IPL: Gujarat opt to field against Punjab

Indo Asian News Service

Rajkot, April 23 (IANS) Gujarat Lions skipper Suresh Raina won the toss and opted to field against Kings XI Punjab in an Indian Premier League (IPL) match here on Sunday.

For Gujarat, Shubham Agarwal, Nathu Singh, Andrew Tye and Akshdeep Nath have come in place of James Faulkner, Ishan Kishan, Praveen Kumar, Dhawal Kulkarni.

Punjab have removed Swapnil Singh, Gurukeerat Singh and Ishant Sharma and brought in Manan Vohra, K.C. Cariappa and T. Natarajan.

The teams:

Gujarat Lions: Aaron Finch, Brendon McCullum, Suresh Raina (captain), Dinesh Karthik (wicket-keeper), Dwayne Smith, Ravindra Jadeja, Akshdeep Nath, Andrew Tye, Shubham Agarwal, Basil Thampi, Nathu Singh

Kings XI Punjab: Hashim Amla, Manan Vohra, Glenn Maxwell (captain), Wriddhiman Saha (wicket-keeper), Shaun Marsh, Marcus Stoinis, Axar Patel, K.C. Cariappa, T. Natarajan, Mohit Sharma, Sandeep Sharma.

--IANS

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