East London, May 1: Mumbai Indians captain Sachin Tendulkar won the toss and elected to bat against Kolkata Knight Riders at East London on Friday.
Mumbai Indians have rested Dwayne Bravo and in comes Graham Napier and Shikhar Dhawan has been dropped for Ajinkya Rahane. Kolkata have retained playing XI from the last match.
Kolkata Knight Riders are at the bottom of the points table and their owner Shah Rukh Khan had said that he won't return to South Africa unless his until his team wins a few matches.
Mumbai Indians: Sachin Tendulkar (Capt.), Sanath Jayasuriya, Jean Paul Duminy, Abhishek Nayar, Ajinkya Rahane, Saurabh Tiwary, Pinal Shah, Harbhajan Singh, Zaheer Khan, Lasith Malinga, Graham Napier.
Kolkata Knight Riders: Brendon McCullum (Capt.), Chris Gayle, Sourav Ganguly, Brad Hodge, Morne van Wyk, Wriddhiman Saha, Laxmi Ratan Shukla, Ajit Agarkar, Murali Kartik, Ishant Sharma, Ashok Dinda.