Sports Desk On the 44th day of the 12th season of the Indian Premier League, there will be 2 matches. The first match will be played at Kings XI Punjab and Chennai Super Kings from 4 pm at the IS Bindra Stadium in Mohali. In the second match at 8 pm, Mumbai Indians and Kolkata Knight Riders will face face-to-face at the Wankhede stadium. The result of these matches will determine the name of the fourth team who reached the playoffs.
These groups are the last match of the stage. This will be the playoff match after May 7. The names of Chennai, Delhi and Mumbai have been decided by 3 out of four of the Playoffs. In the fourth run, Kolkata, Punjab and Sunrise Hyderabad are in the race. Royal Challengers Bangalore and Rajasthan Royals are out of the race for the playoffs.
Chennai is at the top of the table with 18 points in 13 matches. There is 10 points in the same match of Punjab. He is at number 8. Even if he beat Chennai on the home ground, he will have to pray for the home team to win the match between Mumbai and Kolkata to reach the playoffs. Not only that, in addition to reaching the playoff, Punjab will also have to make their net run-rout well. Right now he is in Net Runner Minus.
Both teams are: Chennai SuperKings: Mahendra Singh Dhoni (Captain), KM Asif, Sam Billings, Chaitanya Bishnoi, Dwayne Bravo, Deepak Chahar, Ff Duplessis, Rituraj Gaekwad, Harbhajan Singh, Imran Tahir, Ravindra Jadeja, Kedar Jadhav, Narayan Jagadishan , Scott Kugglin, Monu Kumar, Suresh Raina, Ambati Rayudu, Mitchell Santnar, Karn Sharma, Dhruv Shore, Mohit Sharma, Shardul Thakur, Murali Vijay, Shane Watson.
Kings XI Punjab: Ravichandran Ashwin (captain), Chris Gayle, KL Rahul, Mayank Agarwal, Karun Nair, Nicholas Puran (wicketkeeper), Mandeep Singh, Varun Chakraborty, Mujib ur Rahman, Andrew Toy, Ankit Rajput, Devil Miller, Sarfaraz Khan, Moises Henriques, Harpreet Barar, Sam Kurn, Simran Singh, Murugan Ashwin, Mohammed Shami, Hardus Viljoen, Arshadeep Singh, Darshan Nalqande, Agnivesh Ayeychi.
Calcutta on the other hand, if Kolkata defeats Mumbai in its home ground, then it will qualify for the playoffs, because it will be 14 points in 14 matches. If Kolkata lose and Chennai win in Mohali, then the team of Punjab will be out of the playoffs. However, in Calcutta and Hyderabad, which has a net runrate, it will reach the playoffs, because then both teams will score 12-12 points.
The two teams are: Kolkata Knight Riders: Dinesh Karthik (Captain), Robin Uthappa, Chris Lynn, Shubhaman Gill, Andre Russell, Carlos Brathwaite, Sunil Narine, Piyush Chawla, Kuldeep Yadav, Nitish Rana, Nikhil Naik, Joey Denly, Srikanth Munde , Sandeep Warrior, Famous Krishna, Lucky Ferguson, Harry Gurney, Casey Cariappa, Yara Prithviraj
Mumbai Indians: Rohit Sharma (captain), Hardik Pandya, Yuvraj Singh, Kunal Pandya, Ishaan Kishan (wicketkeeper), Suryakumar Yadav, Mayank Markandey, Rahul Chahar, Ankul Roy, Siddhesh Lad, Aditya Tare, Quinton Deacock, Evin Lewis, Kieron Pollard , Ben Cutting, Michelle Mecklenghn, Adam Milne, Jason Behrendorf, Anmolpreet Singh, Barinder Saran, Pankaj Jaiswal, Rashik Salam, Jaspreet Bumrah.