Gilchrist puts the Super Kings into bat
Deccan Chargers have won the toss and elected to field first against Chennai Super Kings in the 26 th match of the Indian Premier League.
Venkat Sai Laxman is not playing today due to injured hand as he got hit on the glove by Steyn during Deccan's loss against Bangalore. In his place, Adam Gilchrist will be leading the Deccan Chargers.
Deccan have made just one change, bringing in Venugopal Rao for Laxman.
Chennai have also made one change for this game, S Vidyut has been left out and Anirudh Srikkanth, Kris' son, is playing his first game.
Teams for today’s match are:
Deccan Chargers: Adam Gilchrist (captain & wk), Venugopal Rao, Scott Styris, Rohit Sharma, Shahid Afridi, Herschelle Gibbs, Arjun Yadav, Sanjay Bangar, RP Singh, P Vijaykumar, Pragyan Ojha.
Chennai Super Kings: Mahindra Dhoni (captain & wk), Parthiv Patel, Stephen Fleming, Suresh Raina, Anirudh Srikkanth, Albie Morkel, S Badrinath, Joginder Sharma, Manpreet Gony, Muttiah Muralitharan, Makhaya Ntini.