Speaking after the victory, Bond revealed, We do a lot of work behind the scenes for every opposition. The powerplay was excellent from our bowlers. We knew the top four (of RR batting order) were extremely dangerous and happy our plans came off.
Shane Watson scored an unbeaten 83 off 53 and along with Faf du Plessis (87 not out) guided CSK to their second victory chasing 179 runs for victory. CSK coach Stephen Fleming, who always batted for giving long rope to players
The swashbuckling duo of Hardika Pandya (28) and Kieron Pollard (25 not out) scored at their usual brisk pace but it was Krunal who propelled MI to 208 for five with 20 runs off a mere four deliveries in the last over
On Thursday evening, Agarwal scored 25 off 18 balls which took his tournament tally to 246 runs from four games and he is now at the top of the list of leading run scorers. Rahul, who managed 17 against Mumbai during Kings XI's chase of 192