With just six points from 11 games, Daredevils might not have been knocked out yet, but they are down for the count, and will do well to play assuming they are out.
Royal Challengers currently sit at No. 2 with 14 points from 11 games. But Mumbai Indians, Sunrisers Hyderabad and Rajasthan Royals all have the same numbers too.
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Super Kings are all but through to the playoffs, with nine wins from 11 games. Against Kings XI Punjab, they showed they could recover quickly from a rare MS Dhoni failure, courtesy Suresh Raina’s first IPL century that took them to an imposing 186.
Daredevils’ campaign is under life-support – they need six wins in six matches – but every extra breath they draw will be at the expense of others, a fact Sunrisers need to be wary of.
Kolkata Knight Riders does have strength to beat any team in the tournament but in every match they are facing some different problems. Their team combination is biggest problem.