IPL 2018: MS Dhoni opts to bat against Rajasthan

WION Web Team
Jaipur, Rajasthan, IndiaUpdated: May 11, 2018, 07:53 PM IST

Rajasthan vs Chennai Photograph:(WION)

MS Dhoni won the toss and has opted to bat first against Rajasthan at Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur on Friday.

Although, the pitch report suggests it will be suitable for the spinners as there is not any grass on the pitch but plenty of cracks.

Chennai team has made a couple of changes, Karn Sharma and Sam Billings are back in the playing XI at the place of Dhruv Shorey and Lungi Ngidi.

On the other hand, team Rajasthan is wearing the pink jersey to support cancer patients.


For Rajasthan, Ankit Sharma makes his debut by replacing Prashant Chopra.

Playing XI:

Rajasthan: Ajinkya Rahane(c), Jos Buttler(w), Prashant Chopra, Sanju Samson, Ben Stokes, Stuart Binny, Krishnappa Gowtham, Jofra Archer, Ankit Sharma, Jaydev Unadkat, Ish Sodhi

Chennai: Shane Watson, Ambati Rayudu, Suresh Raina, Sam Billings, MS Dhoni(w/c), Dwayne Bravo, Ravindra Jadeja, Karn Sharma, David Willey, Harbhajan Singh, Shardul Thakur