IPL Points Table: As soon as Punjab won, the battle of playoff became interesting, now such is the points table
Hyderabad: The victory of Punjab Kings in the match held on Friday (May 13) in IPL 2022 has made the race for the playoff interesting. In the match, Punjab Kings defeated Royal Challengers Bangalore by 54 runs. With this win, Punjab’s team has moved from eighth to sixth place in the points table of IPL 2022. With this win, Punjab’s hopes of reaching the playoffs have also been strengthened.
Let us tell you, Gujarat Titans is the only team, which has made it to the playoffs so far. At the same time, the card of playing the playoffs of two teams Mumbai and Chennai has been cut. The battle between the remaining seven teams to reach the playoffs continues. Lucknow Super Giants, Rajasthan Royals and Royal Challengers Bangalore are leading for the remaining three places of the playoffs.
Let us tell you, in IPL 2022, Royal Challengers Bangalore lost against Punjab Kings by a huge margin of 54 runs. Even after this defeat, Bangalore’s team is at number four in the points table, but it has become difficult for them to reach the playoffs. Punjab’s win has further complicated the playoff equation. If Punjab had lost in this match, then its journey would have almost come to an end. So far, only the team of Gujarat has reached the next round of IPL 2022. At the same time, Chennai Super Kings and Mumbai Indians are out i.e. there is a competition between seven teams for three places.
orange cap race
Jos Buttler tops the list of highest run scorers in IPL 2022 with 625 runs. At the same time, after the Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Punjab Kings match, Shikhar Dhawan and Faf du Plessis in the top 5 and Liam Livingstone, who played a stormy innings of 70 runs, have made their place in the top-10. KL Rahul and David Warner are at the second and third positions in this list.
purple cap race
RCB’s Wanindu Hasaranga, who took two wickets for 15 runs in the quota of four overs against Punjab Kings, snatched the purple cap from Yuzvendra Chahal. Hasaranga and Chahal have taken 23-23 wickets this season. But due to better economy, this cap is adorned on the head of RCB bowler. At the same time, Punjab Kings fast bowler Kagiso Rabada is behind these two bowlers with 21 wickets, taking three wickets against RCB. Harshal Patel has also made his place in the top 4 with 18 wickets.