Kane Williamson injured, captain of Bhuvneshwar Kumar Hyderabad
David Warner did not play in last season because of the ball tampering controversy
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Sports desk In the second match of IPL, Kolkata Knight Riders decided to bowl in the Eden Gardens by winning the toss against Sunrisers Hyderabad. Hyderabad Openers David Warner and Johnny Bairstow are on the crease. Warner of Australia has returned a season in the IPL. He did not play due to the ball tampering controversy last year. Regular captain Ken Williamson injured in this match. Bhuvneshwar Kumar is in charge of the team.
There have been 15 matches between the two teams so far. Of these, Hyderabad has 6, while Kolkata has won 9 matches. There are 7 total matches between the two at the Eden Gardens. Of these, Kolkata has won 5 and Hyderabad has won two matches. However, Kolkata has lost both of their previous encounters against Hyderabad at Eden Gardens.
Kolkata team lose not their first match in last six seasons
Royal Challengers Bangalore
Won by 4 wickets
Won by 10 wickets
Won by 9 wickets
Won by 7 wickets
Won by 41 runs
Won by 6 wickets
Delhi won by 8 wickets
Bhuvneshwar second player to become captain
Kings XI Punjab
Kings XI Punjab
Both teams are as follows
Kolkata: Dinesh Karthik (Captain, wicketkeeper), Sunil Narine, Robin Uthappa, Chris Lynn, Shubhaman Gill, Andre Russell, Piyush Chawla, Kuldeep Yadav, Nitish Rana, Famous Krishna, Lucky Ferguson.
Hyderabad: Bhuvneshwar Kumar (captain), David Warner, Johnny Bairstow (wicketkeeper), Manish Pandey, Deepak Hooda, Shakib Al Hasan, Vijay Shankar, Yusuf Pathan, Rashid Khan, Sandeep Sharma, Siddhardh Kaul.
. @ DineshKarthik wins the toss and opts to bowl first against the @SunRisers in Match 2 of # VIVOIPL # KKRvSRH pic.twitter.com/krYPFw5rOR
– IndianPremierLeague (@IPL) March 24, 2019