The thirteenth version of the cash-rich T20 tournament of India, the Indian Premier League (IPL 2020) is going on in a full swing as the United Arab Emirates (UAE), being the host has accessed them to their three major venues.
The eight teams are battling each other to clinch the trophy but the season is totally different this time as the three times IPL winner, the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) are resting on the last spot of the points table. Delhi Capitals (DC), which are the leader of the table, are going absolutely fine in all departments. Let’s have a look at four favorites who can qualify for the playoffs.
IPL 2020: Top four teams that can be qualified for the playoffs
1) Delhi Capitals (DC)
The table leaders have won seven out of ten matches as they started their IPL journey with a magnificent but critical win against the KL Rahul-led KXIP as the poor umpiring judged the wrong running call. From their batsmen to their bowlers, everyone is playing their part as Kagiso Rabada is the current purple cap holder. Also, Shikar Dhawan ranks second on the Orange Caps list. The team is absolutely already qualified and will be seen in the playoffs.
2) Mumbai Indians (MI)
The four-times IPL winners that make them the most successful franchise of the tournament, are ranking third on the points table currently. MI, despite the fact that they begun their journey with a defeat in hands of CSK, settled later as the players are giving their hundred percent to clinch the fifth title. They are absolutely another qualifier after Iyer’s side.
3) Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB)
Despite the criticism that RCB faced in the beginning journey, they have settled themselves for now as they rank second on the table. Kohli is also settling himself as a skipper and seems to lead his team to the playoffs. However, one of the most favorite teams is yet to win their maiden IPL title but the team looks to have another kind of confidence this season.
4) Kings XI Punjab (KXIP)
Although the KXIP rank fifth on the points table, the energy they have shown since the last two games are incredible. If they will be holding on to the momentum, they can be in the playoffs eliminating KKR from the fourth spot. Especially after Gayle has been their part, they are doing well. Also, the skipper is the current Orange Cap holder with his opening fellow, Mayank Agarwal, ranking third for the title.