Chennai Super Kings (CSK) won the toss and chose to bowl against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) at the Dubai International Stadium on Thursday.
CSK continue to experiment with their squad in the final matches of the league stage with captain MS Dhoni saying that Faf du Plessis, Imran Tahir and Monu Kumar have been replaced by Karn Singh, Lungi Ngidi and Shame Watson.
KKR captain Eoin Morgan said that they have dropped Prasiddh Krishna for Rinku Singh.
Kolkata Knight Riders: Shubman Gill, Nitish Rana, Rahul Tripathi, Dinesh Karthik (wicketkeeper), Eoin Morgan (captain), Sunil Narine, Rinku Singh, Pat Cummins, Lockie Ferguson, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Varun Chakravarthy
Chennai Super Kings: Ruturaj Gaikwad, Shane Watson, Ambati Rayudu, MS Dhoni (wicketkeeper, captain), N Jagadeesan, Sam Curran, Ravindra Jadeja, Mitchell Santner, Karn Sharma, Deepak Chahar, Lungi Ngidi
( 144 Words)