IPL 2017 is indeed a milestone in the tournament’s history. Like any other edition, this season the competition between the teams is expected to be healthy. As usual eight teams- Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH), Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), Gujarat Lions (GL), Mumbai Indians (MI), Rising Pune Supergiant (RPS), Delhi Daredevils (DD) and Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) will take part in the league. And needless to say, all of them will be eyeing to top the IPL 2017 points table.
Each team will play a total of 14 matches. After the league stage, top four teams on the points table will advance to playoffs. The top two teams will face off in Qualifier 1 and winner will progress to final directly. Third and fourth placed teams on the IPL points table will play each other in the Eliminator. The loser of Qualifier 1 will then face the winner of Eliminator in Qualifier 2, winner of this fixture will take second finalist berth available. In short, teams finishing first and second on the IPL 2017 points table Will get two chances for making it to finals.
IPL 2017 Points Table, Team Standings & Match Results
|2||Kings XI Punjab||2||2||0||4||+1.598|
|3||Kolkata Knight Riders||2||1||1||2||+1.279|
|5||Rising Pune Supergiant||2||1||1||2||-0.136|
|6||Royal Challengers Bangalore||3||1||1||2||-1.206|