Royal Challengers Bangalore captain Virat Kohli won the toss and opted to bowl first in the Indian Premier League (IPL) game against Rising Pune Supergiants in Bengaluru on Saturday.
Kohli explained his decision, saying the pitch looked like a good one that would behave consistently through the match.
Kohli’s Rising Pune counterpart MS Dhoni said it would be difficult to judge what would be a par score on the pitch, saying it could be in the range of 200.
Rising Pune Supergiants
A Rahane, U Khawaja, S Tiwary, MS Dhoni, T Perera, G Bailey, R Bhatia, A Zampa, R Ashwin, A Dinda, RP Singh
Royal Challengers Bangalore
L Rahul, V Kohli, AB de Villiers, TM Head, S Watson, S Baby, S Binny, P Rasool, C Jordan, V Aaron, Y Chahal