RCB win toss, invite Daredevils to bat
Sharjah: Royal Challengers Bangalore won the toss and elected to bowl against Delhi Daredevils in an Indian Premier league match at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium, here today.
Surprisingly, RCB has left out Chris Gayle and included Nic Maddinson, Mitchell Starc, AB de Villiers and Albie Morkel at the overseas players.
Dinesh Karthik will be leading the Daredevils in place of an unfit Kevin Pietersen. The Delhi outfit has named Ross Taylor, Jimmy Neesham, Wayne Parnell and J P Duminy as their four foreign players for today’s match.
Delhi Daredevils: Dinesh Karthik (capt), Murali Vijay, Mayank Agarwal, JP Duminy, Ross Taylor, Manoj Tiwary, Jimmy Neesham, Wayne Parnell, Shahbaz Nadeem, Rahul Sharma, Mohammed Shami.
Royal Challengers Bangalore: Virat Kohli (capt), Parthiv Patel, Nic Maddinson, Yuvraj Singh, AB de Villiers, Albie Morkel, Sachin Rana, Ashok Dinda, Mitchell Starc, Yuzvendra Chahal, Varun Aaron.