Game 18 of IPL-4 between Kochi Tuskers Kerala and the Chennai Super Kings was heading for a nail biting finish as Brad Hodge and Parthiv Patel took control of Kochi's chase after the loss of Brendon McCullum.
Earlier, Ravichandran Ashwin got the all important wicket of Mahela Jayawardene as Kochi Tuskers chased 135 for victory.
The Chennai Super Kings were 65/2 in 9 overs against Kochi Tuskers Kerala when rain interrupted play in game 18 of IPL-4 on Monday.
RP Singh struck for Kochi Tuskers Kerala by getting rid of Mike Hussey as the Chennai Super Kings lost their first wicket in game 18 of IPL-4.
Earlier, Mahela Jayawardene, captain of Kochi Tuskers won the toss and elected to bowl.
Kochi who opened their account in the competition with an upset win over the Mumbai Indians on Friday will be looking for a repeat performance against Chennai.
The Super Kings on the other hand are among the in form teams of the tournament, having won two of their three games and will be looking to stamp their authority over the Tuskers right from the word go.