IPL 2016 Knockouts Scenarios | Which team will qualify for IPL playoff matches | IPL 2016 Playoff Qualifier

Welcome visitors Indian Premier League is on its crucial stage and the time has come to know  about the Teams scenarios for IPL 2016 Knockouts stage.Four teams will be selected for the IPL 2016 Playoff Matches which will further play IPL Knockout and Eliminator Matches from 24 May 2016 to 27 May 2016.On the current ranking of all the teams we are able to tell you what the Teams should do to make position in the IPL 2016 Knockout Stage.Here we have shared the probability of the Teams which can qualify for the IPL 2016 Playoff Matches






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Sunrisers Hyderabad (Points 16;NRR +0.400)


Matches Left

vs Delhi Daredevils on 20 May 2016 at Raipur

vs Kolkata Knight Riders on 22 May 2016 at Kolkata


Sunrisers Hyderabad is almost in the Top Four for Playoff Matches and if they will win Both of the matches they will surely finish for the Top Two.

If they win only one Match they will qualify in the Top four due to their positive Net Run Rate +0.400

The only possible way thay they gets eliminated in the Playoff Matches if they loose their both matches very badly and decrease their Net Run Rate.

They will qualify for the Top Four even if they loose their both matches but to qualify for the top two they have to win Both Matches.



Gujarat Lions (Points 16;NRR -0.479)

Matches Left

vs Mumbai Indians on 21 May 2016 at Kanpur

Gujarat Lions also have almost covered the way to play for the Playoff stage bu their negative Net Run Rate may become cause for their elimination if they loose their last match with Mumbai Indians on 21st May 2016.

If they win their last match with Mumbai they they will definitely qualify for Playoff but top two finish will depend upon their net run rate as they have negative run rate of -0.479.

The possibility of their elimination may be heavy as they have much less net run rate as compared to Delhi Daredevils and Royal Challengers Bangalore.



Royal Challengers Bangalore (Points 14;NRR +0.930)

Matches Left

vs Delhi Daredevils on 22 May 2016 at Raipur

Royal Challengers have to definitely win their last match with Delhi Daredevils to qualify for the Playoff stage as their positive net run rate will enhance their performance and help them to get position in Top Four

If they lose their last match then they will be eliminated but their positive run rate might come to their aid in case of tie at 14 points.


Kolkata Knight Riders (Points 14;NRR +0.022)

Matches Left

vs Sunrisers Hyderabad

After their last defeat with Gujarat Lions it has become essential for KKR to win their match with Sunrisers Hyderabad as their last defeat has not only affected their Points but also their net run rate.

If they loose their last match they might face problem to qualify for Playoff.It might come down to a net run rate shoot out with the other teams that have 14 points.

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Mumbai Indians (Points 14;NRR -0.082)

Matches Left

vs Gujarat Lions 

They are almost eliminated form the top four to play Knockout stage as they have only one match left and their negative net run rate is the biggest problem for them.

If they win their last match then also their way to Playoff will be decided by the results of Kolkata Knight Riders and Royal Challengers Bangalore.

The team must have to focus on winning their last match and also try to increase their net run rate to qualify for Playoff Matches.


Delhi daredevils (Points 12;NRR  -0.125)

Matches Left

vs Sunrisers Hyderabad on 20 May 2016 at Raipur

vs Royal Challengers Bangalore on 22 May 2016 at Raipur

Delhi Daredevils have the Golden Chance to qualify for the Playoff Stage as they have two matches remaining to play.

Delhi Daredevils have to win both the matches to finish for the top four but if they lose any one of the match they will be surely eliminated as they have negative net run rate which will effect their ranking to qualify for Playoff Stage.

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Rising Pune Supergiants and Kings XI Punjab are already eliminated from the top four so it is not necessary to talk about the their Scenarios.


Wrapped Up

Here in this post we have shared everything what the teams should do to finish with the top four to play Playoff Matches.Feel free to share this post so that everyone should support their team.Don't forget to tell us which Team will Qualify for Playoff Matches in the comment box.