What Will Happen in the Indian Premier League 2022 Playoffs If the Weather Plays a Role?

What Will Happen in the Indian Premier League 2022 Playoffs If the Weather Plays a Role? With the IPL playoffs moving to Kolkata and inclement weather forecast for the city. The IPL has issued certain guidelines in the event of rain-interrupted games.

If the rain gods play spoilsport and no play is possible in regulation time. A Super Over could decide the Indian Premier League champions. According to an IPL briefing note, if not even an over a side is possible. The league standings will take precedence and determine the winner. This also applies to the Qualifier 1, Eliminator, and Qualifier 2 competitions, which do not have reserve days. The summit clash, which begin at 8 p.m. on May 30, has been set aside as a reserve day.

With the IPL moving to Kolkata for the playoffs and inclement weather forecast for the city. The IPL has issued rain-related guidelines. While Gujarat Titans face Rajasthan Royals in Qualifier 1 on Tuesday, Lucknow Super Giants face Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Eliminator the following day at the same venue.

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The second qualifier and final held in Ahmedabad on Friday and Sunday, respectively.

“If necessary, the number of overs in the playoff match may be reduce so that each side has the opportunity to bat for five overs,” the IPL guidelines state.

“It is not possible to schedule a five-over match to complete by the end of extra time on the original day for the Eliminator and each Qualifier playoff match, the teams will, if conditions permit, play a Super Over to determine the winner of the relevant Eliminator or Qualifier match. The Super Over is not possible. ” The team that finish first in the league table after the 70 regular-season matches shall be declare the winner of the relevant playoff match or final.” “it was added

If one innings is complete but no play is possible in the second. The DLS method be use in the two Qualifiers and the Eliminator.

If the final begins on May 29 and at least one ball is bowl, the “The match resume from where it left off the previous day. To avoid confusion, any match recalculations performed without the match actually restarting the previous night will be ignored.”

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