MOHALI: Rising Pune Supergiants won the toss and elected to bat against Kings XI Punjab in an IPL encounter, here today.
Pune made three changes in their playing XI with all-rounder Irfan Pathan coming in place of Rajat Bhatia, Sri Lanka's Thisara Perera replacing Mitchell Marsh while left-arm spinner Ankit Sharma replacing veteran Rudra Pratap Singh.0
Kings XI Punjab made one change to their line-up with South African pacer Kyle Abbott replacing Mitchell Johnson.
Kings XI Punjab: Murali Vijay, Manan Vohra, Shaun Marsh, David Miller (captain), Glenn Maxwell, Axar Patel, Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Mohit Sharma, Kyle Abbott, Pradeep Sahu, Sandeep Sharma
Rising Pune Supergiants: Faf du Plessis, Ajinkya Rahane, Kevin Pietersen, Steve Smith, Mahendra Singh Dhoni (captain and wk), Thisara Perera, Irfan Pathan, Ravichandran Ashwin, Ishant Sharma, Ankit Sharma, Murugan Ashwin.