IPL: Gujarat elect to field against Bangalore

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Bengaluru, May 14 (IANS) Gujarat Lions (GL) captain Brendon McCullum won the toss against Royal Challenger Bangalore (RCB) and elected to field in the 44th match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) here on Saturday.

Gujarat stand in the second position of the points table with 14 points, having won seven matches out of 11 while RCB earned eight points with four wins in 10 matches and they are sixth in the standings.

Bangalore made no change in the team composition. Akshdeep Nath has replaced captain Suresh Raina for Gujarat Lions.

Teams for the match are:

RCB: Virat Kohli (Captain), Chris Gayle, Abraham de Villiers, K. L. Rahul (Wicket Keeper), Sachin Baby, Shane Watson, Stuart Binny, Chris Jordan, Varun Aaron, S. Arvind and Yuzvendra Chahal.

Gujarat Lions: D. Smith, Brendon McCullum (Captain), Ravindra Jadeja, Aaron Finch, Dinesh Karthik (wicket-keeper), Akshdeep Nath, Dwayne Bravo, Praveen Kumar, Dhawal Kulakarni, Pravin Tambe and Shivil Kaushik.

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