Chennai Super Kings started aggressively with a target of 146 runs. Duplessis (2×4, 2×6 off 25:13 balls), who started the innings with Ruturaj Gaikwad, exploded with huge shots. In the power play, Ruturaj also batted a bit and by the end of 5 overs, Chennai were in a better position with 46/0. However, Duplessis was dismissed for the first ball of the sixth over. Ambati Rayudu (39:27 off 3×4, 2×6) took the lead and eased the pressure on Ruturaj. But .. at the team score 113, Chahal bowled the ball horizontally and Rayudu bowled. However, Dhoni came out on top in the batting order (19 not out: 3×4 off 21 balls).
Bangalore captain Kohli, who had won the toss earlier in the match, opted to bat. With that .. Padikkal (2×4, 1×6 off 22:21 balls) and Aaron Finch (3×4 off 15:11 balls) who started the innings were outplayed in an aggressive attempt .. Virat Kohli played timely with AB de Villiers who came later. Although the spinners threw the ball .. the pair patiently matched with singles and doubles .. did not play any bold shots until the scoreboard crossed 100. However, AB de Villiers (39:36 off 4×4) was out at the boundary line in an attempt to change gear in the slog overs. In the end, Moin Ali (1), Chris Morris (2) and Gurkeerat (2 not out) disappointed. Washington Sundar (5 not out) hit a boundary.