As of today the playoff selection state of IPL T20 2021 league has been abolished as all these matches are over now only qualifiers, eliminator and final matches are left which are Chennai Super Kings, Delhi Capitals, Kolkata Knight Riders and Kolkata Knight Riders. Royal Challengers is going to be played between Bangalore.
If we look at the previous matches, Royal Challengers Bangalore have a special chance to break into the top 2 where Mumbai Indians will have to do a miracle and win by more than 171 runs, at least.
And this is the only way that Mumbai Indians can come in top 4, if Mumbai Indians fails to do so then Mumbai Indians will not be able to come in top 4 and qualifier match will not be played.
Does this mean we are now left with 4 teams that will play the playoff matches and the first first qualifier match will be played with Delhi Capitals and Chennai Super Kings for the match, it will be played next Sunday in Dubai and after that In this match will be played between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Kolkata Knight Riders, which is called Eliminator match. It will be played on Monday.
This method of playoff has an advantage for both those who have lost in Qualifier 1, and they also have a chance to make their place in the match again but at the moment if any team wins consecutive matches then they Might get a chance to play the finals.
Now its structure is such that the qualifier match will be played in the first match and the eliminator match will be played in the second match. For this, 2 teams have been fixed amongst themselves in both the matches.
In the first match, Delhi Capitals and Chennai Super Kings will play and only after that the Eliminator match will be played in which Royal Challengers Bangalore and Kolkata Knight Riders will play each other.
After this, who will lose the match of Qualifier 1 and who will win the Eliminator match and the two teams will be clashed and they will play each other. And after that whichever of those two wins, he will try his flag in the final match with the winner of Qualifier 1.
IPL T20 2021 play-off schedule
Qualifier One Match
Delhi Capitals and Chennai Super Kings will play each other in the qualifier match and this match will take place on Sunday, October 10.
Eliminator Comment will be played between Royals Challengers Bangalore and Kolkata Knight Riders, and this match will be played on 11 October.
Qualifier Two Match
In the match of Qualifier 2, the loser of Qualifier One and the winner of Eliminator will play each other. And this match will be played on Wednesday 13 October.
The final match will be played between the winner of Qualifier One and the winner of Qualifier Two and this match will be played on Friday 15 October which will be the last match of the IPL T20 2021 season.