The defending champions of Indian Premier League (IPL), Mumbai Indians (MI) will take on the new team of IPL Rising Pune Supergiants (RPS) in the opening encounter of IPL 2016 at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on this Saturday, 9th April. Mumbai Indians vs Pune Supergiants match will start at 8. 00 PM. Buy IPL 2016 tickets now.
Mumbai Indians are a powerful side, with some brilliant overseas players like Lendl Simmons who recently shown his magic in World T20, Mitchell McClenaghan, Corey Anderson, Kieron Pollard, Marchant de Lange, Lasith Malinga, Jos Buttler and Tim Southee.
They also have a bunch of efficient Indian players like Rohit Sharma, Harbhajan Singh, Hardik Pandya, Ambati Rayudu, Parthiv Patel, Unmukt Chand, Jasprit Bumrah – new bowling star of India and some young exciting players like R Vinay Kumar, Shreyas Gopal, Nitish Rana, Siddhesh Lad, Krunal Pandya, Kishore Pramod Kamath, Deepak Punia and Jitesh Sharma.
Rising Pune SupergiantsOn the other hand, Rising Pune Supergiants is a new team in IPL but not their players. The Pune team will lead by MS Dhoni – a brilliant captain and future of the team in IPL will depend upon players like Steven Smith, Faf du Plessis, Ajinkya Rahane, Ravichandran Ashwin, Mitchell Marsh, Kevin Pietersen, Thisara Perera and RP Singh.
Pune has many young players in their squad like Rajat Bhatia, Ashok Dinda, Scott Boland, Peter Handscomb and Ankit Sharma. IPL 2016: RPS, KKR, RCB, KXIP, MI, GL, SRH, DD full team details in IPL 9
Mumbai Indians vs Pune Supergiants Live Score
Rohit Sharma was out of the form till semi-final match of World T20 where he showed his batting. So, this will definitely give Rohit and Mumbai Indians confident. Mumbai is playing in IPL since it was started and they have now gelled as a team and know how to win matches as a squad. Where Pune is new team and they will take time to play as a unit,
But this match promises to be a cracking start to what should be another thrilling season of IPL.
Mumbai Indians vs Rising Pune Supergiants Live Streaming & TV Info
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2016 IPL scorecard of today’s match will be update here after the match is over.
Mumbai Indians vs Pune Supergiants Squads
Rising Pune Supergiants (RPS) TEAM FOR IPL 2016: MS Dhoni, Steven Smith, Faf du Plessis, Ajinkya Rahane, Ravichandran Ashwin, Mitchell Marsh, Ashwin Murugan, Ishant Sharma, Kevin Pietersen, Irfan Pathan, Thisara Perera, Rajat Bhatia, Ashoke Dinda, Scott Boland, Peter Handscomb, RP Singh, Adam Zampa, Ishwar Pandey, Deepak Chahar, Jaskaran Singh, Baba Aparajith, Ankush Bains, Ankit Sharma.
Mumbai Indians (MI) TEAM FOR IPL 2016: Rohit Sharma, Harbhajan Singh, Hardik Pandya, Ambati Rayudu, Jagadeesha Suchith, Jasprit Bumrah, Parthiv Patel, R Vinay Kumar, Shreyas Gopal, Nitish Rana, Siddhesh Lad, Unmukt Chand, Akshay Wakhare, Mitchell McClenaghan, Corey Anderson, Lendl Simmons, Kieron Pollard, Marchant de Lange, Lasith Malinga, Jos Buttler, Nathu Singh, Tim Southee, Krunal Pandya, Kishore Pramod Kamath, Deepak Punia, Jitesh Sharma.
The IPL 2016 opening match, Mumbai Indians vs Pune Supergiants will kick off at 8 PM Indian time.