IPL: KKR win toss, elect to bowl vs RPS

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Pune, April 26 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) skipper Gautam Gambhir won the toss and elected to field against Rising Pune Supergiant (RPS) in their Indian Premier League match here on Wednesday.

KKR, who thrashed Royal Challengers Bangalore by 82 runs in their last game at Eden Gardens, made two changes to the line-up: Darren Bravo playing in place of rested Nathan Coulter-Nile and Piyush Chawla taking the place of out-of-form vice-captain Suryakumar Yadav.

Pune, who won by three runs against Mumbai Indians in their previous outing, replaced Ben Stokes who is nursing a slight niggle with Faf du Plessis.


Rising Pune Supergiant: Ajinkya Rahane, Rahul Tripathi, Steven Smith (captain), Faf du Plessis, MS Dhoni (wk), Manoj Tiwary, Dan Christian, Washington Sundar, Shardul Thakur, Jaydev Unadkat, Imran Tahir

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Kolkata Knight Riders: Gautam Gambhir (captain), Sunil Narine, Robin Uthappa (wk), Darren Bravo, Manish Pandey, Yusuf Pathan, Colin de Grandhomme, Chris Woakes, Piyush Chawla, Kuldeep Yadav, Umesh Yadav



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