One hour agoAuthor: Jaidev Singh
The remaining matches of IPL-14 will be played in UAE from 19 September. 29 matches of this season were played before it was postponed on 3 May. Delhi were on top of the points table by winning 6 out of their 8 matches. Delhi’s Shikhar Dhawan was the highest run-scorer. He scored 380 runs at a strike rate of 134.27. At the same time, Harshal Patel of Bangalore was the highest wicket-taker. He took 17 wickets in 7 matches.
After about four and a half months, when the rest of the matches of the world’s most talked-about T20 league begin, a lot will have changed. Teams will be seen playing on the pitches of UAE, not India. The structure of many teams will also be different. Most of the changes have happened in Virat Kohli’s team, so Rajasthan, Punjab and Kolkata will also see new players.
Under what circumstances did the first phase of IPL-14 have to be postponed? What was the condition of the teams before the postponement? How many changes will be seen in which team during the rest of the matches? Which team has what way to reach the last four? Let’s know…
Under what circumstances did the first phase of IPL-14 have to be postponed?
Everything was going well till the 29th match. After the first leg matches that ended in Mumbai and Chennai, all the teams were shifting to Ahmedabad and Delhi. Where the matches of the second leg of the tournament were to be held. During this time Varun Chakraborty and Sandeep Warrior of Kolkata became Corona positive. Due to this, the match between Kolkata and Bangalore to be held on 3 May was postponed.
Meanwhile, 4 members of Chennai’s support staff came positive. After this, Chennai refused to play the match until the reports of all the players who came in contact with the infected staff came negative. Even before BCCI took any action on this, Amit Mishra of Delhi and Wriddhiman Saha of Hyderabad also came positive. After this the BCCI decided to postpone the IPL.
The remaining 31 matches of the IPL will be played in the second leg, which started in the UAE from September 19.
What was the status of which team before the postponement?
Delhi and Punjab had played their eight matches before the tournament was postponed. All other teams played 7-7 matches. Delhi was on top by winning 6 matches. At the same time, Chennai and Bangalore have won 5-5 matches. Mumbai is at number four after winning four matches. Rajasthan, Punjab have won 3-3 matches. Kolkata is at number 7 and Hyderabad is at the bottom of the table at number 8.
Now understand the current situation of each team, the changes in it and the way to reach the last four