Centurion: Bangalore Royal Challengers captain Anil Kumble won the toss and elected to bat against Hyderabad Deccan Chargers at Centurion on Thursday.
Bangalore have retained their winning combination that played against Chennai Super Kings.
Deccan Chargers have replaced Ravi Teja with Azhar Bilakhia. Ravi Teja apparently has a hamstring injury.
Deccan Chargers : Adam Gilchrist(w/c), Herschelle Gibbs, Tirumalsetti Suman, Rohit Sharma, Andrew Symonds, Venugopal Rao, Azhar Bilakhia, Ryan Harris, Rudra Pratap Singh, Jaskaran Singh, Pragyan Ojha
Bangalore Royal Challengers : Jacques Kallis, Robin Uthappa, Rahul Dravid, Ross Taylor, Virat Kohli, Mark Boucher(w), Roelof van der Merwe, Praveen Kumar, Balachandra Akhil, Manish Pandey, Anil Kumble(c)