Chennai Super Kings have won the toss and have opted to bat
Chennai Super Kings (Playing XI): Shane Watson, Faf du Plessis, Suresh Raina, Ambati Rayudu, Kedar Jadhav, MS Dhoni(w/c), Ravindra Jadeja, Deepak Chahar, Scott Kuggeleijn, Harbhajan Singh, Imran Tahir
Dhoni: We will bat first. The wicket looks to good to bat on initially. It’s important to keep backing your strengths. Lots of changes for us. Mohit, Shardul and Bravo are out. Scott Kuggeleijn, Harbhajan and Faf come into the XI.
Ashwin: We were looking to bat first as well. It looks really hard and hope it remains through the same 40 overs. It’s quite emotional to be honest. I am very happy to be back playing here but I am looking forward to it. Chris is back into the XI, Hardus is left out. Mujeeb sits out as well and Tye comes in.
Kings XI Punjab (Playing XI): Lokesh Rahul(w), Chris Gayle, Mayank Agarwal, Sarfaraz Khan, David Miller, Mandeep Singh, Sam Curran, Ravichandran Ashwin(c), Andrew Tye, Murugan Ashwin, Mohammed Shami