The match quantity 9 of IPL 2023 between Kolkata Knight Riders and Royal Challengers Bangalore witnessed an odd incident when skipper Faf du Plessis’ name on the toss was not clearly heard by the match referee Shakti Singh. Nonetheless, Sanjay Manjrekar, commentator for the official broadcaster on the toss, did hear Faf’s name and it was quickly cleared that the RCB skipper had gained the coin flip. In the meantime, KKR skipper Nitish Rana appeared sad with your complete collection of occasions earlier than he gave house to toss successful captain du Plessis to disclose his determination.
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“Going to have a bowl. Little bit of a misunderstanding with the accent there (confusion on the toss),” mentioned the RCB skipper in clarification.
“Was dew final night time. Hoping it can get skiddy within the second innings. That is a great distance away. At this time is a very new sport. Actually motivated to place in a very good efficiency. Compelled change with (Reece) Topley being injured. (David) Willey is available in,” mentioned Faf.
By the point Rana got here to talk subsequent, it appeared all regular to him. “Was seeking to bowl as nicely due to the dew issue,” the KKR skipper mentioned after the toss.
Listed below are the taking part in XIs of each the groups –
Kolkata Knight Riders: Mandeep Singh, Rahmanullah Gurbaz(w), Venkatesh Iyer, Nitish Rana(c), Rinku Singh, Andre Russell, Shardul Thakur, Sunil Narine, Tim Southee, Umesh Yadav, Varun Chakaravarthy
Royal Challengers Bangalore: Virat Kohli, Faf du Plessis(c), Glenn Maxwell, Michael Bracewell, Dinesh Karthik(w), Shahbaz Ahmed, David Willey, Karn Sharma, Harshal Patel, Akash Deep, Mohammed Siraj
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