IPL 2019 KKR vs CSK, SRH vs DC Buildup: SRH win the toss, choose to bowl first. Kolkata Knight Riders would aim to return on winning ways when they host defending champions Chennai Super Kings at the Eden Gardens on Sunday. Despite losing their previous two matches, KKR are placed second on the points table. Chennai, on the other hand, are enjoying a supreme run in the season and have lost just one out of the seven matches they have played so far.
In the second encounter of the day, Sunrisers Hyderabad will lock horns with Delhi Capitals in the mid-table clash. A confident Delhi are coming off two back-to-back victories against Royal Challengers Bangalore and a strong Kolkata Knight Riders outfit and would look to extend their winning run.
IPL 2019 KKR vs CSK, SRH vs DC Buildup: SRH win the toss, choose to bowl first
Delhi Capitals (Playing XI):
Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan, Colin Munro, Shreyas Iyer(c), Rishabh Pant(w), Chris Morris, Axar Patel, Amit Mishra, Keemo Paul, Kagiso Rabada, Ishant Sharma
Sunrisers Hyderabad (Playing XI):
David Warner, Jonny Bairstow(w), Kane Williamson(c), Vijay Shankar, Ricky Bhui, Deepak Hooda, Rashid Khan, Abhishek Sharma, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Sandeep Sharma, K Khaleel Ahmed
Sunrisers Hyderabad win the toss and elect to field first. Kane Williamson is back to lead Sunrisers.
Kolkata Knight Riders
Chris Lynn, Sunil Narine, Robin Uthappa, Nitish Rana, Dinesh Karthik, Shubman Gill, Andre Russell, Piyush Chawla, Kuldeep Yadav, Prasidh Krishna, Harry Gurney
Chennai Super Kings
Faf du Plessis, Shane Watson, Suresh Raina, Ambati Rayudu, MS Dhoni, Kedar Jadhav, Ravindra Jadeja, Mitchell Santner, Imran Tahir, Shardul Thakur, Deepak Chahar
CSK have won the toss and they have elected to bowl first. Dhoni says that Dwayne Bravo is not yet available to play and so CSK are going with the same XI they played last time. Dinesh Karthik says that Chris Lynn, Sunil Narine and Harry Gurney are all back.
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Hello and Welcome!
Hello and welcome to the LIVE COVERAGE of the Indian Premier League. The first match of the day will be played between Kolkata Knight Riders and Chennai Super Kings and it will start at 4:00 PM. Despite losing the previous two matches, KKR are placed second on the points table and would look to end the winning run of the defending champions.
In the second encounter, Sunrisers Hyderabad will host Delhi Capitals at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad. Shikhar Dhawan, who played a match-winning knock of 97 runs in just 63 balls, will be keen to build on to his new found form ahead of the World Cup and also help Delhi Capitals continue their winning run in the IPL.
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