Punjab Kings captain KL Rahul won the toss and asked CSK to bat first after winning the toss. One change for PBKS, with Chris Jordan replacing Nicholas Pooran. CSK on the other hand are unchanged.
Faf du Plessis scored a 46-ball fifty, one of his slowest in the IPL but it has allowed CSK to breathe after a flurry of wickets. du Plessis and Jadeja added a fifty-run partnership to give CSK a move on in the final overs. He eventually perished for 76 off 55 balls but propelled CSK to 134/6 against Punjab Kings. CSK finished the Powerplay at 30/2 as Arshdeep Singh gave PBKS two vital breakthroughs
. Gaikwad scored 14 before he top edged a pull and was dismissed off Arshdeep before the left-arm pacer had Moeen Ali nicking to the wicketkeeper. Chris Jordan then struck in his first over to remove Robin Uthappa. Three down became 4 down not long after as Rayudu timed a ball brilliantly but straight down backward point’s throat. MS Dhoni began positively with a couple of boundaries but he played on a googly from Ravi Bishnoi for 12.
KL Rahul registered the 27th half-century of his IPL career and remained unbeaten on 98 off 42 balls as Punjab Kings kept their chances of advancing to the Playoffs alive with a six-wicket win over Chennai Super Kings. Rahul smashes 7 fours and 8 sixes and along with Mayank Agarwal, got PBKS off the blocks putting on 46 in 4.3 overs. However, Shardul Thakur dismissed Mayank and Sarfaraz Khan 0 in the same over to give Chennai Super Kings two quick breakthroughs.
Jadeja to Shahrukh Khan ,Shahrukh Khan muscles a full delivery over long-on for a six.95-metre maximum over wide long on for Shahrukh!