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IPL 2014: Net Run Rate Calculations needed for Mumbai Indians to qualify for the playoffs


  • 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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