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


14.0 overs


14.1 overs


14.2 overs


14.3 overs


14.4 overs


14.5 overs


15.0 overs


15.1 overs


15.2 overs


15.3 overs


15.4 overs


15.5 overs


16.0 overs


16.1 overs


16.2 overs


16.3 overs


16.4 overs


16.5 overs


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.

    Cricket Statistician and Journalist. Love to churn out facts and stats. Member of the Society of Cricket Statisticians of India (SCSI).

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