IPL 2018: Ranking the 4 qualifying teams on the basis of winning percentage in the playoffs
The 11th season of the IPL has turned out to be the most entertaining one since the inception of the tournament in 2008. After six weeks of enthralling action, the league stage has finally got over with Sunrisers Hyderabad, Chennai Super Kings, Kolkata Knight Riders and Rajasthan Royals making it to the playoffs.
Three of the 4 bottom-ranked teams were alive in the tournament until the last two days of the tournament but unfortunately, none of them could make it to the playoffs. The playoff matches are slated to happen this week with the final on Sunday. Here are the 4 qualifying teams ranked on the basis of winning percentage in the playoffs:
#4 Chennai Super Kings (58.82%)
Chennai Super Kings has been the most dominating team in the IPL over the years. The team has surprisingly never failed to qualify for the playoffs. It is the 9th time that they are contesting in the playoffs.
The Dhoni-led side has participated in 9 of the 11 seasons of the IPL so far and has a 100% playoffs qualification ratio. The team returned after serving a two-year ban in the ongoing season and has made a strong statement after finishing 2nd on the points table.
Chennai Super Kings has played in 6 IPL finals which is the most by any team in the IPL. They won the IPL title in 2010 and 2011 seasons respectively, and are one of the three teams to win it more than once.
Overall in the IPL, they have played in 17 playoff matches of which they have won 10 which makes a winning percentage of 58.82%.