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IPL 2023 Playoffs Race: KKR’s scenarios for qualification after RCB’s victory over SRH

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), a team battling for a spot in the IPL 2023 playoffs, is set to face the Lucknow Super Giants in their remaining fixture on May 20. The outcome of this match will have a significant impact on KKR’s qualification prospects. Let’s explore the different scenarios that could determine their path to the playoffs.

Qualification Scenario:

If the Kolkata Knight Riders secure a victory in their upcoming match against the Lucknow Super Giants, their qualification for the playoffs will depend on multiple factors. Not only must KKR win the match, but the margin of victory must also be substantial. Additionally, for their qualification hopes to remain alive, both the Mumbai Indians and Royal Challengers Bangalore must lose their respective last games. Furthermore, the Punjab Kings should beat the Rajasthan Royals, but by a narrow margin.

On the other hand, if the Kolkata Knight Riders face defeat in their last match, their playoff aspirations will be extinguished, resulting in elimination from the tournament. A loss would leave them with an insufficient number of points to secure a playoff spot, making it impossible for them to progress in the IPL 2023.