Super Kings win the toss, elect to bat first
Chennai Super Kings skipper MS Dhoni has won the toss and decided to bat first against the Central Stags in the second of todays Twenty20 Champions League group games.
The defending Indian Premier League champions go into the game full of confidence and with big hitting players like Dhoni, Matthew Hayden and Suresh Raina in their line up the Central Stags will need to bowl well if they are to have any chance of claiming the victory.
Despite heavy rain over the last 24 hours the pitch at Kingsmead looks perfect and Dhoni didn’t hesitate in deciding to bat, Stags skipper Jamie How indicated he would have bowled anyway.
Central Stags team - JM How*, PJ Ingram, GH Worker, MS Sinclair, BBJ Griggs†, BJ Diamanti, K Noema-Barnett, DAJ Bracewell, AF Milne, MJ McClenaghan, MJ Mason.
Chennai Super Kings team - M Vijay, ML Hayden, SK Raina, S Badrinath, JA Morkel, MS Dhoni*†, S Anirudha, DE Bollinger, R Ashwin, M Muralitharan, L Balaji.