Dubai, Nov 1 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals (RR) have won the toss and chosen to bowl against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in their Indian Premier League (IPL) match at the Dubai International Stadium.
RR captain Steve Smith said that the presence of dew in the last few matches in Dubai is the reason why they have chosen to bowl first. KKR have brought back Andre Russell and Shivam Mavi in place of Lockie Ferguson and Rinku Singh respectively.
RR, meanwhile, have gone for the same XI that has won two consecutive matches.
Kolkata Knight Riders: Shubman Gill, Nitish Rana, Sunil Narine, Eoin Morgan (captain), Dinesh Karthik (wicketkeeper), Andre Russell, Rahul Tripathi, Pat Cummins, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Shivam Mavi, Varun Chakravarthy
Rajasthan Royals: Robin Uthappa, Ben Stokes, Sanju Samson (wicketkeeper), Steven Smith (captain), Jos Buttler, Riyan Parag, Rahul Tewatia, Jofra Archer, Shreyas Gopal, Varun Aaron, Kartik Tyagi