Gujarat Titans’ Playoff Dreams Dashed as Rain Washes Out Match Against Kolkata Knight Riders

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Rain dashed Gujarat’s hopes
Rain dashed Gujarat’s hopes

GT vs KKR: The match between Gujarat Titans and Kolkata Knight Riders to be played in Ahmedabad has been canceled due to rain. With this, the last hope of Gujarat team to remain in the playoffs is also over.

Gujarat Titans vs Kolkata Knight Riders in Ahmedabad Canceled Due to Rain
Gujarat Titans vs Kolkata Knight Riders in Ahmedabad Canceled Due to Rain

GT vs KKR Indian Premier League 2024: The 63rd match of IPL 2024 was between Gujarat Titans and Kolkata Knight Riders. The match was to be held on 13 May at Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. But the match had to be canceled due to bad weather. Even after waiting for a long time, when the rain did not stop, the match had to be canceled, even the toss could not take place in the match. Gujarat team is out of the playoff race.

Rain dashed Gujarat’s hopes

GT vs KKR Indian Premier League 2024
GT vs KKR Indian Premier League 2024

Yesterday’s weather dashed the hopes of the Gujarat team. The toss could not take place at the scheduled time of 7 pm due to continuous lightning, followed by light drizzle which intensified with time. The cut-off time for the five-over match was 10:56 pm, but due to continuous rain and wet outfield, the IPL officials decided to cancel the match, which happened for the first time in this IPL. KKR are confident of finishing in the top two and making it to Qualifier 1 with 19 points from 13 matches. Last year’s runners-up and 2022 champions GT are out of the play-off race with 11 points from 13 matches.

Kolkata-Gujarat match cancelled, GT out

Due to heavy rain in Ahmedabad, it was decided to cancel the 63rd match of IPL 2024. The rain dashed the hopes of Gujarat Titans and the team was out of the playoff race. Gujarat has become the third team to be out of the playoff race in IPL. Earlier, Mumbai Indians and Punjab Kings have also been eliminated. Due to the cancellation of the match, Kolkata and Gujarat got one point each. Gujarat needed two points to remain in the playoff equation, but due to the cancellation of the match, it now got one point. Gujarat currently has 11 points in 13 matches and the team’s next match is against Sunrisers Hyderabad. Even if the Gujarat team wins that match, the team will be able to reach a maximum of 13 points which is not enough to remain in the playoffs.

In the current points table, four teams already have 14 or more points. In such a situation, GT’s team is out. Kolkata’s team has already reached the playoffs. Now the competition to reach the playoffs is between six teams. There are still three slots vacant. The teams competing are Rajasthan Royals, Chennai Super Kings, Sunrisers Hyderabad, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Delhi Capitals and Lucknow Super Giants. After the match was canceled, Gujarat players took a lap of honor. They walked around the field and thanked the fans. Let us tell you that GT needed 14 points to remain in the playoffs. GT’s next match is on May 16, but even if GT wins the next match which is on May 16, it will still have only 13 points. Therefore, GT is out of the playoffs. Currently, after 5 wins and 7 losses in 13 matches, GT has only 11 points. With being out of the playoffs, GT fans’ hearts were also broken. Click Here For Information

 

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