Gibbs dropped by Chargers, Royals bat first
Rajasthan Royals skipper Shane Warne as won the toss and elected to bat first against the Deccan Chargers at the Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium in Nagpur.
Both teams come into tonight games in need of a win after losing their previous two games to leave their chances of reaching the knock out stages hanging by a thread.
The defending champions have made 5 changes including dropping Herschelle Gibbs as they look to jump start their stuttering title defence.
The Royals have dropped Shaun Tait replacing him with Morne Morkel while Siddharth Trivedi and Aditya Dole come into the strating line up as well.
Deccan Chargers Team - Adam Gilchrist(w/c), VVS Laxman, Andrew Symonds, Rohit Sharma, Dwayne Smith, Azhar Bilakhia, Anirudh Singh, Ryan Harris, RP Singh, Pragyan Ojha, Harmeet Singh.
Rajasthan Royals Team - Michael Lumb, Naman Ojha(w), Shane Watson, Yusuf Pathan, Faiz Fazal, Abhishek Jhunjunwala, Aditya Dole, Abhishek Raut, Shane Warne(c), Siddharth Trivedi, Morne Morkel.