Sangakkara rested as Rajasthan Royals bat against Deccan Chargers

A win for Rahul Dravid’s men would keep their play-off hopes alive, whereas Deccan would be playing for pride AFP

By CricketCountry Staff

Hyderabad: May 18, 2012

Rajasthan Royals won the toss and elected to bat in their game against Deccan Chargers at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad.

A win for Rahul Dravid’s men would keep their play-off hopes alive, whereas Deccan would be playing for pride.

Kumar Sangakkara, the Deccan captain is rested for the game and Chris Lynn has replaced him. On the other hand, Rajasthan replaced Brad Hodge with Owais Shah.

Teams:

DC: Cameron White (c), Chris Lynn, Parthiv Patel (wk), Jean-Paul Duminy, Ashish Reddy, Shikhar Dhawan, Dale Steyn, Amit Mishra, Akshath Reddy, Manpreet Gony, Veer Pratap Singh

RR: Rahul Dravid (c), Ajinkya Rahane, Shane Watson, Owais Shah, Stuart Binny, Johan Botha, Sreevats Goswami, Ashok Menaria, Shaun Tait, Siddharth Trivedi, Ajit Chandila

Catch the live score and bal-by-ball commentary of the IPL 2012 match between DC and RR here