1. Delhi can now solely get a most of 18 factors and Kolkata Knight Riders and Kings XI Punjab can handle 16 at greatest
2. The utmost any crew can attain is 20 factors
3. Now solely two groups can attain the determine of 20 factors – Mumbai Indians and Royal Challengers Bangalore
4. If certainly one of these groups will get to 20 factors, the opposite can’t
5. Mumbai, Bangalore and Delhi are the one groups that may be clear No.1 on the finish of the league stage
6. Kolkata and Kings XI can at greatest tie for prime spot on factors. The very best Hyderabad or Rajasthan can hope for is tied third spot
7. With 9 video games left, there are 512 attainable combos of match outcomes (not counting washouts). Earlier than the final weekend’s (Oct 24) matches began there have been 32,764 attainable combos of outcomes.
8. A tie for at the least one of many positions from 1 to Four is a close to certainty with solely 5 of the 512 attainable outcomes (lower than 1%) yielding clear numbers 1, 2, Three and Four groups
9. Mumbai and Bangalore have a greater than even probability of both being clear No.1 or tying for the highest spot (272 out of 512 attainable outcomes)
10. Regardless of their crushing loss on Tuesday, Delhi nonetheless have a one in three probability of being clear No.1 or tying for first place
11. Chennai stays the one crew that’s out of rivalry for the playoffs
12. After their large win on Tuesday, Hyderabad have a one in 5 probability of ending tied for third or fourth spot. However for that they should win their remaining two video games and hope different outcomes go their manner
The IPL 2020 season has been a really aggressive one. With a crew like Kings XI Punjab rising from the ashes after languishing on the backside of the factors desk, thanks to 5 wins on the trot, issues have turn out to be extra fascinating. The three break free groups this season have been Mumbai Indians, Delhi Capitals and Royal Challengers Bangalore. Mumbai and Bangalore although each misplaced during the last weekend and Delhi had been thrashed by Hyderabad on Tuesday. With seven groups within the working for the 4 play-offs berths and three groups (Mumbai, Delhi and Bangalore) greater than more likely to seal a spot, the struggle for the remaining fourth place (for which KXIP and KKR are the prime contenders as of now) may make the remaining league matches of IPL 2020 very fascinating. Anticipate the groups to throw all the pieces, together with the kitchen sink to try to seize a play-off berth within the matches developing.