Knight Riders bat first; Gayle set to play
Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Gautam Gambhir has won the toss and elected to bat first against the Royal Challengers Bangalore at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore.
The Royal Challengers come into the match looking to continue their fine start to the tournament while the Knight Riders will be aiming to break their two game losing streak.
Royal Challengers Bangalore team - CH Gayle, V Kohli, SS Tiwary, MA Agarwal, DL Vettori*, AB de Villiers†, R Vinay Kumar, CA Pujara, Z Khan, HV Patel, M Muralitharan.
Kolkata Knight Riders team - JH Kallis, G Gambhir*, MK Tiwary, YK Pathan, RN ten Doeschate, Shakib Al Hasan, LR Shukla, R Bhatia, B Lee, Iqbal Abdulla, DB Das†.