IPL 2024: RCB and DC Qualification Scenario For Playoffs. Can RCB still Qualify? RCB vs DC Analysis
RCB vs DC IPL 2024: RCB and DC Qualification Scenario For Playoffs

RCB vs DC PL 2024: It is a clash of hopes, it is a fight for their pride, it is RCB vs DC in the final leg of the Group stage of the TATA IPL 2024. A loss here will dump all the dreams of the fans of these two franchises which they have built up in the past week. Here we are with the RCB and DC Qualification Scenario For Playoffs before RCB vs DC in IPL 2024.

RCB vs DC Match Preview

Practically, the road of Playoffs for RCB is crushed already. The maximum they can reach is up to 14 points, which is nowhere near the qualification mark. Virat Kohli said that they are not looking at the points table at the moment and just want to play good cricket, but this contest is all it takes for their fortune in the TATA IPL 2024.

They will clash against a side that will miss their regular skipper due to a match ban following continuous slow overrate matches. Delhi Capitals are in a better condition than RCB as they have won 6 out of 12. They can reach 16 points if they take down RCB and LSG in their last fixture.

Virat Kohli and Shreyas Iyer(SC vs RCB)
RCB vs DC 2019 | Image – BCCI/IPL

Delhi Capitals will be led by Axar Patel in the match against RCB. If we look at the history, RCB has been dominating DC in the total 30 matches played between them with 18 wins. DC managed to win 11 and one ended without any result.

An important match and with the clouds over the head, pride will be on the line for both teams as the stage is set at M. Chinnaswamy Stadium.

Let’s take a look at IPL Points Table and the possible scenarios for RCB and DC to qualify:

IPL Points Table 2024

POSTEAMSPWLDPTSNRR
1Kolkata Knight Riders (Q)12930181.428
2Rajasthan Royals11830160.476
3Sunrisers Hyderabad12750140.406
4Chennai Super Kings12660120.491
5Delhi Capitals1266012-0.316
6Lucknow Super Giants1266012-0.769
7Royal Challengers Bengaluru12570100.217
8Gujarat Titans1257010-1.063
9Mumbai Indians (E)134908-0.271
10Punjab Kings (E)124808-0.423

RCB and DC Qualification Scenario

The scenarios for both sides are full of all but “If”. Kolkata Knight Riders, Rajasthan Royals, and Sunrisers Hyderabad are the three sides that are almost sure to qualify and the spot 4 is left with CSK, DC, LSG, and RCB fighting.

RCB Qualification Scenario

First talking about RCB, they have played 12 matches till now and have won 5 and are left with two more to play; one against Delhi Capitals (today) and the second against Chennai Super Kings. They have to win both and expect that RR defeats CSK in the day match today. Also, they need either DC or MI or both to defeat LSG.

IPL 2024 Points Table Updated on 23rd March after CSK vs RCB, Full Match Highlights
Image: IPLT20

RCB have no threat from GT as they are very low on NRR. Bangalore are currently in 7th position in the points table and hold a good NRR.

  • RCB need to defeat DC today
  • RCB need to defeat CSK on 18th May
  • RR to beat CSK today
  • DC, MI to defeat LSG with a small margin.

DC Qualification Scenario

The Capitals’ path is clear and not very much dependent on others. They need to win both their remaining games with good margins to take care of their NRR and they will be in if they surpass the NRR of CSK.

Delhi Capitals Created History By Becoming the First Team To... | LSG vs DC IPL 2024
Delhi Capitals | LSG vs DC IPL 2024
  • DC need to defeat RCB today
  • DC need to defeat LSG on 14 May
  • RCB or RR to defeat CSK

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