Deccan Chargers won the toss and decided to field against Chennai Super Kings in the sixth match of the fifth edition of the Indian Premier League on Saturday.
Chennai Super Kings are playing the same side that lost their opening match to Mumbai Indians in Chennai.
Chennai Super Kings captain, MS Dhoni, said “It was a rusty start for us, we didn’t make most of the opportunities in our home game.
“It looks a good wicket, but dew might cause some problems later on.
“We also would have batted first.
“We are playing with the same side.”
Deccan Chargers, who are playing their first match this season, is captained by Cameron White in the absence of Kumar Sangakkara, who will join the team for the next game.
Deccan Charger captain, Cameron White said “It has been a fantastic ground and I am looking forward to the match.
“We played one practice match and we are feeling confident.
“There is fair bit of dew around, so we are bowling first.
“Sanga [Kumar Sangakkara] will be available from the next match.”
Deccan Chargers (Playing XI): Daniel Harris, Shikhar Dhawan, Parthiv Patel(w), Bharat Chipli, Cameron White(c), Daniel Christian, Dwaraka Ravi Teja, Ankit Sharma, Dale Steyn, Manpreet Gony, TP Sudhindra.
Chennai Super Kings (Playing XI): Faf du Plessis, Murali Vijay, Suresh Raina, Dwayne Bravo, Albie Morkel, S Badrinath, MS Dhoni(w/c), Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Shadab Jakati, Doug Bollinger.