Bravo smacked five massive sixes in his 18-ball 43 as Chennai compiled the highest total of the current edition of the Twenty20 league.
Super Kings lost Jadeja (48) after the left-hander’s back heel touch the stumps while trying to play a shot. Jadeja, who was playing a stupendous innings before he was unluckily got out hit-wicket, smashed three sixes and three fours in his 29-ball 48 blitzkrieg.
Deccan pacer Steyn jolt Chennai run charge as he dismissed MS Dhoni (7) to halt the dangerous looking fifth wicket stand between Dhoni and Jadeja.
TP Sudhindra gave Deccan edge by dismissing dangerman Faf du Plessis after his fiery knock of 39 off 25 deliveries. Du Plessis smashed four huge sixes and a four in his whirlwind knock.
Plesis’ dismissal came just after Christian took a simple return catch to remove Suresh Raina, giving defending champions CSK second jolt. Raina scored 16 with the help of three boundaries before falling to Christian.
He shared a solid 40-run stand for the second wicket with Du Plesis after Deccan spinner Ankit Sharma sent back opener Murali Vijay (2) in the very first over of the match.
Earlier, Deccan stand-in skipper Cameron White won the toss and decided to field against defending champions Chennai.
After winning the toss, Cameron White said that he chose to bowl because there had been some dew around in the evenings leading up to this game.
Dhoni also seconded the logic and said that he would have done the same.
Super Kings are looking to bounce back after their humiliating defeat against Mumbai Indians in the campaign-opener.
Chennai Super Kings: Mahendra Singh Dhoni (capt), Ravichandran Ashwin, Subramaniam Badrinath, Doug Bollinger, Dwayne Bravo, Faf du Plessis, Ravindra Jadeja, Shadab Jakati, Albie Morkel, Suresh Raina, Murali Vijay.