IPL 10: Kohli-led RCB to bat first as MI wins toss | Live Streaming on hotstar.com
Bengaluru: Giving a major boost to the struggling Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in the tenth season of Indian Premier League (IPL), its regular skipper Virat Kohli returned to the playing XI for the big clash against Mumbai Indians at the M Chinnaswamy stadium here on Friday.
Winning the toss, Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma elected to field first in absence of team’s frontline paceman Lasith Malinga, who is reportedly unwell. Tim Southee has been given a chance in his place.
RCB has excluded Shane Watson, who was the stand-in skipper of the side in Kohli's absence. Samuel Badree and Chris Gayle have been recalled while Stanlake was dropped from the side.
Here are the two squads:
Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB):
Virat Kohli (c), Chris Gayle, AB de Villiers, Kedar Jadhav (wk), Mandeep Singh, Stuart Binny, Pawan Negi, Tymal Mills, Srinath Aravind, Yuzvendra Chahal and Samuel Badree
Mumbai Indians (MI):
Parthiv Patel (wk), Jos Buttler, Rohit Sharma (c), Nitish Rana, Kieron Pollard, Krunal Pandya, Hardik Pandya, Harbhajan Singh, Mitchell McClenaghan, Jasprit Bumrah and Tim Southee
The live streaming of the Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Mumbai Indians match will be available on hiotstar.com and Hotstar mobile app. Sony Pictures network is broadcasting the matches.