Chennai Super Kings (CSK) move to the top in the points table with a 13-run victory over Delhi Daredevils (DD) in Match 30 of VIVO IPL 2018. In pursuit of 212, DD were kept in the hunt courtesy Rishabh Pant and Vijay Shankar s valiant knocks, but the top-order s minimal contribution led to their downfall. CSK s victory was set up by onslaughts from Shane Watson, MS Dhoni and Ambati Rayudu. With the ball, the debutant KM Asif chipped in with two wickets.

Shane Watson, Faf du Plessis, CSK, DD, IPL 2018
Shane Watson and Faf du Plessis added 102 runs to the opening partnership AFP

Shane Watson smashed 79 off 40    AFP
Shane Watson smashed 79 off 40 AFP

MS Dhoni took CSK score to 211 with his unbeaten knock of 51 off 22    AFP
MS Dhoni took CSK score to 211 with his unbeaten knock of 51 off 22 AFP

Colin Munro, Prithvi Shaw
Colin Munro fails to convert a good start departing on 26 AFP

Shreyas Iyer, Ravindra Jadeja
Ravindra Jadeja and Shane Watson celebrate the wicket of Shreyas Iyer AFP

Rishabh Pant
Rishabh Pant fought hard with his innings of 79 off 45 AFP

CSK won the match by __ runs    AFP
CSK won the match by __ runs AFP

Brief scores:

Chennai Super Kings 211 for 4 in 20 overs (Shane Watson 78, Faf du Plessis 33, Ambati Rayudu 41, MS Dhoni 51*; Amit Mishra 1 for 30) beat Delhi Daredevils 198 for 5 in 20 overs (Colin Munro 26, Rishabh Pant 79, Vijay Shankar 52*; KM Asif 2 for 43, Ravindra Jadeja 1 for 31) by 13 runs.