RCB would like a big win
Lucknow and KKR have played all 14 league matches. While the rest of the teams have 1-1 match left. Rajasthan has 16 points. He is at number three in the points table, but other teams can also beat him on the basis of net run rate. If Rajasthan has to secure a place in the playoffs, then they will have to beat Chennai Super Kings on May 20 at any cost. On May 19, RCB will face Gujarat. RCB have 14 points. He can take a place with one win, but his net run rate is -323. In such a situation, RCB will have to get a big win.
Delhi would like to win
At the same time, Delhi would also like to score 16 points by winning against Mumbai Indians on May 21. On May 22, there will now be a match between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Punjab Kings. Both these teams would like both RCB and Delhi to lose their match. If Delhi and RCB lose, then the winning team from Hyderabad and Punjab will have a chance to go to the playoffs on the basis of net run rate. Hyderabad and Punjab currently have 12 points each.
Such is the points table now –
1- Gujarat Titans : (Match 13, Won 10, Lost 3, Points 20, Net Run Rate + 0.391)
2- Lucknow Super Giants : (Match 14, Won 9, Lost 5, Points 18, Net Run Rate + 0.2513- Rajasthan Royals : (Match 13, Won 8, Lost 5, Points 16, Net Run Rate +0.304)4- Delhi Capitals : (Match 13, Won 7, Lost 6, Points 14, Net Run Rate +0.255)5- Royal Challengers Bangalore : Match 13, won 7, lost 6, points 14, net run rate -0.323)6- Kolkata Knight Riders : (Match 14, Won 6, Lost 8, Points 12, Net Run Rate +0.146)7- Punjab Kings : (Match 13, Won 6, Lost 7, Points 12, Net Run Rate -0.043)8- Sunrisers Hyderabad: (Match 13, Win 6, Lost 7, Points 12, Net Run Rate -0.230)9- Chennai Super Kings : (Match 13, Win 4, Loss 9, Points 8, Net Run Rate -0.206)10-Mumbai Indians : (Match 13, Win 3, Loss 10, Point 6, Net Run Rate -0.577)