IPL 2023
Virat Kohli and Naveen Ul Haq | Twitter

IPL 2023: We are in the last week of the league stage of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023. One team has qualified whereas two have been eliminated from the race. However 7 teams are still in contention and a loss here for any team means that will be knocked out, such is the competition we are having. It remains to be seen who will join Gujarat Titans in the playoffs. 

IPL 2023: How can RCB and LSG face each other in playoffs?

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IPL 2023: The game between Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in the league stage arguably was one of the best games. The match not only saw the staggering competition between bat and ball, but it was also host to verbal spats between players. 

Royal Challengers Bangalore won the game but the main highlight of the game was the heated exchange of words between Virat Kohli and Naveen Ul Haq. Not only this but Gautam Gambhir too was involved and things didn’t look as even after the match the players have been taking a dig at social media. 

RCB and LSG faced each other twice in the league stage but after the incident fans have been craving for one more encounter. However, there’s a real possibility of both facing each other as they are in contention to qualify for the playoffs. They can face each other in the eliminator

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For this to happen, Royal Challengers Bangalore needs to beat both Sunrisers Hyderabad and Gujarat Titans. Chennai Super Kings also needs to beat Delhi Capitals whereas Lucknow have to suffer defeat against Kolkata Knight Riders. Also, SRH should thump Mumbai Indians and Punjab Kings should one of their last league game. 

IPL 2023: Qualification scenarios if Royal Challengers Bangalore have to face Lucknow Super Giants in playoffs 

RCB vs LSG | Image Credit: Twitter LSG
RCB vs LSG | Image Credit: Twitter LSG

IPL 2023: Here are the Qualification scenarios if Royal Challengers Bangalore have to face Lucknow Super Giants in the playoffs 

S.No Qualification scenarios 
1. RCB to beat SRH and GT 
2.CSK To thump DC 
3.KKR should win against LSG 
4. SRH to beat MI 
5.DC or RR beat PBKS