CSK rode on an unbeaten 72 off 27 balls by Ambati Rayudu to post 218/4, but it was overshadowed by Pollard's blitzkrieg, as he smashed eight sixes and six fours in his unbeaten 34-ball 87.
K L Rahul's solid unbeaten half-century and a disciplined bowling effort helped Punjab Kings tame Mumbai Indians by nine wickets and snap their three-match losing streak.
Chasing a target of 151, SRH were bowled out for 137 in the final over.
Indian seamers Shardul Thakur and Bhuvneshwar Kumar snared seven wickets between them to help the hosts beat England by seven runs in the decider.
Kohli had said that he will open in the upcoming IPL and he would want to open with Rohit going into the T20 World Cup.
The two added 94 for the first wicket in nine overs as India posted a massive 224/2 and won the series-deciding fifth T20I against England by 36 runs.
Dawid Malan and Jos Buttler struck half-centuries to fuel England's chase before India's seam bowlers took the game away from them.
Hardik Pandya picked up 2/16, while Shardul Thakur claimed 3/42.
Chasing a target of 157, England romped home in 18.2 overs to take a 2-1 lead in the five-match series.
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