KKR’s win over Hyderabad turned out to be the biggest turning point, changing the play-off equation
What a big upheaval after KKR’s victory, see …Before this match, KKR had played 12 matches. In these 12 matches, KKR had won five matches and lost seven matches. Therefore, KKR team had scored 10 points with five wins. It was said that this ended KKR’s challenge in the IPL. But in today’s match, KKR got a big victory and saw a big change in the score. Today was KKR’s 13th match. They won the match. This was his sixth victory in the tournament. So now KKR team has got 12 points. The KKR team now has one match left. Therefore, if KKR team wins this match, they can get 14 points. Also, if teams from other playoff races lose, KKR may face a playoff lottery. KKR’s team has also done well in the run rate with a big win in this match. Earning a strong run rate with the win, KKR’s team is now seen beating two teams in the standings. Because before this match, KKR’s team was in the eighth position. But after this victory, KKR’s team has beaten both Hyderabad and Punjab in the standings, so KKR’s team has reached the sixth position at the moment. Therefore, KKR’s team is getting closer to the playoffs. But KKR will have only one chance now. Punjab and Hyderabad, on the other hand, have two more matches to play. Punjab now have 12 points, so they can earn 16 points with a win in both the matches. Hyderabad now have 10 points and if they get two wins, they can get 14 points. So now the color of play-off has increased a lot. Therefore, it will be decided whether the challenge of the teams in this tournament will remain on the remaining 1-2 matches only.