Mumbai Indians vs Kolkata Knight Riders, IPL 2023: Mumbai’s new captain Suryakumar Yadav elected to bowl first after winning the toss. This is Mumbai’s fourth match of the season and Kolkata’s 5th match.
The first match of IPL 2023 will be played between Mumbai Indians and Kolkata Knight Riders today. The match will be played at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. Mumbai won the toss in this match and decided to bowl first. With this, the Kolkata team will bat first. Both the teams also announced their playing eleven after the toss. The biggest news of today’s match is Rohit Sharma not playing. Arjun Tendulkar is making his debut in this match.
Suryakumar Yadav will captain Mumbai in the ongoing match against Kolkata. Suryakumar Yadav won the toss and chose to bowl first. However, when Nitish asked Rana what he would do if he won the toss, he said that he would go into bat first. Overall, the KKR skipper looked full of confidence against Mumbai.
No change in Kolkata, key changes in Mumbai team..
As far as the playing XI is concerned, Kolkata Knight Riders did not make any changes. Arjun Tendulkar’s wait in Mumbai is over. He is making his debut in IPL today. Arjun replaced Rohit Sharma in the team. Dwayne Johnson was also included in his Mumbai playing eleven.
🚨 Toss Update@surya_14kumarwho is captain @mipaltan today, wins the toss & #MI elect to bowl against @KKRiders. #TATAIPL | #MIvKKR
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A special TOSS representative in form @ImHarmanpreet – Captain of #TeamIndia & #MI in @wplt20. 👏 👏 pic.twitter.com/jMl2QxObJN
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The playing eleven of both the teams..
Mumbai Indians (Playing XI): Ishan Kishan (keeper), Cameron Green, Tilak Verma, Suryakumar Yadav (captain), Tim David, Nehal Wadhera, Arjun Tendulkar, Hrithik Shokeen, Piyush Chawla, Duane Jansen, Riley Meredith.
Kolkata Knight Riders (Playing XI): Rahmanullah Gurbaz (keeper), Venkatesh Iyer, N Jagadeesan, Nitish Rana (captain), Rinku Singh, Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Shardul Thakur, Umesh Yadav, Locky Ferguson, Varun Chakraborty.
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