IPL 2017: What teams need to do to qualify for playoffs - the thrilling endgame
Delhi Daredevils upset defending champions Sunrisers Hyderabad at home on Tuesday to keep their fading hopes alive while Royal Challengers Bangalore can upset a few calculations. (SCHEDULE)
Royal Challengers Bangalore, last year’s IPL finalist, are out of the reckoning. They have five points after 11 matches -- a team plays 14 till the last-four stage -- and Virat Kohli’s team has been the biggest disappointment of the IPL 2017.
Mumbai Indians, the team in good form, need just one win to make the last-four stage. More wins will place them in a better position in the playoffs. MI have won the IPL twice and Rohit Sharma’s team looks good for a third.
Here’s a look at the multiple equations and what teams need to do enter the playoffs.