Daredevils elect to field first vs Challengers
Delhi Daredevils have won the toss and elected to field first against Bangalore Royal Challengers in the 43rd Indian Premier League (IPL) match at Chinnaswamy stadium in Bangalore on Monday.
Dale Steyn is back for the Bangalore team. He replaces the left-arm spinner Abdur Razzaq. Sreevats Goswami, India's U-19 keeper, makes his IPL debut and Bharat Chipli plays ahead of Virat Kohli.
For Virender Sehwag led Delhi Daredevils, it is a must-win game against Bangalore Royal Challengers as they hope to keep their semi-final hopes alive. To stay in contention, the Delhi team need a big win against Bangalore Royal Challengers.
On the other hand, Royal Challengers are stumbling from one defeat to another, and the Rahul Dravid-led team would be playing for pride in the hope to win the match on Monday.
Currently, the side is placed at the bottom of the table, while the Daredevils are placed fifth with five win and six losses from the 11 matches played by them so far.
Bangalore Royal Challengers:
R Dravid (captain), B Chipli, SP Goswami, Misbah-ul-Haq, JH Kallis, CL White, B Akhil, P Kumar, Z Khan, A Kumble, DW Steyn
Delhi Daredevils team:
V Sehwag (captain), G Gambhir, S Dhawan, AB de Villiers, TM Dilshan, KD Karthik, R Bhatia, MF Maharoof, VY Mahesh, P Sangwan, GD McGrath.