IPL 2019 Points Table
In the match 31 of the Indian Premier League (IPL)Mumbai Indians defeated by five-wickets Royal Challengers Bangalore in what was the latter’s seventh loss in eight matches. Starring in the match was Lasith Malinga and Hardik Pandya – the Srilankan delivered a sensational spell of fast bowling while the Indian all-rounder knocked an unbeaten 37 off 16 balls as Mumbai romped to the 172-run target with six balls to spare at the Wankhede Stadium on Monday.
Chasing a challenging total, skipper Rohit Sharma and opener Quinton de Kock powered Mumbai to a blazing start as the duo knitted an important stand of 70 runs in 7 overs. After a bit of stutter in the middle, Hardik played a brilliant cameo to win it for the hosts. Courtesy this victory, Mumbai have now won 5 out of their 8 matches and are currently placed at the third spot in the table. While Bangalore continue to languish at the bottom of the table.
Earlier, following the match 30 of the Indian Premier League (IPL), Delhi Capitals (DC) have bagged their third straight away win taking their total victory tally to five as they defeated Sunrisers Hyderabad on April 14. Following their victory, DC took the second place in the table with ten points, MS Dhoni-led Chennai Super Kings (CSK) leads the proceedings with 14 points.
No surprises at the bottom end as it is Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) who are riling with just one win in their seven outings so far, they currently just have two points in their bag.
The third and fourth spot are occupied by Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and Mumbai Indians (MI) with eight points each.
At the fifth, sixth and seventh places, it is Kings XI Punjab, Sunrisers Hyderabad and Rajasthan Royals respectively.
Below is the updated IPL 2019 Points Table (Courtesy: IPL T20)
IPL points table_coutesy- IPL official website
The format of the league entails that the top four will progress to the playoffs, the teams at the top two will have two chances to take the finals stage while teams finishing at the third and fourth spot will have to battle it out in a qualifier followed by an eliminator. Each win will be rewarded with two points, one in case of a washout and no points for a tie.
The net run rate will be used as a measure if the teams are on level after the league stage concludes.
As the tail end of the tournament approaches, it will be interesting to note which teams finish at the top four. Following are the match which remains ahead of playoffs:
Tuesday, April 16
8 pm IST: Kings XI Punjab vs Rajasthan Royals in Mohali
Wednesday, April 17
8 pm IST Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Chennai Super Kings in Hyderabad
Thursday, April 18
8 pm IST Delhi Capitals vs Mumbai Indians in Delhi
Friday, April 19
8 pm IST: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Royal Challengers Bangalore in Kolkata
Saturday, April 20
4 pm IST: Rajasthan Royals vs Mumbai Indians in Jaipur
8 pm IST: Delhi Capitals vs Kings XI Punjab in Delhi
Sunday, April 21
4 pm IST: Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Kolkata Knight Riders in Hyderabad
8 pm IST: Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Chennai Super Kings in Bengaluru
Monday, April 22
8 pm IST: Rajasthan Royals vs Delhi Capitals in Jaipur
Tuesday, April 23
8 pm IST: Chennai Super Kings vs Sunrisers Hyderabad in Chennai
Wednesday, April 24
8 pm IST: Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Kings XI Punjab in Bengaluru
Thursday, April 25
8 pm IST: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Rajasthan Royals in Kolkata
Friday, April 26
8 pm IST: Chennai Super Kings vs Mumbai Indians in Chennai
Saturday, April 27
8 pm IST: Rajasthan Royals vs Sunrisers Hyderabad in Jaipur
Sunday, April 28
4 pm IST: Delhi Capitals vs Royal Challengers Bangalore in Delhi
8 pm IST: Kolkata vs Mumbai Indians in Kolkata
Monday, April 29
8 pm IST: Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Kings XI Punjab
Tuesday, April 30
8 pm IST: Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Rajasthan Royals
Wednesday, May 1
8 pm IST: Chennai Super Kings vs Delhi Capitals in Chennai
Thursday, May 2
8 pm IST: Mumbai Indians vs Sunrisers Hyderabad in Mumbai
Friday, May 3
8 pm IST Kings XI Punjab vs Kolkata Knight Riders in Mohali
Saturday, May 4
4 pm IST: Delhi Capitals vs Rajasthan Royals in Delhi
8 pm IST: Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Sunrisers Hyderabad in Bengaluru
Sunday, May 5
4 pm IST: Kings XI Punjab vs Chennai Super Kings in Mohali
8 pm IST: Mumbai Indians vs Kolkata Knight Riders in Mumbai