Chennai super kings skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni was suffering from fever and can't able to play back to back two matches and so the team can't able to win the match. Under the captaincy of Dhoni Chennai super kings plays 10 matches and out of that team wins in 9 matches and so Chennai super kings are at the top position with 18 points in Indian premier league point table.

The match between Chennai super kings and Delhi capitals was played at the cheepauk stadium of Chennai. It was a match between the top two teams of IPL 12. After winning the toss, Shreyas Iyer elected to field first and so he had changed in his team as he brings Chris Morris in place of Sandip Lammichane and Trent Boult in place of Kagiso Rabada. Whereas from Chennai dhoni, faf and Jadeja back to the team.

Opener Shane Watson once again fail to score runs and out for a duck with this Faf Duplessis have to play slow innings and he had support from Suresh Raina who played a great inning of 50+ runs which helped to have a 70 runs partnership. As wicket falls of Duplessis skipper came on the ground as he knows that score will be low and he comes and started hitting boundaries. He continued the scorecard and reach to 179 runs.

Dhoni played a great knock of 44 runs in just 22 balls which helped team Chennai super kings to win the match with 80 runs. With a huge margin wins Chennai run rate comes in positive after a long time and he fixed the top position of season 12 of Indian premier league. Imran Tahir takes a 4 wicket by conceding just 12 runs which helped to restrict opponent under 100 runs.