8. Kolkata Knight Riders

Not many things went KKR’s way in the initial half of IPL 2021 as they lost five of their seven games. Their fortunes aren’t likely to change in UAE.

     7. Punjab Kings

Not many things went KKR’s way in the initial half of IPL 2021 as they lost five of their seven games. Their fortunes aren’t likely to change in UAE.

6. Sunrisers Hyderabad

SRH struggled to identify their best combination in the first half of IPL 2021. They are on the verge of getting knocked out of the playoff race.

   5. Rajasthan Royals

RR blew hot and cold this season, winning three of their first seven games. The inaugural season champions might qualify to the playoffs if they play to their potential.

4. Royal Challengers Bangalore

Virat Kohli and Co didn’t do much wrong in the initial half of IPL 2021. Hence, RCB must back themselves to end the drought and lift the title.

   3. Mumbai Indians

Defending champions Mumbai Indians are eyeing their third trophy on the trot. Most of their bases looked covered in the initial half of IPL 2021 and other teams must beware of them.

2. Chennai Super Kings

After a horrendous 2020 season, CSK bounced back in IPL 2021, and how? MS Dhoni’s men performed exceptionally as a unit and a fourth title might be loading for them.

    1. Delhi Capitals

Despite not having services of regular skipper Shreyas Iyer, DC were on a roll in IPL 2021. They are deemed red-hot favourites to lift the title and many eyes will be on them.