Earlier, Pune Warriors was sent to bat first, as once again Harbhajan Singh, Captain of Mumbai Indians won the toss in today’s match.
The IPL match is played at the at the Wankhede stadium in Mumbai. Sachin Tendulakr is not playing in the match today. Pune Warriors were never looked in good form from the very first of the match today.
Sri Lankan pacer Lasith Malinga bowled superbly today, taking two wickets in 4 overs giving away only 16 runs. Sourav Ganguly was out on 3 runs by Harbhajan Singh.
Robin Uthappa and Steven Smith are the only batsman’s who performed with bat at the center for their team. Pune Warriors were 9 down in their 20 overs with just 129 runs on the board.
Latest SCOREBAORD says, Mumbai Indians are 65 for 5 in 13 over, requiring 65 runs from 42 balls with 5 wickets in hand.
Suryakumar Yadav replaced injured Sachin Tendulkar while Munaf Patel came in place of Abu Nechim in the Mumbai Indians’ playing eleven.
Mumbai Indians: Harbhajan Singh (captain), James Franklin, Kieron Pollard, Richard Levi, Dinesh Karthik, Lasith Malinga, Pragyan Ojha, Munaf Patel, Rohit Sharma, Suryakumar Yadav and Ambati Rayudu.
Pune Warriors: Sourav Ganguly (captain), Ashok Dinda, Murali Kartik, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Rahul Sharma, Manish Pandey, Robin Uthappa, Wayne Parnell, Marlon Samuels, Steven Smith, Callum Ferguson.