IPL 2020: Chennai lost to Kolkata, Mumbai Indians became the first team to qualify for the playoffs

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Chennai Super Kings, captained by veteran Mahendra Singh Dhoni, defeated two-time champions Kolkata Knight Riders by 6 wickets in the 49th match of IPL-13 on Thursday. Record four-time champion of this win Mumbai Indians And became the first team to qualify for the playoffs this season.

On Thursday, KKR scored 172 for 5 in 20 overs thanks to a strong knock by opener Nitish Rana (87) at the Dubai International Stadium, after which Ravindra Jadeja (31 *) gave Chennai the victory with a six off the final ball. Chennai opener Rituraj Gaikwad played a valuable innings of 72 runs.

Read, Chennai beat Kolkata, Jadeja’s winning six after Gaikwad’s feat, now the road to the playoffs is difficult

Kolkata lost 7th in 13 matches with 12 points IPL 2020 Points Table I am only at number 5. At the same time, Chennai won 5th in as many matches but the team is at the bottom of the number 8 position with 10 points.

Qualifying for the playoffs requires being in the top-4. Kings XI Punjab also have 12 points, one number above Kolkata. At the same time, Mumbai Indians, who were at the top, benefited from this win and they have qualified with 16 points. The record four-time champion Mumbai team has won 8 of the 12 matches so far and is currently the only team with 16 points.

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