Mumbai Indians (MI) will lock horns against the neighboring team Gujarat Lions (GL) at an interesting match tomorrow at Wankhede stadium in Mumbai from 8 pm onwards. The latest order from honorable Bombay High Court has stated that no IPL matches would be played in parched Maharashtra from May. A total of only 4 more matches will be played in the state this month.
This will be the Match no. 9 of Vivo IPL 2016. Rohit Sharma will lead the Mumbai team while Suresh Raina will be captaining Gujarat Lions. GL are the debutant this season while Mumbai have already won the IPL championship in 2013 and 2015.
Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai, for Match 9 of the 2016 Vivo IPL between Mumbai Indians and Gujarat Lions
Mumbai present a formidable side when it comes to bowling. They have big names in the squad like Lasith Malinga, Harbhajan Singh, Mitchell McClenaghan and Tim Southee. They are equally strong in batting department with players like Kierron Pollard and Jos Butler in their squad.
Vivo IPL 2016 Season 9—> IPL 2016 Live Score
Gujarat Lions just can’t be underestimated. They have quality match winners in their side including the likes of Brendon McCullum, James Faulkner, Dwayne Bravo and Aaron Finch
Playing 11 Mumbai Indians ( MI ) Vs Gujarat Lions ( GL ) Match 10 April 16 2016
Playing 11 MI Vs GL
|Rohit Sharma (C),||Aaron Finch,|
|Parthiv Patel (W),||Brendon McCullum,|
|Hardik Pandya,||Suresh Raina (C),|
|Jos Buttler,||Dwayne Bravo,|
|Kieron Pollard,||Dinesh Karthik (W),|
|Ambati Rayudu,||James Faulkner,|
|Harbhajan Singh,||Akshdeep Nath,|
|Krunal Pandya,||Praveen Kumar,|
|Tim Southee,||Shadab Jakati,|
|Mitchell McClenaghan,||Dhawal Kulkarni,|
|Jasprit Bumrah||Pravin Tambe|
Interestingly, Raina will be playing his 129th IPL T20 in a row since the inception of the IPL championship 2008. He is also the highest run getter in IPL. He had 3699 runs in 128 T20s with good averages and strike rate as well. On the other hand, Sri Lanka’s ace fast bowler Lasith Malinga is the leading wicket taker in the tournament with 143 wickets in 98 matches.
Match Prediction: Mumbai Indians will win the match but Gujarat Lions will pose a stiff fight
Live Streaming: Go to hotstar .com and cricbuzz.com for live stream of the match.
Live Telecast: Set Max and Sony ESPN 8pm onwards
IPL Live Streaming of MI Vs GL Match 10 will be live telecast online on hotstar, Star Sports, IPLt20 and also you can view the ball by ball live score on cricbuzz, cricinfo. And Also You can Download IPL 2016 Schedule PDF here.