IPL playoff qualification scenarios: Mumbai knocked out of IPL 2021 after SRH crosses 65

After Kolkata Knight Riders' 86-run win against Rajasthan Royals on Thursday, Mumbai Indians' chances of booking a playoff berth have taken a big hit.

Suryakumar powers Mumbai past 200 with a 24-ball fifty.   -  SPORTZPICS

UPDATE: Sunrisers go past 65 in their run chase against Mumbai Indians. Rohit Sharma's men are officially out of the playoff race. DC, CSK, RCB and KKR are through to the playoff.

UPDATE: Mumbai made 235 batting first. If they bowl Sunrisers out under 65, MI will qualify.

After Kolkata Knight Riders' 86-run win against Rajasthan Royals on Thursday, Mumbai Indians' chances of booking a playoff spot have taken a big hit. The defending champion needs a miracle to make the cut.

MI vs SRH Live Score, IPL 2021: If Hyderabad scores above 64, Mumbai won't qualify for Playoffs  

MI's current net run rate is -0.048 and Knight Riders' is 0.587, which is why Mumbai needs to win very big.

To put things into context, if MI bats first vs SRH, it needs to win by 171 runs to seal the last play-off spot. And if Mumbai bowls first, it's as good as out of the playoff race.

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