The stage is firmly set for the all-important clash between RCB and CSK in tonight’s penultimate game which will decide the playoff qualification spot. Both RCB and CSK are in contention for the same and that is adding to the anticipation.

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Coming to the topic, here is a look at the equations that could lead to RCB getting qualified for the playoffs.

RCB qualification scenario in a rain-curtailed match (approx 1st innings score):

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15 overs match – (190) restrict to 172 or chase in 13.1 overs.

10 overs match – (140) restrict to 122 or chase in 8.1 overs.

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5-over match – (90) restrict to 72 or chase in 3.1 overs.

Practically speaking, in the event of a rain-curtailed game, the chances of RCB qualifying in the case of a 5-over game are nearly not existent. The chances get better in the case of a 15-over game. Either way, we will get more clarity as the day posses. But as things stand, there is a 80% chance of rain in Bengaluru today.