IPL Points Table 2024: Rajasthan Royals maintains top spot; Lucknow Super Giants jumps to 3rd after RCB vs LSG clash

IPL Points Table 2024: The Indian Premier League (IPL) has captured the audience’s attention with thrilling matches being played every day. The IPL 2024 points table changes with every match. The Rajasthan Royals (RR) which is led by Sanju Samson has maintained its top spot. After yesterday’s RCB vs LSG clash, the Lucknow Super Giants has jumped to the fourth position in the points table. The Mumbai Indians have mainted its remain at the bottom in the points table.

1. Rajasthan Royals (RR): Leading the points table is The Rajasthan Royals (RR), who have won all the three matches played so far. In their opening match againts Lucknow Super Giants on 24 March, the Royals won by 20 run. On 28 March, in a match against the Delhi Capitals, RR won by 12 runs while in the recent match against Mumbai Indians, it won by six wickets. The Sanju Samson-led side seem to have ticked all the right boxes with the likes of Riyan Parag, Jos Buttler and top bowlers Trent Boult and Ravichandran Ashwin. RR now have 6 points and a net run rate of 1.249

2. Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR): Shreyas Iyer’s Kolkata Knight Riders are the only other unbeaten team in the tournament so far and could have a chance to lead at the top if it win against the Delhi Capitals today. The team currently have 4 points and a net run rate of 1.047.

3. Chennai Super Kings (CSK): Chennai Super Kings led by Ruturaj Gaikwad have performed remarkably well this IPL season. The team which was dominating the top spot, however, after on 31 March, the champions lost to Delhi Capitals by 20 runs. CSK has won 2 of their 3 matches so far. And with MS Dhoni at the peak of his form, CSK will be hoping for many more wins as the season progresses. CSK currently hold 4 points and a net run rate of 0.976.

4. Lucknow Super Giants (LSG): Jumping from the 6th position to the 4th is KL Rahul’s LSG. The team won against the Royal Challengers Bengaluru on 2 April with remarkable performances by Mayank Yadav, Nicholas Pooran, Quinton de Kock. LSG have 4 points and a net run rate of 0.483.

5. Gujarat Titans (GT): Gujarat Titans is in the top 5 in the points table. The team played three matches of which they won two and lost one. However, the Shubman Gill-led side still have 4 points and a negative run-rate of -0.738.

6. Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH): SRH is led by World Cup-winning captain Pat Cummins. The teams also features some great players like Heinrich Klaasen, Aiden Markram, Travis Head and Abhishek Sharma. The team lost their opening match to KKR in a tight encounter, followed by a thumping win over Mumbai Indians and a loss to Gujarat Titans. SRH have 2 points but have a positive net run rate of 0.204.

7. Delhi Capitals (DC): Rishabh Pant-led Delhi Capitals have just able to secure one win of the three matches so far in the ongoing IPL 2024. The team currently sits at the 7th on the points table. The team have a negative run-rate of -0.016. 

8. Punjab Kings (PBKS): The Shikhar Dhawan-led side have struggled to find their feet in the IPL this season. The team has lost 2 matches and won only one so far. The Punjab franchise have 2 points and net run rate of -0.337.

9. Royal Challengers Bengaluru (RCB): Though the former RCB skipper has scored maximum runs this season, the overall performace of the team is struggling to get good points on the table. The Faf du Plesis-led franchise currently have 2 points and a net run rate of -0.876.

10. Mumbai Indians (MI): Hardik Pandya-led Mumbai Indians have failed to show their charisma this time. Pandya is also being criticised for his poor captaincy. MI lost all the three matches played so far. The team is currently on the 10th position with no points and a net run rate of -1.423.

 

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Published: 03 Apr 2024, 09:34 AM IST

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