Chennai Super Kings received the toss and elected to area. A little bit of drama on the toss – harking back to the 2011 World Cup closing on the similar venue? – however all is ok and MS Dhoni has determined to area. Will he finish the night time the identical means he did that 2011 early April night time? CSK have dropped the one man who performed no function final match – Harbhajan Singh – and have changed him with a wrist-spinner, Karn Sharma.
SRH have made two modifications, one in every of them pressured. Wriddhiman Saha, who regained health final match, is out with damage once more. Good job India aren’t enjoying the Tests in England instantly after the IPL. Shreevats Goswami is again in. And Sandeep Sharma replaces the final match’s punt, Khaleel Ahmed. Carlos Brathwaite stays, and he may as soon as once more should bowl a vital over on the dying. And of he does certainly should, will or not it’s the 18th, 19th or 20th?
SRH: SP Goswami†, S Dhawan, KS Williamson*, Shakib Al Hasan, YK Pathan, DJ Hooda, CR Brathwaite, Rashid Khan, B Kumar, S Kaul, Sandeep Sharma.
CKS: SR Watson, F du Plessis, SK Raina, AT Rayudu, MS Dhoni*†, DJ Bravo, RA Jadeja, DL Chahar, KV Sharma, SN Thakur, L Ngidi.