Mumbai: As the Indian Premier League moves closer to the playoffs, teams have started looking at their possibilities of securing a place in the top four of the points table.
Gujarat Titans have dominated the points table and matches throughout this season. With eight wins in nine matches, skipper Hardik Pandya and his team are right on the top of the points table.
Lucknow Super Giants and Rajasthan Royals are racing for the second position on the table. However, in terms of Net Run Rate (NRR), Rajasthan Royals are ahead of LSG.
Sunrisers Hyderabad needs to get back on track if they want to maintain their spot at number four on the points table. Losing the last two matches, the side will be looking for wins in the upcoming games ahead of the playoffs.
Royal Challengers Bangalore are breathing a sigh of relief with their star player Virat Kohli stepping out of his nightmarish form in the last game. The team will be looking forward to the next game against Chennai Super Kings.
Delhi Capitals, Punjab Kings, and Kolkata Knight Riders have a tough road ahead of them. Shikhar Dhawan from Punjab Kings is back in form with an outstanding performance in the past few matches.
Chennai Super Kings won the last game against Sunrisers Hyderabad with MS Dhoni back as captain for the side. All the games for the side are crucial in terms of their chances of making it to the playoffs. Mumbai Indians are going through a rough season with just one win this season. They are last on the points table.