Delhi Daredevils were put into bat by Sunrisers Hyderabad captain Shikhar Dhawan, who won the toss in a crucial ninth round IPL league encounter in New Delhi on Saturday.
Daredevils made three changes to their side with leg-spinner Imran Tahir coming in place of Wayne Parnell while fast bowler Rahul Shukla replaces out of sorts left-arm spinner Shahbaz Nadeem.
Test specialist Murali Vijay has also been dropped from the playing XI to make way for Mayank Agarwal.
Delhi Daredevils: Quinton de Kock, Mayank Agarwal, Kevin Pietersen (captain), Dinesh Karthik (wk), JP Duminy, LR Shukla, Kedar Jadhav, Mohammed Shami, Imran Tahir, Jaydev Unadkat, Rahul Shukla
Sunrisers Hyderabad: Shikhar Dhawan (captain), Aaron Finch, Lokesh Rahul, Naman Ojha (captain), David Warner, Moises Henriques, Irfan Pathan, Karn Sharma, Dale Steyn, Amit Mishra, Bhuvneshwar Kumar.