Bengaluru, May 21: The Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 action will shift to Kolkata and Ahmedabad for the Playoffs, which is scheduled to take place next week following the conclusion of the last league stage match on Sunday (May 22).
New entrants Gujarat Titans (20 points from 14 matches), Rajasthan Royals (18 points from 14 matches), Lucknow Super Giants (18 points from 14 matches) and Royal Challengers Bangalore (16 points from 14 matches) have qualified as the top four sides.
Delhi Capitals, who had a better Net Run Rate (NRR) compared to RCB, missed out on the chance to finish above them following a defeat to Mumbai Indians at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on Saturday (May 21).
Here is a look at IPL 2022 Points Table after match 69 on May 21:
|Position||Team||Matches||Won||Lost||Tied||No Result||Points||Net Run Rate|
|1.||Gujarat Titans (Q)||14||10||4||0||0||20||0.316|
|2.||Rajasthan Royals (Q)||14||9||5||0||0||18||0.298|
|3.||Lucknow Super Giants (Q)||14||9||5||0||0||18||0.251|
|4.||Royal Challengers Bangalore (Q)||14||8||6||0||0||16||-0.253|
|6.||Kolkata Knight Riders||14||6||8||0||0||12||0.146|
|9.||Chennai Super Kings||14||4||10||0||0||8||-0.203|
Q - Qualified for IPL 2022 Playoffs
Four matches will be played in the IPL 2022 playoff stages - Qualifier 1, Eliminator, Qualifier 2 and then the all important final.
Gujarat Titans and Rajasthan Royals will play in the Qualifier 1, scheduled for Tuesday (May 24) at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata, where the Eliminator will also be hosted on Wednesday (May 25) featuring Lucknow Super Giants and the fourth-placed team.
Then, the Qualifier 2 will be held on Friday (May 27) at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad, where the loser of Qualifier 1 between GT and RR will face the winner of the Eliminator.
And in the final also scheduled to take place at the Narendra Modi Stadium, the winner of Qualifier 1 will take on the winner of Qualifier 2 on Sunday (May 29).
Now, lets move on to see the playoff venues, dates, time table, telecast and live streaming information:
IPL 2022 Playoff Venues
After 70 matches of the league stage in 4 venues in Mumbai and Pune, IPL 2022 action will first shift east and then conclude in the west.
Eden Gardens, Kolkata: The oldest and second largest stadium in India will host the Qualifier 1 and Eliminator matches.
IPL Record at Eden Gardens
Total IPL Matches Played: 78
Won Batting 1st: 32
Won Batting 2nd: 44
No Results: 2
Playoff Matches: 6
Won Batting 1st: 1
Won Batting 2nd: 5
Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad: Earlier known as Motera, the stadium was renovated and earned the tag of the largest stadium in the world. And the venue is all set to host the climax of the tournament with the Qualifier 2 followed by the IPL 2022 Final.
IPL Record at Narendra Modi Stadium
Total IPL Matches Played: 16
Won Batting 1st: 8
Won Batting 2nd: 8
IPL 2022 Playoff Schedule
|DATE||DAY||FIXTURE||TIME in IST||VENUE|
|May 24||Tuesday||Qualifier 1: Gujarat Titans vs Rajasthan Royals||7:30 PM||Eden Gardens, Kolkata|
|May 25||Wednesday||Eliminator: Lucknow Super Giants vs Royal Challengers Bangalore||7:30 PM||Eden Gardens, Kolkata|
|May 27||Friday||Qualifier 2: Winner of Eliminator vs Loser of Qualifier 1||7:30 PM||Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad|
|May 29||Sunday||Final: Winner Qualifier 1 vs Winner Qualifier 2||8 PM||Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad|
IPL 2022 Playoff Telecast and Live Streaming Info
TV Channel: Star Sports Network
• English - Star Sports 1, Star Sports 1HD, Star Sports Select 1 and Star Sports Select 1HD
• Hindi - Star Sports 1 Hindi, Star Sports 1HD Hindi
• Kannada - Star Sports 1 Kannada
• Tamil - Star Sports 1 Tamil
• Telugu - Star Sports 1 Telugu
Live Streaming: Disney+Hotstar