IPL-2018: KKR win toss, elect to field against CSK

Kolkata: Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) captain Dinesh Karthik won the toss and elected to field against Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in an Indian Premier League (IPL) game at the Eden Gardens here on Thursday.

CSK remained unchanged from their last game while KKR’s injured Nitish Rana was replaced by Rinku Singh.

Both CSK and KKR come into the tie on the back of morale boosting wins in their previous encounters.

While Dhoni’s team beat Delhi Daredevils by 13 runs, Karthik and Co. got the better of Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) by six wickets.

Teams (Playing XI):

Kolkata Knight Riders: Chris Lynn, Sunil Narine, Robin Uthappa, Dinesh Karthik, Rinku Singh, Shubman Gill, Andre Russell, Shivam Mavi, Piyush Chawla, Mitchell Johnson, Kuldeep Yadav

Chennai Super Kings: Shane Watson, Faf du Plessis, Suresh Raina, Ambati Rayudu, Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Dwayne Bravo, Ravindra Jadeja, Karn Sharma, Harbhajan Singh, Lungi Ngidi, K.M. Asif