IPL 2021 playoffs schedule: Rishabh Pant-led DC face MS Dhoni’s CSK in Qualifier 1, RCB-KKR to play Eliminator

After 56 enthralling encounters, the IPL 2021 has now progressed in direction of the playoffs. Whereas the defending champions Mumbai Indians (MI) gave their all of their final group stage conflict, nonetheless being in playoffs rivalry mathematically, they’ve bowed out of the mega occasion, ending on the fifth spot. However, the KL Rahul-led Punjab Kings (PBKS), Sanju Samson’s Rajasthan Royals (RR) and Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) adopted swimsuit to overlook the playoffs. 

Rishabh Pant-led Delhi Capitals (DC) ended the group stage because the top-ranked facet, adopted by MS Dhoni-led Chennai Tremendous Kings (CSK), Virat Kohli’s Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) to enter the ultimate spherical. 

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This is the playoffs schedule for IPL 2021: 

Qualifier 1, Oct 10: DC vs CSK, at Dubai Worldwide Cricket Stadium

Eliminator, Oct 11: RCB vs KKR, at Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah

Qualifier 2, Oct 13: Loser of Qualifier 1 vs Winner of Eliminator, Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah

Ultimate, Oct 15: Winner of Qualifier 1 vs Winner of Qualifier 2, Dubai Worldwide Cricket Stadium, Dubai

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Speaking concerning the opponents to fulfill in Qualifier 1, DC can have an edge as they lead CSK 2-0 within the present season. Whereas CSK are getting into the playoffs with three successive losses, DC additionally misplaced their final sport on the ultimate ball.  In the meantime, KKR and RCB have thrashed one another as soon as this season; which units up for a riveting Eliminator at Sharjah. 

Who will stroll away with the title? Will Dhoni’s present batch win their fourth title (being essentially the most skilled facet within the playoffs), or will one amongst DC or RCB finish their trophy-drought to say their maiden championship? Eoin Morgan’s KKR can’t be taken frivolously as properly. All in all, we’re set for a blockbuster end to IPL 14.

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