Delhi reached the top four after defeating Punjab, know which team has how many points in its account: IPL Points table.
In the 15th season of the Indian Premier League, almost all the teams have played 12 or more matches. The battle of getting a trophy going on between 10 teams is now slowly getting more exciting.
Now the picture of the top four seems to be getting a little clearer. Teams from Gujarat, Lucknow, and Rajasthan remain in the top 4.
Gujarat team is at the top of the points table with 20 points. This season they have become the first team to reach the playoffs. At number two is Rajasthan’s team with 16 points.
On the basis of net run rate, the team of Lucknow has slipped to number three. Delhi beat Punjab by 17 runs and reached the top four for the first time to further cement their play-off hopes.
At number 5 is the team of Royal Challengers Bangalore, which currently has 14 points and has yet to play one more match. RCB needs a big win in that match.
At number six is the team of Kolkata, which is almost out of the race for the playoffs, currently, they have 12 points.
After two consecutive defeats, Punjab’s team has slipped to number 7. At present, the team has 12 points from 13 matches.
Sunrisers Hyderabad team has slipped to number 8 after suffering 5 consecutive defeats. A loss against Mumbai could put them out of the race for the playoffs.
The teams of Chennai and Mumbai are at number 9 and 10 respectively.
Chennai is at number 9 with 8 points from 13 matches with 4 wins while Mumbai’s team is at number 10 with 6 points from 12 matches.
This is the first time that Chennai and Mumbai teams are not there in the playoffs.
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Delhi has kept its hopes of reaching the playoffs alive by winning two consecutive matches. In the match played on Monday, they defeated Punjab Kings by 17 runs.
Batting first, Delhi scored 159 for 7 thanks to Mitchell Marsh’s 63, in response to which Punjab’s team could only manage 142 runs in front of the brilliant bowling of Shardul Thakur.
With this win, Delhi’s team has reached the top four in the points table.
After the match, Delhi captain Rishabh Pant said that in the whole tournament we are winning and lost one match. As a team, we wanted to change that and we did.
Regarding Warner, Pant said that there is nothing to worry about him as he has batted well throughout the tournament.