Hyderabad-Gujarat match washed out due to rain

SRH cut playoff ticket, know what will happen to CSK and RCB now

The 66th match of IPL 2024 was going to be played between Sunrisers hyderabad and gujarat Titans. But due to rain the match was canceled without even a single ball being bowled. hyderabad got one point from this match and reached the playoffs. In such a situation, know what are the equations in front of RCB and CSK.

Sunrisers hyderabad has become the third team to reach the playoffs of IPL 2024. Their match against gujarat Titans on Thursday, 16th May was washed out due to rain. Both the teams got one point each, due to which hyderabad got 15 points and it was decided that the team captained by Pat Cummins will remain in the top-4. kolkata Knight Riders and rajasthan Royals have already qualified for the playoffs. This means that now only one team can reach the playoffs. In such a situation, the match between royal challengers Bangalore and chennai Super Kings has become interesting.

RCB can reach such playoffs

The RCB vs CSK match to be held on May 18 at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru has, in a way, become a knock out match. If RCB wins this match, they will have 14 points. In this situation net run rate will come into play. To reach the playoffs, RCB will have to beat CSK by at least 18 runs or chase the runs before 18.1 overs, only then they will be able to overtake CSK's net run rate. However, there is a danger of rain on this match also. If the match is not played due to rain, CSK will qualify for the playoffs.

CSK can reach top-2

CSK's path to the playoffs is a little easier than RCB. If Ruturaj Gaikwad Brigade beats RCB on 18th May, they will get the ticket for playoff. With this victory, CSK will have 16 points and they can also reach the top-2. However, they will have to depend on the results of other teams. rajasthan is currently at second position in the points table with 16 points. hyderabad is at third place and CSK is at fourth place. If rajasthan and hyderabad lose their last matches, then CSK can reach number two. Because their net run rate is much better than Rajasthan. If this happens then CSK will get two chances to play the final.

Gujarat's disappointing farewell

This season was very disappointing for gujarat Titans, who played the finals two consecutive seasons. The team could not perform well under the leadership of new captain Shubman Gill. gujarat had raised their playoff hopes with a thumping win against CSK on May 10, but their next match against KKR was canceled due to rain and they were out of the tournament. gujarat team would have been looking to end the season on a happy note with a win in their last match against hyderabad, but once again rain became a villain for them. gujarat left the tournament with 12 points in 14 matches.

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