Going into the eliminator clash against Rajasthan Royals, cricket pundits had given Royal Challengers Bangalore a slight edge over their opponents. And, on Wednesday at Pune, the Virat Kohli-led side proved why they are rated amongst the most dangerous sides in the IPL. Even though two of their star players failed, batting first, they had enough firepower to set up a match-winning total.
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Sunrisers Hyderabad finished sixth in the points table after the league stage with seven wins and as many losses from 14 matches. They found themselves in a do-or-die situation in the last match, after having an up and down tournament
Delhi Daredevils finished seventh in the points table with five wins and eight losses, and a total of 11 points. Right from the start, they never looked in any form of rhythm, but showed improvements as the tournament progressed. Their first win came against Kings XI Punjab at Pune by five wickets.