BENGALURU: Kings XI Punjab skipper Murali Vijay won the toss and elected to field against Royal Challengers Bangalore in an rain-truncated IPL clash at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium here today.
With heavy rain delaying the start, the match has been reduced to a 15-over affair.
Bangalore made one change bringing in Varun Aaron for Iqbal Abdulla, while Punjab made three changes, including Farhaan Behardien, Kyle Abbott, KC Cariappa in place of Glenn Maxwell, who has been ruled out of IPL because of an injury, Marcus Stoinis, Anureet Singh.
Royal Challengers Bangalore: CH Gayle, V Kohli*, AB de Villiers, SR Watson, KL Rahul†, Sachin Baby, STR Binny, CJ Jordan, S Aravind, VR Aaron, YS Chahal.
Kings XI Punjab: M Vijay*, HM Amla, WP Saha†, DA Miller, F Behardien, Gurkeerat Singh, KJ Abbott, AR Patel, MM Sharma, Sandeep Sharma, KC Cariappa.