3-time winners Chennai Super Kings lost their 4th match in 5 outings as they went down without a fight to Rajasthan Royals. Batting first on a slow looking track in Abu Dhabi, Chennai managed a below-par 125/5 from their 20 overs. Ravindra Jadeja scored 35 but the rest failed to put up a show. The spinners from Rajasthan dominated the proceedings as Gopal & Tewatia gave away just 32 from their 8 overs. The men in pink in reply got off to a poor start as they lost 3 wickets for just 28 runs. Jos Buttler and Steve Smith prevented further damage as they guided home their team to the 4th win in 9 games this season. Steve Smith scored an unbeaten 26 but Jos Buttler took the game away from Chennai Super Kings with a stroke filed 70 off 48 balls. Royals secured 2 points to climb to the 5th spot as Chennai slumped to the bottom of the points table once again.