Kings XI Punjab won the toss and elected to bat against Chennai Super Kings in the 37th match of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2012 at MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chepauk, Chennai.
Kings XI Punjab have made one change as Bipul Sharma replaces Siddarth Chitnis in the playing XI.
Chennai Super Kings have also made one change, Yo Mahesh is dropped and left-arm spinner Shadab Jakati is back in playing XI.
Chennai Super Kings captain, MS Dhoni, said “We have got Jakati in place of Yo Mahesh looking at the conditions. The wicket will get slightly slower later on.”
Kings XI Punjab captain, David Hussey, said “We have picked ourselves up we are here to win.
“Awana has been a find for us, he is certainly a good prospect for India in the future.
“We are going to bat first. It looks like a good batting wicket, we will put a good score on board.”
Kings XI Punjab (Playing XI): Nitin Saini(w), Mandeep Singh, Shaun Marsh, David Hussey(c), David Miller, Azhar Mahmood, Bipul Sharma, Piyush Chawla, Praveen Kumar, Bhargav Bhatt, Parvinder Awana.
Chennai Super Kings (Playing XI): S Badrinath, Faf du Plessis, Suresh Raina, MS Dhoni(w/c), Dwayne Bravo, Albie Morkel, Ravindra Jadeja, Wriddhiman Saha, Nuwan Kulasekara, Ravichandran Ashwin, Shadab Jakati.