IPL Playoffs 2024: Which result will mean what in DC vs LSG match today | Cricket News

With three teams eliminated and one assured of finishing in the top two, there are six teams still in the race for IPL2024 playoffs with just seven league matches remaining.

The rain-abandoned match between Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and Gujarat Titans in Ahmedabad on Monday saw two-time champions KKR (19 points, 1 game remaining) secure a top-two spot, while as Gujarat joined the Punjab Kings and Mumbai Indians as teams eliminated from the playoff race.

Tuesday, Delhi Capitals (DC) hosts the Lucknow Super Giants (LSG), and every game now, the playoff scenarios change.
With the sun turning Delhi into a scorching furnace, there is no threat of Ahmedabad-like weather affecting the region. DC vs. LSG match at the Arun Jaitley Stadium in the national capital. So, based on the two possible outcomes, here is how the fortunes of both teams will be affected.

Currently occupying the sixth place in the table with 12 points from 13 matches, this is Delhi's last league match which means losing is not an option at all because if LSG wins, Rishabh Pant & Co will become the fourth team to bow out.
Lucknow also has 12 points but has played one match less than Delhi. But a win against DC will not secure Lucknow a playoff berth. Their chances will improve but to qualify, they will have to beat Mumbai Indians in their last match and hope that Sunrisers Hyderabad (14 points, 2 matches to go) lose their remaining two matches.

A DC win will mean they remain in the playoff race, but their dim hopes will depend heavily on the results of the other league matches.
If Delhi beat Lucknow, then they will want Royal Challengers Bengaluru (12 points, 1 game left) and LSG to lose their remaining matches. On top of that, the Sunrisers will have to lose their final two games by large margins for DC to make the playoffs.
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