Pune Supergiants demolished defending champion Mumbai Indians by 9 wickets. Rahane was the top scorer with 66 of 42 balls. Faf also scored 34 of 33 balls. KP contributed with 21 runs.
Harbhajan Singh has led Mumbai Indians to some sort of respectability. Defending Champions post 121 for 8 on a good batting track.
The Indian Premier League is back to enthral the lovers that too at Mumbai. The defending champions Mumbai Indians will clash with new Rising Pune Supergiants at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai.
Rohit Sharma won the toss and decided to bat first. Captain cool MS Dhoni is back to lead Pune Supergiants. Mumbai will look to start their campaign with a winning note as they have lifted the trophy twice in 2013 and 2015.
Rising Pune Supergiants: Ajinkya Rahane, Faf du Plessis, Steve Smith, Kevin Pietersen, Mitchell Marsh, MS Dhoni, Rajat Bhatia, R Ashwin, M Ashwin, Ishant Sharma, RP Singh
Mumbai Indians: Lendl Simmons, Jos Buttler, Rohit Sharma, Ambati Rayudu, KieronPollard, Hardik Pandya, Harbhajan Singh, Mitchell McClenaghan, Vinay Kumar, Shreyas Gopal, Jasprit Bumrah