Already Punjab was out of the playoff and if they win the match it doesn't matter for them. There was only one chance for them if they chase the total in 5 overs which was impossible for any team to do that. While on the other side Chennai super kings have to win the match or lose the match with close encounter to fix the place inside the top two as they will get a good benefit.
Punjab winning the toss elected to field first and so Chennai super kings want a good start from their batsman but once again Watson fails to score he had played an innings of 94 runs which is only great innings played by him. it is now a headache for super kings to include Watson in playing11. They should bring Murli Vijay in place of Watson and can include one overseas bowler in the team which will be a benefit in two ways.
After the first Dismissal of Watson, Suresh Raina and Faf played a good inning and crossed 100 runs partnership and both have half century on their name. surest Raina out but Faf bat not stops and he played a great inning of 96 runs in 60 deliveries which helps to have a decent total on the board. Now once again pressure on Kings Xl Punjab batsman as they want good start from their opener.
Lokesh Rahul and Chris Gayle start playing the aggressive shot as Lokesh Rahul played a knock of 71 runs in just 36 balls which help the team to reach the total. On the other side, Chris Gayle played a ball by ball runs with 28 runs in 28. Harbhajan Singh was expensive in the first 2 overs conceding 41 runs but Dhoni brings him and he took the wicket of Rahul, Gayle, and Mayank. But, he can't able to win the match as it was too late for the team.