Deccan Chargers vs Kings XI Punjab - Video Highlights
Another thrilling match in this year's IPL T20. It look like a tall order for Mohali when they started off. Both Openers gave a great start, but Rohit Sharma nipped out 2 wickets in an over to bring the match on an even keel. Yuvaraj and Sangakara both fell in the over before the break. Mahela played a gem of an innings to take Mohali close.
Kings XI Punjab won by 3 wkts
Toss: Kings XI Punjab has won the toss and will bowl first. And the biggest news is that Lee is back. Lee fills in for Abdulla. And Symonds is back for Hyderabad Deccan Chargers. He takes Dwayne Smith's place.
There are Few more changes for both teams. For Mohali, Mota comes in for Goel and Powar in for VRV Singh who got a real pasting from Ms Dhoni in the previous game. For Deccan Chargers , Pragyan Ojha comes back in, for Harmeet Singh.
Deccan do have the option of experimentation with the top order, sending Suman to open with Adam Gilchrist. It will be boosted by the return of Symonds, who is likely to be given . They didn't miss Pragyan Ojha too much against Mumbai Indians, but if he's fit, either Harmeet Singh or Ahmed may have to sit out.
VRV Singh was included in place of Powar against Chennai Super Kings, and was clattered for 36 in just two overs. Apart from the option of bringing back Ramesh Powar, Mohali could again switch VRV Singh for Malik as they had done earlier in the tournament. Brett Lee also returns from his trip to the Dubai, but didn't play a game when he was available in the early part of the competition. Goel remains a worry, and Shukla and Kukreja remain as replacement options.