Bangalore, Apr 26 (UNI) Jaipur Royals captain Shane Warne won the toss against Bangalore Royal Challengers and asked the home team to bat first in the Twenty-20 IPL tie played at M Chinnaswamy stadium here today.
Team India Test captain Anil Kumble made a comeback after injury lay-off for nearly a month to play the first match for the Bangalore team. He replaced all rounder B Akhil who played against the Mumbai Indians in the last match that Bangalore won by five wickets.
For Royals, Pakistani left arm pacer Sohail Tanvir was drafted in by Warne who is also the coach of the Jaipur team.
Following are the teams: Jaipur Royals: Shane Warne (Capt), Greme Smith, Mahesh Rawat, Yusuf Pathan, Shane Watson, Mohd. Kaif, Ravindra Jadeja, Dinesh Salunkhe, Sohail Tanvir, Siddarth Trivedi and Munaf Patel. 12th manTaruvar Kohli.
Bangalore Royal Challengers: Rahul Dravid (Capt), Shivnaraine Chanderpaul, Ross Taylor, Jacques Kallis, Virat Kohli, Mark Boucher (wk), Praveen Kumar, Vinay Kumar Zaheer Khan, Anil Kumble and Sunil Joshi. 12th man Bharat Chipli.
Umpires: Ian Howel and Mark Benson. 3rd umpire: UNI RS RAR HT2030