Things in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 are heating up as the race to playoffs is starting to get intense. Rajasthan Royals (RR) are the latest team to book their place in the final four.  They will be joining fellow newcomers Gujarat Titans (GT) and Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) in the IPL 2022 playoffs with one spot left for grabs. IPL 2022 Points Table Updated With NRR.

Given that IPL 2022 is a ten-team event, a minimum of 16 points for some teams likely will be required to qualify for the playoffs. Gujarat Titans have thus far collected 20 points and Lucknow Super Giants have collected 18, and are through to the last four.  Rajasthan Royals, on the other hand, have joined them with 18 points.

Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) have climbed into the top four at the moment but are dependent on results elsewhere. Meanwhile, Delhi Capitals (DC) have their fate in their hands as a win takes them back into the playoff spots.

Punjab Kings (PBKS) and  Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) are the latest teams to be eliminated from the competition. Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), Mumbai Indians (MI) and Chennai Super Kings (CSK) are also out of the playoffs race. TATA IPL 2022 Time Table in PDF Format for free Download Online: Get Full Schedule of Indian Premier League With Match Time and Venue Details.

IPL 2022 Playoff Scenarios

Team Minimum Wins Needed Matches Remaining Current Points
Gujarat Titans Qualified 0 20
Rajasthan Royals Qualified 0 18
Sunrisers Hyderabad Eliminated 1 12
Lucknow Super Giants Qualified 0 18
Royal Challengers Bangalore 0 0 16
Punjab Kings Eliminated 1 12
Delhi Capitals 1 1 14
Kolkata Knight Riders Eliminated 0 12
Chennai Super Kings Eliminated 0 8
Mumbai Indians Eliminated 1 6

The top four teams on the IPL 2022 points table at the end of the first round will qualify for playoffs. Qualifier 1 will take place between the top two teams with the winner advancing to the final. The third and fourth-placed teams will face off in the Eliminator. The loser of Qualifier 1 and the winner of the Eliminator will meet in the Qualifier 2 to determine the second finalist.

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