Abu Dhabi Sep 20 (News Helpline) Royal Challengers Bangalore won the toss and elected to bat against Kolkata Knight Riders in the second match of the UAE leg of IPL 2021. RCB captain Virat Kohli observed that the layer of grass on the pitch was there to hold the surface together. He also believed that the pitch would slow down as the game progressed. Kohli, playing his 200th IPL match, said Monday’s match was special for his team as he wore a blue jersey as a tribute to the frontline workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. Venkatesh Iyer will make his IPL debut for KKR while KS Bharat and Wanindu Hasaranga are making their first appearances for RCB in the IPL.