Explained: IPL 2021 playoff schedule and structure

DC and CSK will compete in the first Qualifier in Dubai on Sunday, followed by RCB and KKR fighting in the Eliminator on Monday

Explained: IPL 2021 playoff schedule and structure

The league stage of the IPL 2021 has finally got over and Chennai Super Kings, Delhi Capitals, Royal Challengers Bangalore and Kolkata Knight Riders have made it to the playoffs. All 8 teams have completed playing 14 matches each and 56 matches altogether.

Friday's double-header – the first time in the IPL history which was played simultaneously in Dubai and Abu Dhabi had the power to alter the top four, and stood as the key deciding factor.