Gambhir returns from injury, DareDevils bat first
Fit again skipper Gautam Gambhir has won the toss for the Delhi DareDevils and elected to bat first against the Kolkata Knight Riders at the Feroz Shah Kotla.
Gambhir returns to the team after recovering from a hamstring injury he picked up during the DareDevils game against the Mumbai Indians almost two weeks ago.
The DareDevils have dropped AB de Villiers replacing him with Paul Collingwood who joined up with the squad on Sunday after playing for England in Bangladesh.
The Knight Riders are looking to break a 4 game losing streak and have had to make one change which see’s Charl Langeveldt come into the line up in place of Shane Bond who is out with a stomach virus.
Delhi Daredevils team - G Gambhir*, V Sehwag, DA Warner, PD Collingwood, KD Karthik†, AB McDonald, KM Jadhav, A Mishra, DP Nannes, U Yadav, PJ Sangwan
Kolkata Knight Riders team - SC Ganguly*, CH Gayle, MK Tiwary, DJ Hussey, Mandeep Singh, AD Mathews, WP Saha†, AB Agarkar, AB Dinda, CK Langeveldt, Iqbal Abdulla.