Chance for Kolkata Knight Riders to go up in IPL(Points Table)

April 29th, 2008 - 1:37 pm ICT by admin  

New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) Shah Rukh Khan’s Kolkata Knight Riders, lying at third spot in the Indian Premier League (IPL) standings, will have a good chance to move up the points table if they beat Mumbai Indians at home Tuesday evening. A win will take Knight Riders to second spot. For the Mumbai Indians, a win with a wide margin will take them out the bottom spot on the table.

The Knight Riders have won two matches out of three and have the best run rate in this eight-team league.

Chennai Super Kings led by Mahendra Singh Dhoni is the only team with a clean slate after their fourth round and are leading the chart. Underdogs Rajasthan Royals have surprised everyone and have moved to the second spot after winning three of their four matches.

The standings have been tabulated as matches played, won, loss, tied, points and net run rate:

Chennai Super Kings44008+1.091
Rajasthan Royals43106+0.067
Kolkata Knight Riders32104+2.117
Delhi Daredevils32104+1.712
Kings XI Punjab42204+0.294
Deccan Chargers41302-0.090
Bangalore Royal Challengers 41302-2.231
Mumbai Indians40400-1.958

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