40 of the total 56 games of the IPL 2021 group stage have been completed, but not a single team has qualified for the playoffs yet. The IPL 2021 was suspended in May earlier this year due to the Covid-19 pandemic. 29 games had taken place in the first leg. The 2nd leg commenced on September 19, with UAE as the new venue.
Chennai Super Kings and Delhi Capitals have managed to dominate the top spot in IPL 2021 points table since the start. These two teams grabbed the top two spots after the first leg. In the ongoing 2nd leg, too, CSK and DC have managed to reserve the top two places for themselves. In this article, we take a look at the playoff qualification scenario for each team in IPL 2021.
IPL 2021 Playoff Qualification Scenario For Each Team
Chennai Super Kings
Chennai Super Kings are at the peak spot in IPL 2021 points table with 16 points. Out of 10 games, CSK have won 8 and lost only 2. CSK are highly assured of qualifying for the playoffs. They have 96.7% chance of finishing in the top two slots. Since CSK have 4 games left in the tournament, the maximum points that they can achieve is 24. (if they manage to win all the rest 4 games).