The IPL 2020 Playoffs start from November 5 and Kings XI Punjab are one of the teams in the race for the same. KXIP made a thunderous turnaround in the second half of the tournament, winning five in a row. They won only two out of the first seven games, when nothing was working for them. Not only KXIP, teams like RR, SRH and KKR are also in the race for the playoffs staying at the second half of the points table. Meanwhile, KXIP batting coach Wasim Jaffer made a creepy tweet on the playoffs as teams are fighting it out desperately in the last league games in the tournament.
Wasim Jaffer Deletes Creepy Tweet on IPL 2020 Playoffs
However, understanding the creepiness of the tweet, Jaffer was quick to delete the tweet later. The tweet showed that six men gazing at a young girl with all interest. Jaffer likened the six men as the six teams SRH, KKR, DC, KXIP, RR and KKR, who are in the race for the playoffs. He likened the young girl as the playoff spot.
KXIP and all the other teams have to win their respect last games to give themselves the best chance of making it to the playoffs. They will also need a number of factors going their way to help them make it through to the last four.
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With four teams on 12 points and CSK already out of the tournament, the fight is between the above-mentioned teams in the playoff race.
Meanwhile, Mumbai Indians, after beating Delhi Capitals comprehensively in their last game became the first team to make it to the IPL 2020 playoffs. They are the defending champions this season and are looking to break their odd year jynx and win their fifth IPL title under Rohit Sharma.
If Kings XI Punjab lose their final game against Chennai Super Kings, they will be close to making an exit from the tournament, if the other factors don’t go their way.