Winner of Mumbai Vs Pune First Qualifier of IPL 10
Rising Pune Supergiant
Question in detailQualifier 1, Wankhede Stadium: Up to now, that's all for all; those who have qualified for the playoffs, and those who have had a rather forgettable journey in IPL 2017. The top four are making merry, no matter how hard it's been for them to turn up trumps. This is now a thing of past!
The winner of first qualifier will get a direct entry to the final. But, that doesn't mean the loser either Mumbai or Pune will meet their fate. They will get another chance in the Qualifier 2 against the winner of eliminator match. Since they are better performer than those at 3rd and 4th respectively, the looser will get the credit of being in the top two. So, the race for the final won't end for them even if they miss the mark in the first qualifier at Wankhede Stadium.
Mighty Mumbai Indians scripted a new history in the 10th edition of Indian Premiere League being the first to unlock doors to the playoffs. Now, Mumbai is set to take on Pune in the first qualifier at Wankhede Stadium. Much of Mumbai's success has been the result of their all-round performance. They won 10 out of their 14 matches topped the table. Having finished top of the table, Mumbai Indians will be keen to get the ticket to IPL 2017 final in Qualifier 1 against Pune Supergiant.
Rising Pune Supergiant, on the other hand, has had struggles through their way to the next round playoffs. Nonetheless, they managed to finish 2nd with 18 points. They made a late comeback winning 5 of their last 6 games. Remarkably, Pune won both of their matches against Mumbai; one at home and the other away from home. So, Smith's men won't be much concerned about venue against Mumbai. If they become the winner of first qualifier, they will advance to the final directly.
Who will get direct entry to IPL 2017 final winning 'Qualifier 1' at Wankhede Stadium?