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Kings XI Punjab 178/4 (20 ov)
Chennai Super Kings 181/0 (17.4 ov)
Chennai Super Kings won by 10 wickets
Player of the match: Shane Watson
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So, that is it from this match between Chennai Super Kings and Kings XI Punjab. Stay tuned for the live coverage of the match between Delhi Capitals and Royal Challengers Bangalore. Until then, adios
Comments from the players!

KL Rahul: Look it's hard being on the losing side for so many games, we've just got to keep trying harder. There's no rocket science, we know where we're going wrong. The execution part's been bad. I thought 178 was a good score. The wicket stopped a bit when we started batting, we felt like 170-180 was par on this wicket. But we know if we don't get wickets against players of this class, we'll struggle. We can attack and look for wickets if you're going 7-8 an over, but when you're going 10 an over at the start it's a little difficult to be aggressive. They're all professional players, they know where it's going wrong. Having said that, we need to keep our chins up and keep training harder. Hopefully we'll learn and we'll bounce back.

Faf: Yeah it's going well. I think the big thing for me is that I'm there at the end. It's been a big focus for me to try and convert better. Grateful that we could get the partnership going tonight. I thought the previous game we were much better bowling, our team balance was better, but we didn't bat well. With batting it's confidence so we just wanted to make sure the batsmen get some confidence. Hopefully, surely but surely, our players can find form maybe towards the next few games. Credit to Dhoni and Fleming, it's obviously the CSK way, they stick with players a bit longer than other teams might. They stick with players that they feel will play in the final. Credit to the management. It's not always as easy as it looks.

MS Dhoni: I think we did the small things. That's what was important to us. The kind of start we got in batting, that's what we needed. Hopefully we'll be able to replicate this in the coming games. [Watson] It's not about being more aggressive. He was hitting it well in the nets and what you need is to do that in the middle. It was just a matter of time. Faf is like a sheet anchor for us, keeps playing those shots in the middle. He can always confuse the bowler with the lap shots and all coming in. It is something that we bank [consistency in selection] and sometimes Fleming doesn't get as much credit. The good thing is we have one plan. It's not that we don't have debates, but it's one plan, that's the relationship between us. I feel looking at the first 3-4 games, what you really think is you restrict them to as little as possible and that can add pressure. Every team has furious hitter who can disrupt the bowling and our bowlers did well. We needed momentum with the right kind of shots. Watto and Faf backed themselves with the shots they're known for.
What a win for CSK! A mammoth 10-wicket victory with 14 balls to spare. It has been absolute domination from the duo of Faf du Plessis and Shane Watson. Unlike the previous three matches, the openers started on a very positive note by scoring 60 runs in the Powerplay. Even after the Powerplay ended, Watson and du Plessis didn't let their guard down and attacked the spinners. Overall, as a bowling attack, KXIP were really mediocre with the likes of Sheldon Cottrell, Harpreet Brar and Chris Jordan dishing out inconsistent stuff over after over. Watson and du Plessis only further accelerated after reaching their fifties with KXIP's average fielding also helping them from time to time. 

This will be a much needed boost after three consecutive losses. Apart from the openers getting into form, CSK were also pretty impressive with their death bowling. They pulled back KXIP in the last three years from getting somewhere over 200.

For KXIP, CSK's previous problem of showing intent with the bat has become an issue for them too.  In particular, KL Rahul would have to be more positive as this was a fantastic wicket to bat on. As mentioned before, the bowling was inconsistent and they would need to do some changes. Maybe someone like Mujeeb Ur Rahman could perhaps help bring some potency as they depend too much on Mohammad Shami and Sheldon Cottrell for early wickets. KXIP can't afford to lose more games as they only have one win from five matches. 
17.4 Mohammed Shami to Faf du Plessis, FOUR! Full toss outside the off-stump and he drives it to the extra cover boundary. That's the game! Emphatic victory for CSK!
17.3 Mohammed Shami to Faf du Plessis, SIX! That's a CRACKING shot! Full outside the off-stump, he takes away the front-foot and goes over the extra cover fence. The bottom-hand comes off but it doesn't diminish the distance on that.
17.2 Mohammed Shami to Faf du Plessis, back of a length delivery, he goes back and pulls it wide of deep mid-wicket for a brace.
17.1 Mohammed Shami to Shane Watson, full ball, tries to go straight back over the bowler's head but gets the outside edge which goes off to sweeper cover.
A mixed bag yet again from Chris Jordan. A few good yorkers, a full toss. If only Chirs Jordan had better control, he wouldn't have conceded 42 runs off three overs.
Over: 17 | Summary: 0 1 1 4 4 2 Bowler: Chris Jordan Score: 168/0
16.6 Chris Jordan to Faf du Plessis, full and wide, Faf has a slash at it. The ball seems to run away from the fielders but Cottrell puts in a desperate dive at thirdman boundary to save that. 
16.5 Chris Jordan to Faf du Plessis, FOUR! Nails the wide yorker this time, but gets the toe-end of the bat and sails past the man at short thirdman.
16.4 Chris Jordan to Faf du Plessis, FOUR! Misses his length this time, ends up bowling a wide full toss. Faf slashes it over backward point for a boundary.
16.3 Chris Jordan to Shane Watson, full and wide, Watson jams it out to sweeper cover.
16.2 Chris Jordan to Faf du Plessis, low full toss on the stumps, mistimes it to deep mid-wicket for a single. 
16.1 Chris Jordan to Faf du Plessis, nails the yorker, Faf digs it out to extra cover.
Quite a lot of disagreements around field placements and the way Ravi Bishnoi is approaching the crease. Otherwise, a pretty decent over from the young leg-spinner. Six runs off it.
Over: 16 | Summary: 0 0 1 0 1 4 Bowler: Ravi Bishnoi Score: 156/0
15.6 Ravi Bishnoi to Shane Watson, FOUR! Floated up outside the off-stump, Watson powers the ball with a classical cover drive. The fielder at extra cover puts in a dive but can't reach the ball.
15.5 Ravi Bishnoi to Faf du Plessis, a bit short outside the off-stump, cut away to sweeper cover.
15.4 Ravi Bishnoi to Faf du Plessis, length ball sliding into the batsman, pushed straight back to the bowler.
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