Liton makes IPL debut
Bangladesh batter Liton Das was named in the eleven for Kolkata Knight Riders' match against the Delhi Capitals in the Indian Premier League at the Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi on Thursday.
For Bangladesh fans following the IPL, this game presented the first opportunity of the season to watch the only two Bangladesh stars – batter Liton Das and pacer Mustafizur Rahman – in the same fixture but Delhi left out Mustafizur Rahman from their lineup.
Delhi won the toss and decided to field first.
Kolkata Knight Riders: 1 Venkatesh Iyer, 2 Litton Das (wk), 3 Jason Roy, 4 Sunil Narine, 5 Nitish Rana (capt), 6 Rinku Singh, 7 Mandeep Singh, 8 Andre Russell, 9 Varun Chakaravarthy, 10 Umesh Yadav, 11 Kulwant Khejroliya.
Delhi Capitals: 1 David Warner (capt), 2 Mitchell Marsh, 3 Manish Pandey, 4 Phil Salt (wk), 5 Lalit Yadav, 6 Aman Khan, 7 Axar Patel, 8 Kuldeep Yadav, 9 Anrich Nortje, 10 Ishant Sharma, 11 Mukesh Kumar.