Rajasthan Royals have regained themselves to make it to the playoffs in the 13th season of the Indian Premier League after registering a major win over Kings XI Punjab on Friday at Sheikh Zayed Stadium. KXIP had scored 185 runs in 20 overs. But RR followed the target quite easily as Ben Stokes hit a half-century off just 26 balls.
Just behind RR KXIP, IPL climbed to the fifth position in the 2020 points table. The three teams have 12 runs in the points table and it looks like the playoff race will go on to the last match of the regular season.
Chennai Super Kings managed to secure their fifth win of the season as they defeated Kolkata Knight Riders by 6 wickets at the Dubai International Stadium on Thursday. The win cannot change any of the results for CSK as they are in the last position with 10 points from 13 matches.
KKR reached sixth place in the IPL 2020 points table. He has 12 points from 13 matches.
Mumbai Indians became the first team to register eight wins in the tournament in the IPL 2020 on Wednesday when they defeated Royal Challengers Bangalore by five wickets Wednesday in Abu Dhabi. With this win, their points are 16 and they are retained in the playoffs.
RCB finished second with 14 points. At number 3 is Delhi Capitals, who have suffered three consecutive defeats and are waiting for their shot to make it to the playoffs.
KL Rahul is on top with 641 runs and holds the orange cap, followed by Shikhar Dhawan in second and Sunrisers Hyderabad's David Warner in third.
RCB captain Virat Kohli is in fourth place, and his young teammate Devadatta Padikkal is in the top 5, scoring 74 runs against MI and his 417 runs in the season at an average of 34.75.
Kagiso Rabada holds the Purple Cap with 23 wickets. Jasprit Bumrah is second with 20 wickets. Mohammed Shami of Kings XI Punjab is third with 20 wickets, while RR paceman Jofra Archer and Yuzvendra Chahal finished fourth and fifth with 19 and 18 wickets respectively.