The former captain of Indian cricket team, Sourav Ganguly, captain of Pune Warriors has won the toss and elected to bat first against Kings XI Punjab today.
The match of the Indian Premier League [IPL 5] is played at the Subrata Roy Sahara Stadium. After wining the toss, captain Ganguly said that Ashish Nehra and Jesse Ryder are in for Pune team today.
Captain of Kings XI Punjab, Adam Gilchrist said that he would also go for bat first if he wins the toss.
The latest Scoreboard state that Ganguly is batting at 16 runs from 15 balls hitting 3 fours, and Ryder is batting at 7 runs. Pune Warriors is 28/0 in 4 overs.
The confidence of Pune Warriors will be high, as they won their first while Punjab lost their first match against Rajasthan Royals.
Murali Karthik, Steve Smith and Robin Uthappa would be key players for Pune team and Adam Gilchrist, PC Valthaty and DJ Hussey whould have to lead their team from the front today.
Pune Warriors squad
SC Ganguly*, ER Dwivedi, MJ Clarke, AB Dinda, CJ Ferguson, RV Gomez, Harpreet Singh, DS Jadhav, Kamran Khan, M Kartik, HH Khadiwale, B Kumar, NL McCullum, AP Majumdar, M Manhas, AD Mathews, MD Mishra, AG Murtaza, A Nehra, MK Pandey, WD Parnell, S Rana, JD Ryder, MN Samuels, R Sharma, GC Smith, SPD Smith, Tamim Iqbal, AC Thomas, K Upadhyay, RV Uthappa, SB Wagh, LJ Wright
Kings XI Punjab squad
AC Gilchrist*†, P Awana, L Ablish, Amit Yadav, Azhar Mahmood, BA Bhatt, Bipul Sharma, PP Chawla, SD Chitnis, P Dogra, JP Faulkner, Gurkeerat Singh, Harmeet Singh, RJ Harris, DJ Hussey, P Kumar, VS Malik, Mandeep Singh, SE Marsh, AD Mascarenhas, DA Miller, AM Nayar, RR Powar, NJ Rimmington, N Saini, R Sathish, SJ Srivastava, Sunny Singh, PC Valthaty
Umpires S Das and SJA Taufel
TV umpire S Asnani
Match referee RR Jadeja
Reserve umpire SD Ranade