IPL 2019 Points Table: The Sportsrush presents before you the final Points Table of Indian Premier League 2019.
The league phase of the 12th season of the Indian Premier League has finally come to an end. After 56 matches in the league phase, Top Four teams have eventually qualified for the playoffs which will start from May 7 (Tuesday).
The grueling tournament was a witness to bountiful intriguing matches which have now formed the final points table. The pinnacle of the league phase was Delhi Capitals qualifying for the playoffs for the first time after 2012.
Playing the tournament with a new uniform and new name, Delhi thrived on the back of a collective team effort coached and mentored by Ricky Ponting and Sourav Ganguly respectively. While Delhi were almost expected to finish in the Top Two, them losing by 80 runs to Chennai Super Kings in their second last match saw them finishing as the No. 3 team.
Mumbai Indians, who were at No. 3 in the points table before their last match, have finished the season as the top-ranked team post defeating Kolkata Knight Riders by 9 wickets tonight. Chasing a 134-run target in the 17th over, MI surpassed Delhi and Chennai Super Kings in the table.
Super Kings, who were at the top of the table, have now finished at No. 2. Having said that, the same shouldn’t worry them for they will still play Qualifier 1 against MI at Chennai.
Sunrisers Hyderabad have thrived on the back of their healthy Net Run Rate. With both them and Kolkata at 12 points, SRH have qualified because of a better NRR. They have also become the first team to qualify for IPL playoffs with just 12 points.
IPL 2019 Points Table
— Cricbuzz (@cricbuzz) May 5, 2019
How Twitter reacted:
— Mohandas Menon (@mohanstatsman) May 5, 2019
SRH reach playoffs the 5th time in 7 seasons – which is 71% of the time. Second best team after CSK (100%)!
— Kausthub45 (@kauSTats) May 5, 2019
The firsts in the IPL points table:
-> First edition of IPL where all teams ended up 11+ points
-> SRH became the 1st team to finish in top four without 7 wins
-> DC became the 1st team to not finish in top two even with 9 wins in an 8-team tournament#IPL2019 #MIvKKR
— Sampath Bandarupalli (@SampathStats) May 5, 2019
Disappointing end to KKr’s campaign. Lucky to have been in the position they were in before tonite’s match but muffed it up. Dependent throughout season on Andre Russell to bail them out. One match too many as it turned out
— Cricketwallah (@cricketwallah) May 5, 2019
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