Gambhir wins the toss, Knight Riders to bowl
Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Gautam Gambhir has won the toss and elected to bowl first against the Rajasthan Royals at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur.
The Knight Riders come into the game looking to build on their 9 run victory against the Deccan Chargers on Monday night while the Royals will be looking to make it 3 wins out of 3 having already comfortably seen off the Chargers and Delhi DareDevils
The Royals welcome back Shane Watson who makes his first start in this year’s tournament after destroying Bangladesh’s bowling attack during their recent ODI series against the Aussies.
The Knight Riders squad is also strengthened with the arrival of Brett Lee, Brad Haddin and Shakib Al Hasan who also played in Bangladesh.
Rajasthan Royals team - SR Watson, R Dravid, J Botha, AL Menaria, LRPL Taylor, AG Paunikar†, AS Raut, SK Warne*, A Singh, SK Trivedi, ND Doshi.
Kolkata Knight Riders team - JH Kallis, MS Bisla†, G Gambhir*, MK Tiwary, YK Pathan, EJG Morgan, Shakib Al Hasan, Iqbal Abdulla, R Bhatia, B Lee, L Balaji.