In the qualifiers 2 matches, Chennai Super Kings beat Delhi Capitals by six wickets. MS Dhoni eleven chose to bowl first so they will have to keep the total down in order to score the victory and make their way to the IPL 2019 Final. Dwayne Bravo, Imran Tahir and Harbhajan Singh bowled really well DC scored only 78 runs in their 12 overs and limited them to 148 runs. Shikhar Dhawan most prolific batsman of the season got out by Harbhajan Singh. That was a big wicket for CSK.
After eight overs, Capitals were at 54/2 with Shereyas Iyer at the crease and it was seeming like they were going to score at least 168 runs in 20 overs but what happened? DC scored only 26 runs off the next 30 balls and lost three wickets. Suddenly, they were 80 for 5.Dwayne Bravo bowled a really good spell and finished with figures of 4-0-19-2. His last over(18th) cost only 3 runs. He took the wickets of Axar Patel and Keemu Paul.
The CSK top order was slow throughout the tournament, but in this match they finally stood up. In the first four they scored only 16 runs. In the last over of the powerplay, du Plessis hit three consecutive boundaries to Ishant and scored 15 runs. Later, he completed his unbeatable half century on only 39 balls. Shane Watson also scored 50 runs on only 32 balls and secured a victory for CSK.