In the 16th Game of Indian Premier League (IPL Season 5) 2012, Home team Pune Warriors India played at own Ground Subrata Roy Sahara Stadium, Pune with Chennai Super Kings. MS Dhoni the Captain of Chennai Super Kings won the Toss and Elected to Bat First.
Chennai Super Kings Opening Batsmans started very confidently. F du Plesis and Murli Vijay puts up 43 Runs in First Six overs. Murli Vijay (8 of 11 balls) departed in Seventh Over. But F du Plessis continued to play positively and score all round the ground. He hits 2 Sixes and 5 marvelous Fours in his 43 Runs just in 33 Balls and hold Orange Cap today as he became highest Runs maker in IPL 5. After Plessis lost his wickets to Sharma stumpped by Uthappa, Suresh Raina and Skipper MS Dhoni played sensible innings. Raina also became vistom of Sharma and sent to pavellion on his 20 Runs score in 19 Balls. Then, Ravindra Jadeja joined with skipper MS Dhoni. He played useful inings for CSK and hits 2 Towering Sixes and 4 Fabulous Fours in his 44 Runs just in 26 Balls. CSK could not apitalised in last few overs well and Chennai Super Kings inning ended up with 155 Runs on board lost of 5 wickets. Pune Warriors India needed 156 Runs to win this battle at their Home Ground.
Following total of 155 runs, Pune Warriors India Opening Batsmans started Positive. But PWI found struggling in Running between the wickets and lost their First two wickets Robin Uthappa (10 of 7 Balls) and Pune's Skipper Ganguly (16 of 16 Balls) superbly Run out by Chennai's fabolous Fielding. Middle Order batsman MN Samuels also beautifully bold by Mahesh in 13 over. But, Opening Batsman JD Ryder still in the center kept his wicket in hand. SPD Smith joined with Ryder and played tremondus inning with playing some lofty strokes.Both Ryder and Smith remained not out till the end and played excellent innings. SPD Smith's brave inning of 44 Runs in 22 Balls lifted possible win from CSK. In last over PWI needed 10 Runs to win and Smith hits Four on First balls of Mahesh and finished the match in second ball hitting incredible and lofty Six. Ryder also played useful and sensible inning and remained not out soring 73 Runs in 56 Balls. Ryder declared Man of the match for his tremendous Batting performance. Finally, Pune Warriors India Registered splendid win against CSK and Consecutive wins at their Home Ground Subrata Roya Sahara Stadium,Pune. Thus, PWI played at home ground raised their Points and Captured First Position in IPL 5 Points Table Tally. Both Played Head to Head 2 Matches. Pune Won 0 and CSK Won 2. Today Pune Warriors India Registered 1th win against Chennai Super Kings in IPL.