Chennai Super Kings won the match against Punjab: Dhoni won the toss and elected to field first. Punjab kept a very low score on the Chennai team. Chennai bowlers bowled brilliantly to keep Punjab at the small score. It is noteworthy that this is the lowest score in the matches played so far.
Chennai won the toss and elected to field first. Afterward, restricted Punjab to 106. Then reached the target of 107, lost just 4 wickets, and chased down the target in 15.4 overs. Opener Ruturaj Gaikwad (5) fell short. Faf Du Plessis scored 33 and Moin Ali 46.
Earlier, Punjab lost the toss and came to bat, scoring 106 for eight in the allotted 20 overs. Deepak Chahar (13/4) put on a stellar performance as Punjab lost half their wickets for 26 runs in the power play.
Chennai Super Kings won and opened points account in the 14th season of IPL. Among the Punjab bowlers, Mohammad Shami took 2 wickets while Arshdeep Singh and Murugan Ashwin took 1 wicket each. Deepak Chahar, who took 4 wickets for Chennai, won the Man of the Match award.