Chennai Super Kings win toss, elects to bat against Pune Warriors India in IPL 2012

Pune Warriors India (PWI) started the tournament on a positive note, notching up wins in their first two matches, till Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) disturbed the momentum PTI

By CricketCountry Staff

Pune: Apr 14, 2012

Chennai Super Kings (CSK) won the toss and elected to bat first against Pune Warriors India (PWI) in their Indian Premier League (IPL) 2012 match at Pune on Saturday.

Pune have made one change to their side, bringing in Murali Karthik in place of Manish Pandey.

Chennai have made two changes as they brought in Nuwan Kulasekara and Yo Mahesh in place of Doug Bollinger and Shadab Jakati.

PWI started the tournament on a positive note, notching up wins in their first two matches, till Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) disturbed the momentum.

CSK, on the other hand, have not been their usual self at the start, but the thrilling win over Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) on Thursday when they chased down 206, should come as a shot in the arm for the visitors.

Teams:


PWI: Jesse Ryder, Sourav Ganguly (c), Robin Uthappa (wk), Mithun Manhas, Angelo Mathews, Marlon Samuels, Steven Smith, Rahul Sharma, Murali Kartik, Ashok Dinda, Ashish Nehra

CSK: Murali Vijay, Faf du Plessis, Suresh Raina, S Badrinath, Ravindra Jadeja, MS Dhoni (c/wk), Dwayne Bravo, Albie Morkel, Ravichandran Ashwin, Nuwan Kulasekara, Yo Mahesh

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