Kolkata Knight Riders, Sunrisers Hyderabad, Royal
Picture Supply : BCCI/IPL Kolkata Knight Riders, Sunrisers Hyderabad, Royal Challengers Bengaluru and Rajasthan Royals have certified for the playoffs in IPL 2024

Kolkata Knight Riders, Sunrisers Hyderabad, Royal Challengers Bengaluru and Rajasthan Royals turned the 4 groups to qualify for the playoffs within the 2024 version of the IPL. For the primary time within the IPL, the 4 groups within the high 4 are fully totally different from the earlier season. Gautam Gambhir and addition of Phil Salt modified every thing for KKR, Pat Cummins’ management together with aggressive mindset did it for SRH after three years, and the consistency and efficiency as a staff helped Rajasthan Royals get to the playoffs for the second time on this three-year cycle whereas luck, perception and a few impressed performances turned it round for RCB in a redemption for the ages.

This is all it is advisable know concerning the IPL 2024 playoffs-

Street to high 4

Kolkata Knight Riders had been in all probability probably the most constant staff of the event and therefore have completed on the high of the desk. KKR began their event with a detailed 4-run win in opposition to this very opponent, the Sunrisers Hyderabad earlier than they beat RCB and Delhi in away video games. A low-scoring recreation in opposition to CSK did not go their means after which began a five-game run at dwelling. RR and Punjab Kings chased down huge scores in opposition to them for them to ultimately come out winners in opposition to LSG, Delhi Capitals and RCB once more. After that they did not lose a single recreation earlier than their final two had been washed out.

Sunrisers Hyderabad began their marketing campaign with a detailed loss to KKR after which started the season of huge scores. Travis Head and Abhishek Sharma led SRH to huge totals, larger sixes and even larger intent and the groups had been blown off. 277 in opposition to MI, 287 in opposition to RCB, 266 in opposition to Delhi. They had been destroying groups for enjoyable. Then got here a giant lull the place they misplaced three out of their 4 video games earlier than rectifying their errors of their final three houses video games in opposition to LSG and Punjab Kings to complete on a excessive. The match in opposition to GT was washed out.

Rajasthan Royals had been dominating at one level, in such a one-sided means that it did not matter who the opposition was. RCB, KKR, Delhi, Punjab Kings or Mumbai Indians, they obtained throughout the road, relatively comfortably. With 16 factors in 9 video games, they’d have fancied themselves to high the desk. Nonetheless, a one-run loss to SRH triggered a winless streak for the Royals that has adopted them until the tip of the league stage. They suffered a loss in opposition to the Delhi Capitals after which Chennai Tremendous Kings on the highway earlier than dropping a recreation in opposition to Punjab Kings at their adopted dwelling floor. Nothing appeared to go proper for RR as their last recreation was washed out and so they now face a resurgent RCB.

Royal Challengers Bengaluru had been belted, and completely thrashed within the first half of the event and that is not an exaggeration. RCB misplaced to CSK, Rajasthan Royals, Sunrisers, KKR, Lucknow, mainly each staff. Nonetheless, after six losses, one thing modified. Some exhausting phrases had been stated. The reverse fixture in opposition to KKR noticed for the primary time RCB implement the bowling plans they’d and nearly received the sport. The shift started. They began successful. Beat SRH first up. Then adopted it up in opposition to Gujarat Titans twice, then Punjab Kings and Delhi Capitals earlier than the humdinger in opposition to the Chennai Tremendous Kings. Aside from their wins, a variety of different outcomes needed to go their means, it did and RCB now face an underconfident Royals facet in an eliminator.

Full Schedule

Might 21 – Qualifier 1: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Sunrisers Hyderabad

Might 22 – Eliminator: Rajasthan Royals vs Royal Challengers Bengaluru
Might 24 – Qualifier 2: Winner of Eliminator vs Loser of Qualifier 1
Might 26 – Last: Winner of Qualifier 1 vs Winner of Qualifier 2

Match particulars and stay streaming

The primary two playoff matches (the primary qualifier and the eliminator) will happen at Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad whereas Chennai’s MA Chidambaram Stadium will host the remaining two (the second qualifier and the ultimate). All 4 matches may have a 7:30 PM IST begin with the toss to happen half an hour earlier than.

The event will proceed to telecast the video games on Star Sports activities 1, Star Sports activities 1 HD channels in English and in different languages on language-specific channels. The stay streaming of all 4 matches will probably be out there on JioCinema app and web site.


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