IPL 2018 KKR vs KXIP: Punjab wins toss; Kolkata to bat
Kolkata: Winning the toss, Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) skipper R Ashwin elected to bowl first against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in Indian Premier League (IPL 2018) at the Eden Gardens ground here on Saturday.
Ashwin has introduced one change to his formidable side by including Ankit Rajpoot for Mohit Sharma. KKR skipper Dinesh Karthik, however, has fielded the same side from the previous match.
It is worth mentioning that KXIP has won three out of the four matches played while KKR has managed three victories in five matches.
Here are the two teams:
Kings XI Punjab (KXIP): Lokesh Rahul (wk), Chris Gayle, Mayank Agarwal, Karun Nair, Aaron Finch, Yuvraj Singh, Ravichandran Ashwin (c), Andrew Tye, Barinder Sran, Ankit Rajpoot, Mujeeb Ur Rahman
Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR): Sunil Narine, Chris Lynn, Robin Uthappa, Nitish Rana, Dinesh Karthik (wk/c), Andre Russell, Shubman Gill, Tom Curran, Piyush Chawla, Shivam Mavi, Kuldeep Yadav