IPL 2018 points table after Matchday 37: RR move one position up to fifth with win over MI
RR registered their sixth win in 12 video games to maneuver one rung as much as fifth within the 2018 IPL standings on Sunday.
RR beat MI to carry Rohit Sharma’s males one rung all the way down to sixth.
Earlier within the day, second-placed CSK beat table-toppers SRH however the end result did not have an effect on the positions of both crew.
Right here is how all eight groups are positioned on the desk after Matchday 37.
TEAM M W L T P NRR
SRH 12 9 three Zero 18 Zero.400
CSK 12 eight four Zero 16 Zero.383
KXIP 11 6 5 Zero 12 -Zero.056
KKR 12 6 6 Zero 12 -Zero.189
RR 12 6 6 Zero 12 -Zero.347
MI 12 5 7 Zero 10 Zero.405
RCB 11 four 7 Zero eight -Zero.261
DD 12 three 9 Zero 6 -Zero.478
Speaking concerning the first recreation of the day, Ambati Rayudu scored his maiden IPL century as CSK made gentle work of table-toppers SRH in Pune.
Chasing 180 to win, Rayudu (100* off 62 balls) and Shane Watson (57 off 35 balls) added 134 runs for the opening stand in 13.three overs to kill it as CSK received their eighth recreation in 12 matches. It was SRH’s third defeat in 12 matches.
After just a few quiet earlier outings, Rayudu on Sunday performed like a champion and completely destroyed the much-fancied SRH bowling. Not one of the SRH bowlers – excluding Rashid Khan – may include Rayudu and Watson and solely midway via their defence, the guests discovered themselves out the competition.
Watson and Suresh Raina (2) departed in fast succession and that was nearly as good because it obtained for SRH as a result of after that Rayudu – fourth man this season to attain a ton – and MS Dhoni (20 not out) batted with nice conviction to take CSK over the road in 19 overs with eight wickets in hand.
Within the second match of the day, Jos Buttler smashed a 53-ball 94* to take RR to a snug win and maintain their playoff hopes alive in Mumbai.
The England participant’s knock did CSK an enormous favour as RR’s win confirmed a play-off berth for Dhoni’s males.
Through the course of his innings towards MI, Buttler additionally equalled Virender’s Sehwag document for many consecutive fifties (5).
With RR in pursuit of 169, Buttler batted with nice management and reached the milestone with a 4 off Hardik Pandya within the 12th over. He took 35 balls to succeed in his fifty. He did not simply cease there and stayed until the tip to make sure RR stayed within the hunt.
RR misplaced D’Arcy Quick early however after that Buttler added 95 and 61 with Ajinkya Rahane and Sanju Samson respectively because the guests took the competition in 18 overs. It was Mumbai’s seventh defeat in 12 video games and so they have been very a lot out of the reckoning.