TossChennai Ample Kingsselected to bat vKings XI Punjab
MS Dhoni opted to bat in sizzling stipulations in Chennai on what he mentioned used to be a decent song to bat on before every thing. After expressing his displeasure about the pitch that had been ready for the match opener closing month, on Saturday Dhoni mentioned, “Groundsmen have achieved a decent job.”
Ample Kings made a forced trade thanks toDwayne Bravo’s damageand additionally unnoticed Mohit Sharma and Shardul Thakur, whom batting coach Michael Hussey had identified as likely replacements as loss of life bowlers for Bravo. As a substitute, they handed an IPL debut to Recent Zealand allrounderScott Kuggeleijnand brought in Faf du Plessis and Harbhajan Singh.
Kings XI Punjab captain R Ashwin, who used to be “emotional” to be befriend playing in his house city, mentioned he would have opted to bat too nonetheless hoped the pitch remained the an identical during the 40 overs. He made two modifications for the in a foreign nation slots: Chris Gayle and Andrew Tye modified Mujeeb Ur Rahman and Hardus Viljoen.
Chennai Ample Kings: 1 Shane Watson, 2 Faf du Plessis, 3 Ambati Rayudu, 4 Suresh Raina, 5 Kedar Jadhav, 6 MS Dhoni (capt & wk), 7 Ravindra Jadeja, 8 Scott Kuggeleijn, 9 Deepak Chahar, 10 Harbhajan Singh, 11 Imran Tahir
Kings XI Punjab: 1 KL Rahul (wk), 2 Chris Gayle, 3 Mayank Agarwal, 4 Sarfaraz Khan, 5 Mandeep Singh, 6 David Miller, 7 Sam Curran, 8 R Ashwin (capt), 9 M Ashwin, 10 Andrew Tye, 11 Mohammed Shami