New Zealand veteran Sophie Devine‘s whirlwind 99-run knock impressed Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) to a memorable win within the thrilling contest towards Gujarat Giants (GG) in Ladies’s Premier League (WPL) 2023. The 8-wicket victory additionally saved RCB alive within the race to playoffs, the place Mumbai Indians (MI) have already certified, and Delhi Capitals (DC) are means an excessive amount of near ebook a spot.
Additional, within the afternoon fixture of the doubleheader on Saturday, UP Warriorz (UPW) defeated Mumbai to spice up their probabilities of securing the third playoff spot. On that word, let’s take a look on the qualification prospects for the three bottom-placed groups:
Royal Challengers Bangalore
RCB, at current, have a web run charge (NRR) of -1.044 after enjoying seven video games, whereas Gujarat have an NRR of -2.511 after the identical variety of fixtures. Equally, the Warriorz have an NRR of -0.117 after enjoying six video games. The Challengers’ probabilities of qualification rely on them successful their final recreation and shifting to 6 factors, and hope that Warriorz lose their final two video games towards the Giants and the Capitals.
Now, if the three outcomes go in that trend, three groups will share the six factors, after which the NRRs will come into play. So the Challengers will want a barely larger margin of their final match to make sure they keep forward within the NRRs.
The Giants are nearly out of the playoffs race, primarily due to their horrible NRR. Even when they beat Warriorz of their subsequent fixture, they’d nonetheless require Warriorz to lose towards Capitals by a large margin of 112 runs to surpass them on NRR. Moreover, the Giants would additionally want RCB to lose their closing recreation.
Within the case of UP Warriorz, in the event that they handle to win one among their final two video games, they may safe a spot within the playoffs. Even when they lose each video games, however by slim margins, the Alyssa Healy-led aspect nonetheless have an opportunity to make it to the playoffs.