Chennai, Apr 6: Reigning champions Chennai Super Kings (CSK) won the toss and decided to bat first against Kings XI, Punjab in the IPL T-20 match here on Saturday.
CSK made three changes from the last match after its lost to Mumbai Indians. New Zealand's medium pacer Scott Kuggeleijn makes his IPL debut, while off-spinner Harbhajan Singh and South African Faf du Plessis gets his first game of the season. Sitting out were the injured Dwayne Bravo, and Mohit Sharma and Shardul Thakur.
For Kings XI, expolosive opener Chris Gayle is back after missing the last game and medium pacer Andrew Tye was also back in place of Hardus Viljoen and Mujeeb Ur Rahman.
Chennai Super Kings: Shane Watson, Faf du Plessis, Ambati Rayudu, Suresh Raina, Kedar Jadhav, MS Dhoni (capt, wk), Ravindra Jadeja, Scott Kuggeleijn, Deepak Chahar, Harbhajan Singh, Imran Tahir.
Kings XI Punjab: K L Rahul (wk), Chris Gayle, Mayank Agarwal, Sarfaraz Khan, Mandeep Singh, David Miller, Sam Curran, R Ashwin (capt), M Ashwin, Andrew Tye, Mohammed Shami. (UNI)