In a stiff chase of 217 run by Chennai super kings (CSK), which was set by Rajasthan Royals (RR), MS Dhoni reserved himself to No.7 during the chase.
Dhoni explained the reason behind the batting order. He said he wanted to give opportunity to others and Sam curran was sent at No.4, who had crucial bat against Mumbai Indians.
In the end Faf du Plessis knock of 72 off 27 balls , where Dhono eventually finished with 29 off 17 balls but was not enough for CSK to win the match. CSK lost the match by 17 runs.