Kings XI Punjab have won the toss and have opted to field
Kolkata Knight Riders (Playing XI): Chris Lynn, Nitish Rana, Robin Uthappa, Dinesh Karthik(w/c), Shubman Gill, Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Piyush Chawla, Kuldeep Yadav, Lockie Ferguson, Prasidh Krishna
Ravichandran Ashwin: We are a team that always wanted to be competitive. We are looking forward for another great contest today. We’ll bowl first. It might do a little bit first up. David Miller is getting back into the side. Viljoen comes in for Sam Curran. Varun Chakravarthy makes his debut.
Dinesh Karthik: It’s always a happy occasion playing here in Kolkata. We’d have bowled first as well. We are sticking with the same XI that played the first game.
Kings XI Punjab (Playing XI): Lokesh Rahul(w), Chris Gayle, Mayank Agarwal, Sarfaraz Khan, David Miller, Mandeep Singh, Hardus Viljoen, Ravichandran Ashwin(c), Varun Chakravarthy, Mohammed Shami, Andrew Tye