Warne wins the toss, Royals elect to bowl
Rajasthan Royals skipper Shane Warne has won the toss and elected to bowl first against the Kochi Tuskers Kerala at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur.
The Royals come into the game on the back of a 3 game losing streak and after having their game against the Royal Challengers Bangalore washed out last week they’ll be desperate to record a victory.
The Tuskers meanwhile come into the game on the back on an impressive 3 game winnings teak which as helped then move up to 3rd in the IPL group standings.
The home side have brought in Johan Botha and Ajinkya Rahane who replace Shaun Tait and Abhishek Raut while the Tuskers are missing Brendon McCullum who is out of the match because of a shoulder injury.
VVS Laxman and Thisara Perera return to the line up and Ramesh Powar misses out.
Rajasthan Royals team - SR Watson, SA Asnodkar, R Dravid, AM Rahane, AL Menaria, LRPL Taylor, DH Yagnik†, SK Warne*, J Botha, STR Binny, SK Trivedi.
Kochi Tuskers Kerala team - VVS Laxman, DPMD Jayawardene*, RA Jadeja, BJ Hodge, KM Jadhav, PA Patel†, RV Gomez, R Vinay Kumar, RP Singh, M Muralitharan, NLTC Perera.