The first two teams:
The Gujarat Titans have secured their play-off berth with 9 wins from 12 matches. The Lucknow Super Giants then secured the play-off berth with 16 points from 12 matches. Having a mega win in one of the next two matches will ensure one of the first two places.
Rajasthan Royals have 7 wins from 12 matches with 14 points. A mega win in one of the next two matches will ensure a playoff berth.
Only 3 teams are considered to have a chance to go to the playoffs as a fourth team. One is RCB. The team will have a play-off chance only if they get a mega win over Gujarat Titan in the last match. Next up is the fierce competition between Delhi, Punjab and Sunrisers. The reason is that these three teams will alternately clash in the upcoming matches.
Hyderabad, Punjab teams clash in a match. The losing team will be eliminated from the play-off race. Next up are Punjab and Delhi. The losing team will be eliminated from the play-off race. Thus, these two matches have generated great anticipation.
Otherwise Kolkata, CSK and Mumbai Indians have already been eliminated from the play-off race.