MI opt to bat against Rajasthan Royals
Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma elcted to bat against Rajasthan Royals in their 11th league encounter of the IPL here today
Rajasthan rested three of their key players Ajinkya Rahane, Pravin Tambe and Steven Smith. Former India U-19 captain Unmukt Chand finally got a game in place of seasoned Rahane, while left-arm spinner Ankit Sharma replaced Tambe. Smith’s place was taken by veteran Brad Hodge.
For Mumbai Indians, Krishmar Santokie comes in place of Lasith Malinga while leggie Shreyash Gopal will be playing in CM Gautham’s place. Mike Hussey also comes in place of Corey Anderson.
Rajasthan Royals: Unmukt Chand, Karun Nair, Shane Watson (captain), Sanju Samson, Stuart Binny, Kevon Cooper, Brad Hodge, Ankit Sharma, James Faulkner, Rajat Bhatia, Dhawal Kulkarni
Mumbai Indians: Lendl Simmons, Mike Hussey, Ambati Rayudu, Rohit Sharma (captain), Kieron Pollard, Aditya Tare, Harbhajan Singh, Jasprit Bumrah, Krishmar Santokie, Pragyan Ojha, Shreyash Gopal.