Toss Royal Challengers Bangalore chose to bowl v Kings XI Punjab Reside scorecard and ball-by-ball info
Of their first dwelling sport of the season, Virat Kohli, the Royal Challengers Bangalore captain, chose to bowl against R Ashwin’s Kings XI Punjab. The RCB captain felt the Chinnaswamy surface “became serve to being fashioned”, suggesting that he expects the sport to be excessive scoring.
Chris Gayle, this time allotment of the Kings XI squad, returned to the metropolis he as soon as represented for six years, nonetheless became disregarded of the team. Aaron Finch, having arrived after his marriage ceremony, became drafted into the Kings XI team in space of David Miller.
Ashwin, in precisely his second sport as IPL captain, backed Kings XI’s bowling aggregate on this surface. “We’ve ample bowling ammunition to position stress on them,” he said at the toss. “Finch is a mountainous participant and deserves to salvage into the team straightaway.”
Kings XI will glimpse to increase their dominance over RCB after beating them each instances remaining season. Their 50% buy-loss document at the Chinnaswamy is marginally better than RCB’s buy percentage of Forty eight.three.
Royal Challengers Bangalore: 1 Brendon McCullum, 2 Quinton de Kock (wk), three Virat Kohli (capt), four AB de Villiers, 5 Mandeep Singh, 6 Sarfraz Khan, 7 Washington Sundar, Eight Chris Woakes, 9 Kulwant Khejroliya, 10 Umesh Yadav, eleven Yuzvendra Chahal
Kings XI Punjab: 1 KL Rahul (wk), 2 Mayank Agarwal, three Karun Nair, four Yuvraj Singh, 5 Aaron Finch, 6 Marcus Stoinis, 7 Axar Patel, Eight R Ashwin (capt), 9 Andrew Tye, 10 Mujeeb Ur Rahman, eleven Mohit Sharma