IPL 2021: Double Header Day on Sunday to decide who finishes No. 1 team in IPL 2021 points table after phase 1

IPL 2021: Double Header Day on Sunday to decide who finishes No. 1 team in IPL 2021 points table after phase 1
IPL 2021: Double Header Day on Sunday to decide who finishes No. 1 team in IPL 2021 points table after phase 1

IPL 2021 – Double Header Day CSK vs RCB & SRH vs DC: The Indian Premier League (IPL 2021) will witness its first-weekend doubleheader tomorrow on 25th April as 4 teams will be in action: CSK vs RCB & SRH vs DC. What is interesting is how the fate of these two matches can overhaul the IPL 2021 points table and firmly establish a frontrunner after the first phase of the tournament.

Out of the 4 teams playing, three of them – RCB, CSK and DC occupy the first three positions in the IPL 2021 Points table and are expected to come all guns blazing in a bid to consolidate their claim for the trophy.

IPL 2021 Points Table: How things currently stand
 
Pos Team Plyd. Won Lost Tied Net RR. Pts
1 Royal Challengers Bangalore(RCB) 4 4 0 0 +1.009 8
2 Chennai Super Kings(CSK) 4 3 1 0 +1.142 6
3 Delhi Capitals(DC) 4 3 1 0 +0.426 6

 

IPL 2021: CSK vs RCB match being dubbed as biggest clash of the season; Who will take the No.1 spot?

Chennai Super Kings and Royal Challengers Bangalore are at different places in terms of their IPL journey. After dominating the league for several years, Chennai hit rock-bottom the last year but have found steam once again.

Also Read: IPL 2021 Latest Points Table, Orange Cap, Purple Cap Holders List, check all LIVE updates

Royal Challengers Bangalore, on the other hand, having not won an IPL title ever, are on an upswing over the last couple of years. This time particularly, the team has been playing the best brand of cricket that they have over the last few years.

RCB have won each of their first four matches, with all of them – apart from the last ball win against Mumbai Indians – being comprehensive. This reflects in their net run rate as well. If Virat Kohli’s men can manage to win a fifth game on the trot, they will be the undisputed leaders after the completion of Phase 1 with 10 points from 5 games- a feat no other team can achieve.

Also Read: CSK vs RCB in IPL 2021: Fans eager for MS Dhoni vs Virat Kohli clash – All you need to know about top two teams in IPL 2021 points table

IPL 2021: Delhi Capital eye big-margin win to establish claim for top spot

On the other hand, DC can also spring a comprehensive win against a languishing Sunrisers Hyderbad side in the second game of the double-header tomorrow. Delhi Capitals are currently on 6 points after managing 3 wins in the four games while SRH picked up their first win after 3 consecutive losses. Comparing the top 3 teams in IPl 2021 points table, DC has the least run rate but if the Rishabh Pant-led side can garner a win by big margin, it would open up their chances to become the frontrunners for the coveted IPL 2021 title.

IPL 2021 Teams Points Table

No. Teams Played Won Lost N/R Points NRR
1 Royal Challengers Bangalore 4 4 0 0 8 +1.009
2 Chennai Super Kings   4 3 1 0 6 +1.142
3 Delhi Capitals 4 3 1 0 6 +0.426
4 Mumbai Indians 5 2 3 0 4 -0.032
5 Punjab Kings 5 2 3 0 4 -0.428
6 Rajasthan Royals 5 2 3 0 4 -0.681
7 Sunrisers Hyderabad 4 1 3 0 2 -0.228
8 Kolkata Knight Riders 5 1 4 0 2 -0.675
IPL 2021: Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) remaining games
 
6 April 27, Tuesday Delhi Capitals vs Royal Challengers Bangalore 7:30 PM Ahmedabad
7 April 30, Friday Punjab Kings vs Royal Challengers Bangalore 7:30 PM Ahmedabad
8 May 3, Monday Kolkata Knight Riders vs Royal Challengers Bangalore 7:30 PM Ahmedabad
9 May 6, Thursday Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Punjab Kings 7.30 PM Ahmedabad
10 May 9, Sunday Royal Challengers Bangalore v Sunrisers Hyderabad 7.30 PM Kolkata
11 May 14, Friday Royal Challengers Bangalore v Delhi Capitals 7.30 PM Kolkata
12 May 16, Sunday Rajasthan Royals v Royal Challengers Bangalore 3.30 PM Kolkata
13 May 20, Thursday Royal Challengers Bangalore v Mumbai Indians 3.30 PM Kolkata
14 May 23, Sunday Royal Challengers Bangalore v Chennai Super Kings 7.30 PM Kolkata

IPL 2021: Chennai Super Kings (CSK) remaining games
 
April 28, Wednesday Chennai Super Kings vs Sunrisers Hyderabad 7:30 PM Delhi
May 1, Saturday Mumbai Indians vs Chennai Super Kings 7:30 PM Delhi
May 5, Wednesday Rajasthan Royals vs Chennai Super Kings 7.30 PM Delhi
May 7, Friday Sunrisers Hyderabad v Chennai Super Kings 7.30 PM Delhi
May 9, Sunday Chennai Super Kings v Punjab Kings 3.30 PM Bengaluru
May 12, Wednesday Chennai Super Kings v Kolkata Knight Riders 7.30 PM Bengaluru
May 16, Sunday Chennai Super Kings v Mumbai Indians 7.30 PM Bengaluru
May 21, Friday Delhi Capitals v Chennai Super Kings 7.30 PM Kolkata
May 23, Sunday Royal Challengers Bangalore v Chennai Super Kings 7.30 PM Kolkata