Kolkata: Gautam Gambhir won the toss and opted to field in the Indian Premier League (IPL) match against Kings XI Punjab at the Eden Gardens here Sunday.
Knight Riders made one change, bringing in Jaidev Unadkat in place of Laxmipathi Balaji.
Kings XI left out Paul Valthaty and Parvinder Awana, who were replaced by Bharghav Bhatt and Paras Dogra.
Kolkata Knight Riders: Gautam Gambhir (Capt), Jacques Kallis, Manvinder Bisla, Manoj Tiwary, Shakib Al Hasan, Yusuf Pathan, Ryan ten Doeschate, Debabrata Das, Rajat Bhatia, Sunil Narine and Jaidev Unadkat.
Kings XI Punjab: Adam Gilchrist (capt), Bhargav Bhatt, Bipul Sharma, Harmeet Singh Bansal, Mandeep Singh, Paras Dogra, Piyush chawla, Praveen Kumar, David Hussey, Dimitri Mascarenhas and Shaun Marsh.
Umpires: Asad Rauf and Sudhir Asnani.
TV umpire: Subrat Das.
Match Referee: G Lebroy.