Amazing coincidence in the IPL final: The opposite of the 2012 playoff is happening in 2021, good news for Chennai fans.
If we interchange the last two digits of 2021 i.e. 2012, then this time the results of the playoffs have also changed in the same way as compared to 2012.
Expansion Chennai vs Kolkata
Chennai Super Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders will face each other in the final of IPL 2021. In the final, a tough competition can be seen between the two teams. CSKA and KKR have faced each other in the final of the 2012 IPL. Then Kolkata defeated Chennai.
Now if we interchange the last two digits of 2021 i.e. 2012, then this time the results of playoffs have also changed in the same way as compared to 2012. Now you can call it a coincidence or something but it has really happened. This coincidence can give a chance to the fans of Chennai.
What happened in the playoffs in 2012?
In fact, in the 2012 IPL, Kolkata’s team finished second after the league round. At the same time, the team of Chennai finished fourth. Even then Kolkata faced Delhi in Qualifier 1. Kolkata had defeated Delhi batting first and reached the final.
After this, in the eliminator, Chennai won by batting first. Then in Qualifier-2, they beat Delhi batting first and made it to the final. In the final, Kolkata defeated Chennai chasing the target.
In the points table (after the league round) Kolkata Knight Riders (Second), Chennai Super Kings (Fourth)
Qualifier-1 Kolkata beat Delhi (Batting first)
Eliminator Chennai won (Batting first)
Qualifier-2 Chennai beat Delhi (Batting first)
Final Kolkata beat Chennai (chasing a target)
Now in 2021, the exact opposite of 2012 has happened. Chennai’s team finished second in the points table after the league round. At the same time, Kolkata’s team finished fourth. In the first qualifier, Chennai defeated Delhi chasing the target, and went straight to the final.
After this Kolkata won the Eliminator match chasing the target. Kolkata faced Delhi in Qualifier 2. Chasing the target, KKR defeated Delhi and made it to the final. That is, what happened in 2012, this time the exact opposite is happening. Now Chennai is facing Kolkata in the final.
2021 IPL Chennai vs Kolkata
In the points table (after the league round) Chennai Super Kings (Second), Kolkata Knight Riders (Fourth)
Qualifier-1 Chennai beat Delhi (chasing a target)
Eliminator Kolkata won (chasing the target)
Qualifier-2 Kolkata beat Delhi (chasing a target)
According to this coincidence, if we look at the results, then Chennai can beat Kolkata by batting first in the final. Now it remains to be seen what will be the outcome of this match. Whatever be the case, but there can be a tough competition between the two teams.