IPL Points Table (Updated) On 6th MAY after KKR vs LSG, KKR Move to TOP of IPL Points Table | CSK vs PBKS, CSK Defeat PBKS
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(6 May) IPL Points Table 2024: KKR claimed a big 98-run win against LSG to move to the top of the IPL Points Table. A display of utter domination that Ruturaj Gaikwad and his team did on the field against Punjab Kings where CSK defeated PBKS by 28 runs and stepped closer to the qualification. Here we are with the latest updated IPL Points Table (Updated) After KKR vs LSG.

LSG vs KKR Match Summary

Lucknow Super Giants were considered stronger team when they play at their home but KKR didn’t took them any serious. Kolkata recorded their 8th win of the season and have almost made it the the playoffs.

The home team Lucknow won the toss and invited KKR to bat first. The KKR openers welcomed the invitation by both hands and smacked over 60 in first four overs. KKR have been successful in finding out the best of Sunil Narine with the bat as he smoked 81 runs with a strike rate of 207. Every upcoming batter added runs to the total and the finishing touches by Ramandeep Singh, who smacked 25 off just 6 balls, helped KKR to reach a mammoth total of 235.

To Chase this down, a big knock from the skipper and one other batter was required but Kudos to the bowling unit of KKR that they didn’t allowed any batter to free his arms and bowled the good lengths. Marcus Stoinis posed a threat for KKR but Russell trapped him on a slower.

IPL Points Table (Updated) On 6th MAY after KKR vs LSG, KKR Move to TOP of IPL Points Table | CSK vs PBKS, CSK Defeat PBKS
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None of the LSG batter could stand on the crease and it was all done and dusted when LSG was reduced to 101 for five down. Aston Turner showed some shots in the latter half but halted by an unlucky caught and bowled. KKR summed up LSG under 137 and won the game by 98 runs.

PBKS vs CSK Match Summary

It wasn’t the best outing for CSK when they batted first, to be honest. They lost Ajinkya Rahane in the second over but skipper Gaikwad and Daryl Michell got a handy partnership to provide a decent powerplay to CSK. Rahul Chahar was too good in the middle overs and he picked up crucial wickets at crucial times.

IPL Points Table (Updated) On 5 May, CSK Dominates PBKS at Dharamshala
Harshal bowled out Dhoni for a duck (BCCI)

Shivam Dube got out on a duck, Ruturaj couldn’t capitalize on a good start, and Santner also lost the trick early and all those fell prey to Rahul Chahar. Harshal Patel became the first bowler in TATA IPL 2024 to dismiss MS Dhoni and he got him a golden duck.

CSK managed to reach 167 after their 20 overs. The target wasn’t too big for a team that chased down 261 a couple of matches back, but it was CSK in the other corner this time. PBKS lost two wickets within 10 runs and it was CSK dominated the arena thereafter.

IPL Points Table (Updated) On 5 May, CSK Dominates PBKS at Dharamshala
Ravindra Jadeja trapped Punjab’s middle order (BCCI)

Shashank Singh and Prabhsimran were the only two batters to cross the 20-run mark. Five out of the top-7 of PBKS batters went in single-digit scores showing the dominance of the Chennai Super Kings bowling unit in the middle overs. From 62 for 2 wickets down and then lost 6 wickets for just 28 runs.

CSK bundled up PBKS under 139 and won the match by 28 runs. Below is the latest updated IPL Points Table (Updated) After LSG vs KKR:

IPL Points Table Updated After LSG vs KKR

KKR are the new number one of the IPL Points Table. They have the best NRR in the tournament and are on the top of table replacing RR. Rajasthan Royals are sitting second with a NRR of +0.622.

CSK now moves up to the third rank in the IPL Points Table after a big win against the Punjab Kings. CSK have played 11 matches and they have won 6 matches and have the second highest NRR of +0.700.

The road to playoffs for the Punjab Kings is now in a fizzy shape. They, however, are still alive mathematically, but practically they are out.

Kolkata Knight Riders1183016+1.453
Rajasthan Royals1082016+0.622
Chennai Super Kings1165012+0.700
Sunrisers Hyderabad1064012+0.072
Lucknow Super Giants1165012-0.371
Delhi Capitals1156010-0.442
Royal Challengers Bengaluru114708-0.049
Punjab Kings114708-0.187
Gujarat Titans114708-1.320
Mumbai Indians113806-0.356
IPL Points Table

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