IPL 2018: Kings XI Punjab Vs Delhi Daredevils, R Ashwin wins the toss and chose to bowl
The second match of the IPL 2018 is already here and the excitement around the tournament is at an all-time high. The second match is going to start in a few minutes and Gambhir's army is all ready to take on Kings XI Punjab.
The Kings XI Punjab's skipper, R Ashwin like a king has won the toss and elected to bowl first. The defending champions Delhi Daredevils are also studded with a quality squad that can put up a strong performance to against side. The Gambhir's team get to bat first.
Kings XI Punjab head coach Brad Hodge feels that presence of multiple superstars makes their team a "dangerous unit". "If you look at the difference of this side compared to the past squads, I think there is definitely a rise in standard. We've got a lot of superstars, a lot of match-winners, which makes our team extremely dangerous, which should be good for future," said Hodge, prior to their opening encounter against Delhi Daredevils.
Delhi Daredevils Squad (Playing XI): Gautam Gambhir(c), Colin Munro, Rishabh Pant(w), Shreyas Iyer, Chris Morris, Vijay Shankar, Daniel Christian, Rahul Tewatia, Amit Mishra, Trent Boult, Mohammed Shami.
Kings XI Punjab Squad (Playing XI): Lokesh Rahul(w), Mayank Agarwal, Karun Nair, Yuvraj Singh, David Miller, Marcus Stoinis, Axar Patel, Ravichandran Ashwin(c), Andrew Tye, Mohit Sharma, Mujeeb Ur Rahman