Gujarat Titans eliminated from playoff race: CSK or RCB, who will benefit from abandoned IPL 2024 match against KKR?


Former champions Gujarat Titans are still hoping for a miracle to enter the playoff stage of the 2024 Indian Premier League season. Champions of the 2022 edition of the cash-rich league, Shubman Gill's GT team were set to host two-time winners Kolkata Knight Riders. at the Narendra Modi Stadium. As the rain gods make their presence felt in Ahmedabad, the traditional draw of the IPL 2024 match between GT and KKR was delayed due to bad weather on Monday.

It's an uphill task for GT to fight for the playoff spots with RCB, LSG, CSK, DC and CSK(AFP-ANI-PTI)

With the rain playing spoilsport in Ahmedabad, GT is out of playoff contention this season. THE GT The team can only collect 14 points in the league stage. GT's horrendous run rate of -1.063 had already put Shubman's men on the verge of an early exit from the IPL 2024 playoff race before the draw against KKR. As Match No. 63 between Gujarat Titans and Kolkata Knight Riders ended in failure, Shubman and Co. became the third team to be eliminated from the IPL 2024 playoff race.

Gujarat Titans risk being knocked out of IPL 2024 playoff race

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Both teams (GT and KKR) shared a point each after the match was stopped in the world's largest cricket stadium. Shreyas Iyer's KKR team has already punched its tickets to the playoff stage of the cash-rich league this season. Two-time winners KKR have amassed 18 points, and the top-ranked side are two points ahead of second-placed Rajasthan Royals. Sanju Samson's RR team still need to win one game to seal their playoff spot. Defending champions CSK are third with 14 points from 14 matches.

Can the washout in Ahmedabad benefit RCB, CSK and SRH?

IPL 2024 Playoffs Scenario: Gujarat Titans Facing Elimination; Can the washout in Ahmedabad benefit RCB, CSK and SRH? (excl. tax)

The five-time winners are followed by scoreless Sunrisers Hyderabad, who are fourth with 14 points. Royal Challengers Bengaluru are fifth with 12 points from 14 matches. Delhi Capitals and Lucknow Super Giants are tied on points with RCB in the IPL 2024 standings. However, KL Rahul's men have a game in hand. Shubman's GT team is eighth with 11 points. A win over KKR can help GT move on par with RCB, LSG and DC on the points table. With a run rate of -1.063, it was already a daunting task for GT to fight for the playoff spots with RCB, LSG, CSK, DC and CSK.

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