Sunrisers Hyderabad captain Darren Sammy won the toss and elected to bowl in their IPL match against Chennai Super Kings in Ranchi on Thursday.
Chennai made three changes with David Hussey, Pawan Negi and John Hastings coming in place of Brendon McCullum, Samuel Badree and Ben Hilfenhaus. Hyderabad fielded an unchanged side.
Chennai Super Kings: Mahendra Singh Dhoni (c &wk), Darren Smith, Faf du Plessis, Suresh Raina, Ravindra Jadeja, David Hussey, Mithun Manhas, Ravichandran Ashwin, John Hastings, Mohit Sharma, Pawan Negi.
Sunrisers Hyderabad: Darren Sammy (c), Shikhar Dhawan, David Warner, Naman Ojha (wk), Aaron Finch, Y Venugopal Rao, Irfan Pathan, Karn Sharma, Parvez Rasool, Dale Steyn, Bhuvneshwar Kumar.