Sangakkara wins the toss, Kings XI bat first
Kings XI Punjab skipper Kumar Sangakkara has won the toss and decided to bat first against the Rajasthan Royal in a game the Kings XI have to win if they want to keep their faint hope alive of a place in the semi finals..
The Kings XI come into the game sitting in last place in the IPL group table despite beating the Kolkata Knight Riders on Sunday, victory over the Royals today could see them move off the bottom of the group table.
They have made one change bringing in Sreesanth replaces Shalabh Srivastava while the Royals bring Adam Voges back into the starting line up replacing Morne Morkel.
Rajasthan Royals team - MJ Lumb, SR Watson, YK Pathan, NV Ojha†, FY Fazal, AA Jhunjhunwala, AC Voges, AS Raut, SK Warne*, SK Trivedi, AP Dole.
Kings XI Punjab team - RS Bopara, MS Bisla†, KC Sangakkara*, DPMD Jayawardene, Yuvraj Singh, IK Pathan, J Theron, PP Chawla, S Sreesanth, Bipul Sharma, RR Powar.