Mumbai Indians opt to bowl against Kings XI

May 21st, 2008 - 5:56 pm ICT by admin  

Mumbai, May 21 (IANS) Mumbai Indians captain Sachin Tendulkar won the toss and elected to bowl against Kings XI Punjab in their Indian Premier League (IPL) at the D.Y. Patil Sports Academy in Nerul here Wednesday. Kings XI made one change by bringing in the left-handed batsman Tanmay Srivastava for Ramesh Powar. Mumbai on the other hand have made four changes. Dwayne Bravo has flown back to the West Indies and Dwayne Smith comes in his place. Shaun Pollock is back from injury and replaces Dominic Thornley. Rohan Raje and Yogesh Takawale too go out and two spinners come in - Vikrant Yeligati and Siddharth Chitnis.


Mumbai Indians: Sachin Tendulkar (captain), Sanath Jayasuriya, Robin Uthappa, Dwayne Smith, Abhishek Nayar, Pinal Shah (wicketkeeper), Vikrant Yeligati, Siddharth Chitnis, Shaun Pollock, Dilhara Fernando and Ashish Nehra

Kings XI Punjab: Yuvraj Singh (captain), James Hopes, Shaun Marsh, Mahela Jayawardene, Luke Pomersbach, Tanmay Srivastava, Irfan Pathan, Piyush Chawla, Uday Kaul (wicketkeeper), Sreesanth and Vikram Raj Vir Singh

Umpires: Billy Bowden (New Zealand) and G.A. Pratapkumar (India)
TV umpire: Suresh Shastri (India)
Match referee: Talat Ali (Pakistan)

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