Explained: How CSK Can Qualify For IPL 2021 Playoffs


Explained: How CSK Can Qualify For IPL 2021 Playoffs. CSK had a season to forget last year and they needed some big performances in IPL 2021 to erase the memories which is what they have had so far. They are currently at the top of the table with 8 wins in 10 games and have become the first side to progress to the playoffs this season. Such has been their tenacity and intent in this season and they deserve a spot in the top two.

They still have four games in hand, and they will reach the top two even if they lose two of their remaining games. They have an excellent net run rate at the moment with 1.069 which is the best in the tournament at present and they are one of the strong contenders to win the tournament this year. Here is how CSK can qualify for IPL 2021 playoffs.

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Chennai Super Kings (Image Credit: Twitter)

Explained: How CSK Can Qualify For IPL 2021 Playoffs

Since CSK has already qualified for the playoffs and their next assignment will be held to on to the top two slots. CSK will finish in the top two if they win two of their remaining 4 games. They can afford to lose 2 games and that is an extraordinary luxury to have at the moment. They will also be aware that they can drop down to the third position if they lose all their remaining four games.

CSK’s upcoming fixtures will be against Sunrisers Hyderabad, Rajasthan Royals, Delhi Capitals, and Punjab Kings and their important game will be against Delhi which could be a rehearsal of the first qualifier. MS Dhoni has captained the side really well and has taken the side to the playoffs by marshalling the troops perfectly. He has answered all the questions that have been prevailing over after a poor season last year.

CSK’s next assignment will be against the Sunrisers Hyderabad today evening at the Sharjah stadium and the men in yellow will start as the favourites to win this game.

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Chennai Super Kings. Image Credits: BCCI

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