Bengaluru: Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) today won the toss and elected to field against Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in an Indian Premier League game at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium.
RCB, who are out of the playoffs contention, brought in Travis Head in place of Shane Watson.
KKR, who have lost their last two matches but remain in contention for the playoffs, were boosted by the return of Australian big hitter Chris Lynn who came in place of Nathan Coulter-Nile. Also, Piyush Chawla and Ankit Rajpoot replaced Kuldeep Yadav and Suryakumar Yadav, respectively.
Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) — Virat Kohli (captain), Mandeep Singh, Chris Gayle, AB de Villiers, Travis Head, Kedar Jadhav(wicketkeeper), Pawan Negi, Sreenath Aravind, Samuel Badree, Aniket Choudhary, Yuzvendra Chahal.
Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) — Gautam Gambhir (captain), Chris Lynn, Manish Pandey, Sheldon Jackson (wicketkeeper), Yusuf Pathan, Chris Woakes, Colin de Grandhomme, Sunil Narine, Ankit Rajpoot, Piyush Chawla, Umesh Yadav.