Vivo IPL 2017 Points Table / Standing / Team Ranking: A total of 8 teams is set to participate in this year’s Vivo IPL. Each team will play 7 matches on their home ground and 7 matches in the opponent’s home ground. There will be a total of 56 league matches. 10 venues have been fixed for the tournament. Let’s take a look at the Vivo IPL points table, rules, and winning criteria.
Indian Premier League 2017 Points Table:
IPL 2017 Points table: Points table helps in determining the top four teams in the tournament. Top four teams in the points table qualify for the playoffs stage. In the league stage of the tournament, each winning team will get 2 points and the corresponding run rate will be calculated based on the margin of the victory. This is known as Net Run Rate (NRR), it plays a crucial role when two or more teams end up with same points. In case if the match is called off due to weather conditions or any other external reason then both teams will share 1 point each. Usually, teams winning 8 or more matches in the league stage with 16 points has a high probability of being qualified for the playoffs.
Next stage is the playoffs stage. It consists of 4 matches played between top 4 teams of the points table. Playoffs consist of Qualifier 1, Eliminator, Qualifier 2 and the IPL Final.
Qualifier 1: This is played between the top teams of the points table. Winner of this directly goes into the IPL Final and the loser will get a place in Qualifier 2.
Eliminator: This is played between 3rd and 4th rank teams of the points table. The winner will get a place in Qualifier 2 and the loser will be eliminated from the tournament.
Qualifier 2: This is played between the loser of Qualifier 1 and winner of Eliminator. Winner of this match will get a place in the IPL Final and loser will be eliminated from the tournament.
IPL Final: The final match of IPL 10 is played between the winners of Qualifier 1 & 2.
IPL 2017 Points Table: