IPL: Kings XI opt to bowl against KKR

Kolkata, May 4 (IANS) Kings XI Punjab skipper Murali Vijay won the toss and opted to field against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in their Indian Premier League (IPL) match at the Eden Gardens here on Wednesday.

Kolkata replaced batsman Chris Lynn with Shakib Al Hasan and chinaman bowler Brad Hogg came in place of Sunil Narine.

In the Punjab camp, left-arm spinner Swapnil Singh replaced K.C. Cariappa, while batsman Manan Vohra was included in place of sidelined Shaun Marsh.

The teams:

Kolkata Knight Riders: Robin Uthappa (wicket-keeper), Gautam Gambhir (captain), Manish Pandey, Shakib Al Hasan, Yusuf Pathan, Andre Russell, Suryakumar Yadav, Piyush Chawla, Umesh Yadav, Brad Hogg, Morne Morkel

Kings XI Punjab: Murali Vijay (captain), Manan Vohra, Marcus Stoinis, Glenn Maxwell, David Miller, Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Wriddhiman Saha (wicket-keeper), Axar Patel, Mohit Sharma, Sandeep Sharma, Swapnil Singh



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