Faf du Plessis, South Africa’s future captain, made his Indian Premier League debut against Mumbai Indians in Chennai. – April 4.
Chennai Super Kings hammer Deccan Chargers by 74 runs on the back of an all-round performance by Player of the match Ravindra Jadeja, who took 5/16 and scored a 29-ball 48.– April 7.
Ravindra Jadeja hit a last-ball four after Albie Morkel scored 28 off 7 balls to help the Lions win the home game against Royal Challengers Bangalore by 4 wickets – April 12.
Albie Morkel and Anirudha Srikkanth scored identical 6-ball 18 and stitched a winning partnership in a low-scoring thriller against Rajasthan Royals in Jaipur. – May 10.
With five runs required to win off the last ball, Dwayne Bravo lashed a six to help Chennai Super Kings clinch a cliffhanger against Kolkata Knight Riders. – May 14.
Murali Vijay hit a 58-ball 113 to help Chennai Super Kings defeat Delhi Daredevils by 86 runs in the 2nd qualifier. – May 25.
Chennai Super Kings finish runners-up to Kolkata Knight Riders after losing the final by five wickets at Chepauk. – May 27.