The two neighboring teams Mumbai Indians and Rising Pune Supergiants will clash against each other in Mumbai later tonight. This is the inaugural match of IPL 9. Rohit Sharma will be leading the Mumbai side while MS Dhoni will lead the Pune team for the first time ever. This year, two new teams; Gujarat Lions and Rising Pune Supergiants team will be making their debut while replacing the suspended CSK and Rajasthan Royals. Both teams have been suspended following Lodha Committee Recommendation.
Mumbai Vs Pune Live Streaming Prediction IPL 2016 Match 1
Meanwhile it would be interesting to see how Dhoni copes up with the challenge of clinching this match. Earlier, both Rohit Sharma and Mumbai Indians head coach Ricky Ponting had stated that Wankhede Stadium is the team’s fortress.
IPL 2016 Match 1 – Mumbai Indians Vs Rising Pune Supergiants [MI vs RPS]
Venue – Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
Date – 9 April 2016
Time – 8:00pm IST
Toss – Live at 7:30pm
The live telecast of the match will be shown on Sony ESPN and Set Max in India. The live streaming of the match would be also available on several websites across the globe in real time with ball by ball commentary. Please visit icc-cricket, doordarshan, ESPN and t20iplindia.com for live scoreboard and match update.
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West Indies batting star Lendll Simmons and Rohit Sharma will open Mumbai’s innings. They are a formidable batting combination and you can expect a lot of runs coming in the first six overs of powerplay 1. Then a long list of batsmen will follow such as Jos Buttler, Ambati Rayudu and Kierron Pollard.
Pune also have big names such as captain Dhoni, Rahane, Pietersen, Steve Smith and Ashwin. You can expect a big cracking match at the IPL opener matching starting today at 8 pm. Allrounder Albie Morkel will also play for Pune side. He will be a big bonus for the team Pune.
Astrology Match Prediction of MI Vs RPS
Mumbai Indians and Rising Pune Supergiants have 60-40 % winning chance.
Predicted Playing 11 for IPL 2016 1st Match MI Vs RPS
Mumbai Indians Squads
Rohit Sharma (C), Corey Anderson, Jasprit Bumrah, Jos Buttler (W), Unmukt Chand, Marchant de Lange, Shreyas Gopal, Harbhajan Singh, Kishore Kamath, Siddhesh Lad, Mitchell McClenaghan, Lasith Malinga, Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya, Parthiv Patel, Kieron Pollard, Deepak Punia, Nitish Rana, Jitesh Sharma, Ambati Rayudu, Nathu Singh, Lendl Simmons, Tim Southee, Jagadeesha Suchith, Vinay Kumar, Akshay Wakhare
MS Dhoni (C) (W), Ankit Sharma, Baba Aparajith, Ravichandran Ashwin, Murugan Ashwin, Ankush Bains, Rajat Bhatia, Scott Boland, Deepak Chahar, Ashok Dinda, Francois du Plessis, Peter Handscomb, Jaskaran Singh, Mitchell Marsh, Albie Morkel, Ishwar Pandey, Irfan Pathan, Thisara Perera, Kevin Pietersen, Ajinkya Rahane, Ishant Sharma, RP Singh, Steve Smith, Saurabh Tiwary, Adam Zampa
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India based viewers along with United Arab Emirates, Dubai, Maldives, Nepal, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka can tune to Sony Six, Sony Six HD, Sony Max, Sony ESPN and Sony ESPN HD to watch the live broadcast of Indian Premier League Opener of Mumbai vs Pune from 8:00 PM IST on 9th April. Hotstar app will provide live streaming through it’s official app for mobile and tablet users via downloading the apps.