Kings XI Punjab VS RCB | Photo: Twitter|IPL
Dubai: Royal Challengers Bangalore won the toss and opted to field against Kings XI Punjab in the matchday 6 of the Indian Premier League at Dubai international cricket stadium. So far, all the teams that have won the toss in this year’s IPL have opted to field.
Virat Kohli-led RCB will be confident after their victory against Sunrisers Hyderabad in their first game of the season. Meanwhile, Kings XI Punjab suffered heartbreak against Delhi Capitals after they lost the match in the super over.
RCB captain Virat Kohli said they have gone with the same team that beat Sunrisers Hyderabad on Monday.
KXIP captain KL Rahul, meanwhile, said that Murugan Ashwin and James Neesham replaced Chris Jordan and Krishnappa Gowtham. Veteran West Indies batsman Chris Gayle remains out of the playing XI.
Kings XI Punjab: KL Rahul (captain, wicketkeeper), Mayank Agarwal, Karun Nair, Nicholas Pooran, Glenn Maxwell, Sarfaraz Khan, James Neesham, Mohammed Shami, Murugan Ashwin, Sheldon Cottrell, Ravi Bishnoi
Royal Challengers Bangalore: Devdutt Padikkal, Aaron Finch, Virat Kohli (captain), AB de Villiers, Shivam Dube, Josh Philippe(wicketkeeper), Washington Sundar, Navdeep Saini, Umesh Yadav, Dale Steyn, Yuzvendra Chahal
(With inputs from IANS)