Meanwhile, the duo also broke the highest opening stand record of 159-run previously set by Mike Hussey and Murali Vijay for the CSK in 2011.
Plessis smashed 87-run off 53 balls while Watson played a knock of 83 runs studded with three sixes.
Tendulkar said that KL Rahul and Nicholas Pooran had enabled KXIP to post a decent target on the board but Watson and Du Plessis knocks chased the total quite easily.
"Comprehensive win by @ChennaiIPL. @klrahul11 and @nicholas_47 played well to put a decent total on the board but the way @ShaneRWatson33 & @faf1307 batted, they've made this chase look rather easy. Well done #CSK," Tendulkar tweeted.
CSK will now play against Kolkata Knight Riders in Abu Dhabi on October 7 while Punjab will take on Sunrisers Hyderabad in Dubai on October 8.
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