IPL 2023: LSG will face both RCB, RR or MI in Eliminator 1.© BCCI/IPL
Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) survived Rinku Singh‘s onslaught to edge out Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) by one run, and booked their place within the IPL 2023 playoffs. The win took LSG to 17 factors from 14 league matches, whereas KKR’s hopes of reaching the playoffs had been dashed with this defeat. LSG stay within the third spot, three factors forward of fourth-placed Royal Challengers Bangalore. However, their win was not sufficient to take them above CSK, who registered an enormous win over Delhi Capitals earlier on the day to safe their playoff spot.
Rajasthan Royals and Mumbai Indians are fifth and sixth, respectively, within the factors desk. GT will tackle CSK in Qualifier 1, whereas LSG will face both RCB, RR or MI in Eliminator 1.
The closing spherical of matches on Sunday will determine which crew will take the ultimate spot within the playoffs.
Orange Cap Standings:
Royal Challengers Bangalore captain Faf du Plessis has a agency grip over the Orange Cap, having scored 702 runs in 13 matches. RR’s Yashasvi Jaiswal is second within the checklist with 625 runs in 14 matches.
Jaiswal is adopted by CSK opening batter Devon Conway (585 runs in 14 matches) and Gujarat Titans opener Shubman Gill (576 runs in 13 matches). RCB stalwart Virat Kohli completes the highest 5 with 538 runs in 13 matches.
Purple Cap Standings:
The Purple Cap standings are led by the Gujarat Titans duo of Mohammed Shami and Rashid Khan. Both have 23 scalps every to their title in 13 matches apiece. Rajasthan Royals spinner Yuzvendra Chahal slots in on the No. 3 spot with 21 wickets in 14 matches.
Mumbai Indians’ veteran spinner Piyush Chawla is sitting on 20 wickets from 13 matches. Completing the highest 5 is KKR spinner Tushar Deshpande with 20 scalps in 14 matches.
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