Kolkata Knight Riders: The traffic jam at the points table of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023 is getting exciting day by day. There’s no surety about who’ll make it into the playoffs as 9 out of 10 teams are in contention. But as each day is passing things are getting intense. A loss here for any team would dent their chances a lot and therefore the last week of the league promises a lot of thrill and excitement.

CSK vs KKR: Realistic Qualification Scenarios for Kolkata Knight Riders Ahead of game against CSK

KKR | Image Credit: Twitter, KKR
KKR | Image Credit: Twitter, KKR

Kolkata Knight Riders are among the nine teams who are in contention to qualify for the playoffs. But it’s an uphill task for them as not only do they have to win but they all would be wanting some other results to go there if they want to fancy their chances of qualifying. 

They have two games remaining against Chennai Super Kings and Lucknow Super Giants. First of all, they need to ensure that they win both their games by big margins so that their NRR get a big boost as it’ll be a crucial aspect going ahead into the playoffs. 

Apart from winning their two games, they would want Royal Challengers Bangalore to defeat Rajasthan Royals and would be hoping for Gujarat Titans to beat Sunrisers Hyderabad. They however are not only reliant on this as they would be wanting more results to go their way. 

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For them to qualify, Mumbai Indians also need to beat Lucknow Super Giants and Delhi Capitals need to thump Punjab Kings in their reverse fixture. Also, they would be backing Sunrises Hyderabad to outshine Royal Challengers Bangalore. 

Kolkata Knight Riders also need to have the results of the last two fixtures in their favour. They would be backing Punjab Kings to crush Rajasthan Royals and defending Champions Gujarat Titans to beat Royal Challengers. After this both KKR and PBKS will be tied at 14 points and the net run rate will come into play. 

CSK vs KKR: Realistic Qualification Scenarios for Kolkata Knight Riders Ahead of game against CSK

Kolkata Knight Riders

Here are the Realistic Qualification Scenarios for Kolkata Knight Riders ahead of the game against CSK

– KKR defeat CSK and LSG to reach 14 Points.

– RCB defeat RR.

– GT defeat SRH.

– MI defeat LSG.

– DC defeat PBKS.

– SRH defeat RCB.

– PBKS defeat RR.

– GT defeat RCB.