The defending champions will face Rajasthan Royals in the last league game at their home ground Wankhede, Mumbai. Both the teams need win to qualify for playoffs and Mumbai need to put an extra effort as they need to win by good margin to get over Rajasthan’s Net Run Rate.

As per net run rate difference between Mumbai Indians and Rajasthan Royal is 83.98 and they will face each other. Which means if Mumbai bats first they need to win by 41.99 i.e. 42 run victory.

If Mumbai Indians will be chasing then they have to chase the target set by Rajasthan Royals with a couple of balls remaining.

Here is some targets to be chased by respective over to make into play offs.

  Expected Target    

 Overs by which the target is to chased down

  96

14.0 overs

  99

14.1 overs

104                  

14.2 overs

109                      

14.3 overs

113                      

14.4 overs

118                      

14.5 overs

123                       

15.0 overs

129                       

15.1 overs

135                       

15.2 overs

143                       

15.3 overs

149                       

15.4 overs

 156                    

15.5 overs

164                       

16.0 overs

173                       

16.1 overs

183                       

16.2 overs

194                       

16.3 overs

205                       

16.4 overs

218                       

16.5 overs

233                     

17.0 overs

In case of ending a couple of runs short to required overs, Mumbai Indians still can make it by taking a couple of extra balls than needed if they can make sure that they hit a boundary of Six when 1 or 2 runs are needed to win.

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