Mumbai Indians win toss, elect to field

April 25th, 2008 - 9:46 pm ICT by admin  

A file-photo of Harbhajan Singh

Mohali, April 25 (IANS) Mumbai Indians’ stand-in captain Harbhajan Singh won the toss and elected to field first against Kings XI Punjab in an Indian Premier League match at the Punjab Cricket Association stadium here Friday. Mumbai Indians will be without their influential skipper Sachin Tendulkar for the third consecutive match in the inaugural Twenty20 tournament as Tendulkar is yet to recover from a groin injury.

Both Mumbai Indians and Kings XI have made one change in the playing eleven from their last match. The Indians have brought in Saurav Tiwary in place of Yeligati while pacer V.R.V. Singh replaces Australian speedster Brett Lee for Kings XI.

Squad:

Mumbai Indians: Luke Ronchi, Sanath Jayasuriya, Robin Uthappa, Shaun Pollock, Dwayne Bravo, Abhishek Nayar, Saurav Tiwary, Musavir Khote, Harbhajan Singh, Ashish Nehra, Dhaval Kulkarni

Kings XI Punjab: Karan Goel, Mahela Jayawardene, Kumar Sangakkara, Ramnaresh Sarwan, Yuvraj Singh, Sunny Sohal, Irfan Pathan, Simon Katich, Piyush Chawla, Sreesanth, V.R.V. Singh

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