Sunrisers opt to field, KKR picks Shakib over Narine
Published: 07:46 PM, 11 April 2021 Updated: 07:55 PM, 11 April 2021
Shakib Al Hasan
Kolkata Knight Riders will bat first in their first match against Sunrisers Hyderabad of IPL 2021. Bangladesh start all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan make the playing XI over West Indies Sunil Narine along with Russell, Cummins and Morgan as foreign players.
After winning the toss Sunrisers Hayderabad skipper David Warner chose to field first at MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai.
Kolkata Knight Riders (Playing XI): Shubman Gill, Rahul Tripathi, Nitish Rana, Eoin Morgan(c), Dinesh Karthik(w), Andre Russell, Shakib Al Hasan, Pat Cummins, Harbhajan Singh, Prasidh Krishna, Varun Chakravarthy
Sunrisers Hyderabad (Playing XI): David Warner(c), Jonny Bairstow, Wriddhiman Saha(w), Manish Pandey, Vijay Shankar, Abdul Samad, Mohammad Nabi, Rashid Khan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, T Natarajan, Sandeep Sharma