Deccan Chargers elect to bat first
Deccan Chargers won the toss and elected to bat first in the first match of Indian Premier League against Bangalore Royal Challengers at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Uppal, Hyderabad on Sunday.
With only pride at stake, Deccan Chargers and Bangalore Royal Challengers locking horns in a clash of the vanquished.
Already out of contention for semi-finals, the two teams will fight it out to avoid the ignominy of ending up with a wooden spoon.
Rahul Dravidís team, however, have the advantage to avoid finishing last as they have garnered six points from 12 matches as against the Chargers' four, who are yet to register their first win on home turf.