Kolkata Knight Riders captain Gautam Gambhir won the toss and opted to bowl first in the Indian Premier League (IPL) match against the Delhi Daredevils at Delhi’s Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium on Saturday.
Gambhir explained his decision, saying the wicket looked like a good one, that wouldn’t change during the chase.
Gambhir’s Delhi counterpart Zaheer Khan said he too would have liked to bowl first.
Kolkata Knight Riders
R Uthappa, G Gambhir, S Yadav, A Russell, Y Pathan, R Sathish, J Holder, P Chawla, B Hogg, U Yadav, S Narine
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