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Royal Challengers win the toss and elect to bat

Royal Challengers Bangalore skipper Anil Kumble has won the toss and decided to bat first against the South Australia Redbacks at Kingsmead in Durban.

The Royal Challengers will be looking to make it 2 wins in a row after cruising to a 9 wicket victory over Guyana at the weekend.

Their preparations for today’s game have been hit by the news that Jacques Kallis will miss out due to a soreback which means a change round at the top of the order after drafting in Manish Pandey.

Dillon du Preez and Vinay Kumar also come into the team meaning Nayan Doshi and Balachandra Akhil miss out.

The Redbacks meanwhile come into the game knowing victory over their opponents will secure a place in the Twenty20 Champions League semi finals, they remain unchanged.

Royal Challengers Bangalore team - R Dravid, MK Pandey, RV Uthappa†, LRPL Taylor, CL White, V Kohli, D du Preez, P Kumar, R Vinay Kumar, DW Steyn, A Kumble*.

South Australia team - M Klinger*, DJ Harris, GA Manou†, CJ Ferguson, CJ Borgas, TLW Cooper, DT Christian, AW O'Brien, CB Bailey, GD Putland, SW Tait.

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