Kings XI Punjab captain Ravichandran Ashwin won the toss and opted to bowl against Royal Challengers Bangalore in their IPL match here on Wednesday.
Punjab made two changes to their side, bringing in Nicholas Pooran and Ankit Rajpoot in place of Sam Curran and Harpreet.
Bangalore were forced to leave out Dale Steyn because of a shoulder niggle. He has been replaced with Tim Southee. Washington Sundar finally made the playing XI in place of Pawan Negi.
Kings XI Punjab: K.L. Rahul, Chris Gayle, Mayank Agarwal, David Miller, Mandeep Singh, Nicholas Pooran, Ravichandran Ashwin (C), Hardus Viljoen, Murugan Ashwin, Ankit Rajpoot, Mohammed Shami.
Royal Challengers Bangalore: Parthiv Patel, Virat Kohli (C), AB de Villiers, Marcus Stoinis, Akshdeep Nath, Moeen Ali, Washington Sundar, Tim Southee, Navdeep Saini, Umesh Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal.