Knight Riders elect to bat first against Royal Challengers

May 9th, 2008 - 7:22 am ICT by admin  


Kolkata, May 8 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders won the toss and elected to bat first against Bangalore Royal Challengers in a rain-curtailed match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Eden Gardens here Thursday night. The match has been reduced to a 16-over per side game after rain delayed its start by almost an hour and a half.

Kolkata Knight Riders: Sourav Ganguly (captain), Brad Hodge, Ashok Dinda, David Hussey, Siddarth Kaul, Ajit Agarkar, Rohan Banerjee, Ranadeb Bose, Aakash Chopra, Debabrata Das, Iqbal Abdulla, Murali Kartik, Saurasish Lahiri, Mohammad Hafeez, Cheteshwar Pujara, Wriddhiman Saha, Salman Butt, Ishant Sharma, Laxmi Ratan Shukla, Tatenda Taibu (wicketkeeper), Umar Gul, Yashpal Singh.

Bangalore Royal Challengers: Rahul Dravid (captain), Abdur Razzak, Balachandra Akhil, K. P. Appanna, Jagadeesh Arunkumar, Mark Boucher (wicketkeeper), Shivnaraine Chanderpaul, Bharat Chipli, Shreevats Goswami, Wasim Jaffer, Sunil Joshi, Jacques Kallis, Zaheer Khan, Virat Kohli, Praveen Kumar, Anil Kumble, Misbah-ul-Haq, Ashley Noffke, Devraj Patil, Dale Steyn, Ross Taylor, R. Vinay Kumar, Cameron White.

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