KOLKATA: Sunrisers Hyderabad captain Kane Williamson won the toss and sent Dinesh Karthik's Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) to batting first in the second VIVO IPL match at Eden Gardens here tonight.
After won the toss Williamson said, "We are going to have a bowl.
Looks like a good surface.
This KKR side is a bit different.
Past is past.
Nice to get across the line in the last game but a different opposition here, and a different surface.One change for us - Bhuvneshwar back for Sandeep."
KKR captain Karthik said, "The wicket plays good throughout. It's a new game for us. We have to put up a good performance. We have good power-hitters, and a good mix overall. We have three changes: Shubman, Mavi are playing and Mitch (Johnson) comes back in."
Kolkata Knight Riders: Chris Lynn, Sunil Narine, Robin Uthappa, Nitish Rana, Dinesh Karthik(w/c), Shubman Gill, Andre Russell, Mitchell Johnson, Shivam Mavi, Piyush Chawla, Kuldeep Yadav Sunrisers Hyderabad : Wriddhiman Saha(w), Shikhar Dhawan, Kane Williamson(c), Manish Pandey, Shakib Al Hasan, Deepak Hooda, Yusuf Pathan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Rashid Khan, Siddarth Kaul, Billy Stanlake UNI BM-PC