“We will bat first. Because we haven't done that yet. It's a different surface to what was expected in Delhi. But it's not going to change much through the course of the game. We are just looking at the attitude in tough situations,” said Warner during the toss.
CSK skipper MS Dhoni said, “We were looking to bowl first. Looks a bit tacky and the boys who practiced yesterday said there was quite a bit of dew. We prefer to chase if there is a chance of dew.”
SRH have brought Manish Pandey and Sandeep Sharma and left out Abhishek Sharma and Virat Singh.
On the other hand, Lungi Ngidi and Moeen Ali came into the playing XI of CSK in place of Dwayne Bravo and Imran Tahir.
Chennai Super Kings (Playing XI): Ruturaj Gaikwad, Faf du Plessis, Moeen Ali, Suresh Raina, Ambati Rayudu, MS Dhoni(w/c), Ravindra Jadeja, Sam Curran, Shardul Thakur, Lungi Ngidi and Deepak Chahar.
Sunrisers Hyderabad (Playing XI): David Warner(c), Jonny Bairstow(w), Kane Williamson, Manish Pandey, Kedar Jadhav, Vijay Shankar, Rashid Khan, Jagadeesha Suchith, Sandeep Sharma, Khaleel Ahmed and Siddarth Kaul.