IPL is one of the most popular and entertaining sporting leagues in the world. The IPL playoffs 2019 is all set to start with the top four positions fixed on the IPL 2019 points table.
The league stages of the IPL 2019 was as thrilling as every season. The result of most of the matches was decided in the last over. There were many promising performances by the youngsters in the 2019 edition of IPL. The IPL playoffs 2019 is expected to bring some more thrilling matches. IPL playoffs 2019 will also make some new records.
IPL playoffs have already broken many records in the previous 11 editions of IPL. The IPL playoffs 2019 is about to start but let’s look at some of the interesting IPL playoffs facts.
- Delhi Capitals reached the last stages of IPL in the IPL playoffs 2019 after 7 years. But here’s an interesting fact about Delhi Capitals in the playoffs. DC is the only team in the history of IPL that had never played an IPL final.
- MS Dhoni-led CSK once again qualified for the finals stages in IPL playoffs 2019. CSK has a 100% playoff qualification record. They have qualified 10 times for the playoffs out of the 10 seasons they played. The franchise got suspended from the league for two years.
- CSK has been one of the most dominating teams in the IPL so far. Chennai has played the most number of finals in the history of IPL. They have played 7 IPL finals till now.
- MI and CSK have been the two most successful franchise in IPL. Both the teams have won 3 IPL trophies each, which is the highest in the history of IPL.
- MI and CSK have played 7 matches against each other till now in the IPL playoffs, most by any other teams. The two teams will again face each other in the qualifier 1 in IPL playoffs 2019. This will be their 8th meeting in the playoffs.
- With reaching the most number of finals in the history of IPL, CSK also lost 4 IPL finals, most by any other team in IPL.
- Rohit Sharma has been a part of the winning team, the most number of times. He has been in the winning team, four times in IPL.
We hope to see some new interesting facts coming out of the IPL playoffs 2019. The IPL playoffs 2019 starts from May 7 with the qualifier 1 played between MI and CSK and the eliminator played between DC and SRH.
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