The IPL fever is about to start again in a few weeks from now as the second leg in the UAE is scheduled to get underway on September 19th and it is going to be an action-packed two months. A lot of world-class players have opted to take part in the second leg as it could be the much-needed practice for the T20 World cup that is scheduled in the same venue after the IPL gets over.
The IPL 2021 UAE leg will start off with the defending champions Mumbai Indians taking on their rivals Chennai Super Kings. The tournament this year is expected to be a blockbuster and the final will take place on October 15th. Here are 4 teams that can qualify for the playoffs.
4 Teams Which Can Qualify For The Playoffs:
Mumbai Indians are currently at the 4th position in the points table having won 4 out of their 7 games and they have a positive run rate as well which might be useful for them at the backend of the tournament. Mumbai Indians do have a star-studded lineup and the defending champions have won the most number of IPL trophies as well.
The Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma does know how to get into the playoffs and they had an excellent IPL in the UAE pitches last year. They will have stiff competition for the fourth slot from RCB, Punjab, and Rajasthan, but they have the edge above all these teams with their better balance.