Kings XI Punjab lose an early wicket.
Opener Manan Vohra is dismissed caught behind off the bowling of Nathu Singh.
Last match's centurion Hashim Amla starts with 2 fours in the first over.
Lions skipper Suresh Raina opted to bowl in their seventh round IPL encounter
against Kings XI Punjab in Rajkot.
made a wholesale changes with Gujarat Lions dropping four players.
For Gujarat, Ishan Kishan has been replaced by batsman Akshdeep
Nath, leg-spinner Subham Agarwal comes in place of Dhawal Kulkarni, James
Faulkner made way for Andrew Tye. Nathu Singh was the fourth replacement in
place of Praveen Kumar.
For Punjab, Ishant Sharma has been dropped and in comes Thangarasu
Natarajan, KC Cariappa replaces left-arm spinner Swapnil Singh. Fit-again
opener Manan Vohra is back in place of Gurkeerat Singh Mann.
Gujarat Lions: Suresh Raina (captain), Aaron
Finch, Brendon McCullum, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Dwayne Smith, Ravindra Jadeja,
Akshdeep Nath, Subham Agarwal, Andrew Tye, Basil Thampi, Nathu Singh
Kings XI Punjab: Glenn Maxwell (captain) Manan
Vohra, Hashim Amla, Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Shaun Marsh, Marcus Stoinis, Axar
Patel, KC Cariappa, Thangarasu Natarajan, Mohit Sharma, Sandeep Sharma.