Rajasthan Royals restricts CK’s batsmen on a slow Abu Dhabi wicket restricts CSK to 125 runs for five wickets. CSK won the toss & choose to bat first.
Archer maintains tight bowling & gets FAF Du Plessis out in the third over of the innings. Kartik Tyagi gets Shane Watson caught to give CSK another blow inside their innings. Sam Curran & Ambati Rayudu take CSK past 50 runs but Shreyas Gopal helped Curran to get Rajasthan another wicket. Dhoni & Jadeja add more than 50 runs for the fifth wicket but just when it seemed like they will take it till the end, Dhoni got run out. Eventually CSK finish with 125-5. Dhoni is playing 200th IPL game today. CSK have made two changes in their lineup. Injured Dwayne Bravo is replaced by Josh Hazlewood and Piyush Chawla comes in for Karn Sharma. Rajasthan Royals have made one change Ankit Rajpoot is in for Jaydev Unadkat.