Bengaluru, May 17 (IANS) Sunrisers Hyderabad skipper Kane Williamson on Thursday won the toss and put Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) to bat in what is a must-win Indian Premier League (IPL) game for the home side.

Having already qualified for the play-offs, Sunrisers, the table toppers made one change to their playing XI with pacer Basil Thampi replacing Bhuvneshwar Kumar.

On the other hand, the hosts decided to go with an unchanged XI at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium here.


Royal Challengers Bangalore: Virat Kohli (Captain), Parthiv Patel (WK), Moeen Ali, AB de Villiers, Mandeep Singh, Sarfaraz Khan, Colin de Grandhomme, Tim Southee, Umesh Yadav, Mohammed Siraj, Yuzvendra Chahal.

Sunrisers Hyderabad: Shikhar Dhawan, Alex Hales, Kane Williamson (Captain), Manish Pandey, Deepak Hooda, Shakib Al Hasan, Shreevats Goswami (WK), Rashid Khan, Basil Thampi, Siddharth Kaul, Sandeep Sharma.