In the match between Chennai Super Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders at the Dubai International Stadium, Chennai captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has decided to bowl first after winning the toss. Chennai team has made 3 changes for this match. In place of Faf du Plessis, he has replaced Shane Watson, Lungi Nagdi in place of Imran Tahir and Karn Sharma in place of Monu Singh. On the other hand, Kolkata team has given the chance to Rinku Singh in the team in place of the famous Krishna.
Playing eleven of both teams
Chennai Super Kings: Rituraj Gaikwad, Shane Watson, Ambati Rayudu, MS Dhoni (captain and wicketkeeper), N Jagadeesan, Sam Curren, Ravindra Jadeja, Mitchell Sentner, Karn Sharma, Deepak Chahar, Lungi Nagidi
Kolkata Knight Riders: Shubman Gill, Nitish Rana, Rahul Tripathi, Dinesh Karthik (wicketkeeper), Eoin Morgan (captain), Sunil Narayan, Rinku Singh, Pat Cummins, Lockie Ferguson, Kamal Nagerkoti, Varun Chakraborty