Rajasthan Royals skipper Shane Watson won the toss and elected to bat against Chennai Super Kings in an IPL match at the JSCA International stadium, here on Tuesday.
CSK have dropped Mithun Manhas to give IPL debut to batsman Vijay Shankar.
RR made three changes to their playing eleven. They dropped Sanju Samson, Kane Richardson and Rahul Tewatia, brought in wicketkeeper Dishant Yagnik, Trinidad & Tobago all—rounder Kevon Cooper and left-arm spinner Ankit Sharma.
Chennai Super Kings: Mahendra Singh Dhoni (C), Dwayne Smith, Brendon McCullum, Suresh Raina, Faf du Plessis, Ravindra Jadeja, Vijay Shankar, R Ashwin, Ishwar Pandey, Mohit Sharma and Samuel Badree.
Rajasthan Royals: Shane Watson (C), Ajinkya Rahane, Karun Nair, Stuart Binny, Dinesh Yagnik, Steve Smith, James Faulkner, Kevin Cooper, Rajat Bhatia, Pravin Tambe and Ankit Sharma.