Felix Austin | cricket20
Deccan Chargers skipper Adam Gilchrist has won the toss and elected to bat first against the Royal Challengers Bangalore in the IPL's third place play off.
The winner of today’s game will seal a place in Septembers Twenty20 Champions League while the loser will end the tournament empty handed.
The Chargers have made four changes to the team that was defeated by the Chennai Super Kings on Thursday, RP Singh, Herschelle Gibbs, Tirumalasetti Suman and Bodapati Sumanth miss out.
They are replaced by Anirudh Singh, Venugoal Rao, Dwayne Smith and Rahul Sharma.
The Royal Challengers have made three changes to the team that was beaten in the first semi final against the Mumbai Indians as Balachandra Akhil, Nayan Doshi and Cameron White come into the line up.
Royal Challengers Bangalore team - R Dravid, JH Kallis, KP Pietersen, RV Uthappa†, V Kohli, CL White, B Akhil, P Kumar, A Kumble*, ND Doshi, DW Steyn.
Deccan Chargers team - AC Gilchrist*†, MD Mishra, RG Sharma, A Symonds, Y Venugopal Rao, DR Smith, Anirudh Singh, RJ Harris, PP Ojha, Harmeet Singh, R Sharma.