Explained: How Kolkata Knight Riders Can Qualify For IPL 2021 Playoffs. Kolkata Knight Riders will be delighted by CSK winning yesterday’s encounter in IPL 2021 UAE phase and knocking out SRH from the playoff chances. Kolkata has been in great form in recent times winning three of their last four encounters and the other teams in the mid-table will be hoping that Kolkata starts to lose games.
Eoin Morgan has used his tactics brilliantly and his bowling changes have been on the money so far in UAE. Kolkata Knight Riders are currently in the fourth position with 10 points from 11 games and they have the best net run rate as well presently. They have the clearest route map to playoffs at the moment and here is how Kolkata Knight Riders can qualify for IPL 2021 playoffs.
How Kolkata Knight Riders Can Qualify For IPL 2021 Playoffs
Kolkata Knight Riders after their win against Delhi Capitals will need a minimum of 2 wins from their remaining games. 14 points and a better net run rate would take them to the playoffs for sure. However, if they can win all their three remaining games, it will definitely rule out the chances for the other franchises in the mid-table.
Kolkata Knight Riders have got the most interesting fixtures coming up as all those games will be like a knockout game for the opponents of PBKS and RR. The good start to their UAE campaign with big margin wins has made it easy for them to qualify and they look the most probable side to finish at the number four position at the moment. They have to make sure that they don’t end up losing two of their last 3 games.
KKR will be the side that the other franchises will start to fear now as they have got the momentum going in their favour. Their top order has been firing and the youngsters have contributed a lot to the franchise already. Their next assignment will be up against the Punjab Kings today evening.