Gujarat Lions opt to field against KKR

Kanpur, May 19 (IANS) Gujarat Lions captain Suresh Raina won the toss and opted to field against Kolkata Knight Riders in an Indian Premier League (IPL) match here on Thursday.

Lions left out Shivil Kaushik and Pravin Tambe and brought in Eklavya Dwivedi and Shadab Jakati.

Jason Holder replaced the injured Andre Russell for KKR.

The teams:

Kolkata Knight Riders: Robin Uthappa(w), Gautam Gambhir(c), Manish Pandey, Yusuf Pathan, Suryakumar Yadav, Shakib Al Hasan, Jason Holder, Piyush Chawla, Sunil Narine, Ankit Rajpoot, Morne Morkel.

Gujarat Lions: Dwayne Smith, Brendon McCullum, Suresh Raina(c), Ravindra Jadeja, Aaron Finch, Dinesh Karthik(w), Dwayne Bravo, Eklavya Dwivedi, Praveen Kumar, Dhawal Kulkarni, Shadab Jakati.

–IANS

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