2020 Points Table
Note: M » Matches Played, W » Won, L » Lost, T » Tied, NR » No Result, P » Points, RR » Run Rate
Win - 2 points No Result - 1 point Tied - 1 point
*** Tied (where it was not possible to complete a Super Over at the end of play or where the Super Over itself is tied)
Overview: What is points table?
How does the IPL Points Table in 2021 work?
The IPL points table 2021 shows current IPL standings with updated IPL team rankings for all eight teams. The team with most number of win and points are placed on top of the table. An overview of what happens at the points table during league stage and what happens after at the IPL playoffs is given in depth below:
*** If points are equal, the team with the most wins will be placed in the higher position.
*** If there are teams with equal points and equal wins, the team with the higher net run rate will be placed in the higher position.
*** If still equal, then the team with the higher number of wickets taken per fair balls bowled in the matches played in which results were achieved will be placed in the higher position.
*** If still equal then the team position will be determined by drawing lots.
If any of the Final, the Eliminator, Qualifier 1 or Qualifier 2 matches are tied, or there is no result, the following shall apply.
*** Teams shall compete in a Super Over to determine the winner.
*** If conditions do not permit a Super Over within the time available or if the Super Over is tied, then the team which, at the end of the relevant regular Season, finished in the higher position in the League table will be deemed the winner of the relevant play-off match.
Other Points Table 2021:
How does the IPL Points Table 2021 work?
The IPL points table 2021 shows current IPL standings with updated IPL team rankings for all eight teams. The team with most number of win and points are placed on top of the table. All 8 teams play a total of 14 matches each at the group stage and four of these teams advance to the play-offs stage where they play the qualifiers, eliminator and the finals match.
Each team is awarded 2 points for a win. In case of no-result and a tie situation, both teams get 1 point each. After 14 matches, top 4 teams qualify for the play-offs and finals. In case of 2 or more teams having equal points, a team with better net run-rate gets higher position on the table.
Note: In 2022, two new teams will be included making it a total of 10 teams in IPL. With the inclusion of 2 new teams, each team will play 18 matches instead of 14. With additional teams, the number of matches being played for each team will change but the playoffs qualification remains the same. Top 4 teams on the points table, out of 10, will continue to proceed to the play-offs.
Points Table Topper in each IPL SeasonHere is how each team ended up on the points table in previous IPL seasons.
FAQs - IPL Points Table
What is IPL points table?
The IPL points table lists the current standings of all participating teams based on their wins and losses. Each of the 8 teams play 14 matches during the group stage. Top four of the eight teams at the end of the tournament proceed to the play-off stage.
How many points are earned for each win?
Each team is awarded 2 points for each win. There is only 1 point in case of no-result or a tie. No points are awarded if the match is called-off or cancelled.
What happens when teams have equal points?
Interestingly, this has happened many times when 2 or more teams end up with equal number of wins, losses or tied matches. This results in teams having equal points on the table. In such cases, teams can qualify for play-offs based on the net run rate.
What does the points table of IPL show?
The IPL points table highlights all the teams participating along with total matches played, matches won, lost, total points and the net run rate.
How important is the Net run rate on the table?
In the beginning of the league, less importance is given to the net run rate since teams are ranked simply on the basis of points. The importance of the net run rate arises when all teams complete their fourteen matches. If 2 or more teams have equal points, the decision whether they will proceed to the play-offs is solely based on the final net run rate position.