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IPL: KKR ask Royals to bat first

IANS  |  Kolkata 

(KKR) won the toss and elected to field against (RR) in a crunch (IPL) match here on Tuesday.

For KKR, fit-again U-19 pacer Shivam Mavi was brought back to the side in place of leggie Piyush Chawla while Royals made three changes with Ish Sodhi, and coming in.

KKR snapped a two-game losing streak by beating Kings XI Punjab in their last game by 31 runs, posting a season-topping 245/6, while Royals marched to their third victory on the spin, thrashing Mumbai Indians by seven wickets.

Teams:

Kolkata Knight Riders: Chris Lynn, Sunil Narine, Robin Uthappa, Andre Russell, (Captain/WK), Nitish Rana, Shubman Gill, Javon Searles, Prasidh Krishna, Shivam Mavi, Kuldeep Yadav.

Rajasthan Royals: (WK), (Captain), Sanju Samson, Ben Stokes, Rahul Tripathi, Stuart Binny, Jofra Archer, Krishnappa Gowtham, Jaydev Unadkat, Ish Sodhi, Anureet Singh

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First Published: Tue, May 15 2018. 19:44 IST
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