Mumbai: The first match scheduled for today that kicks off at Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai in the afternoon is that between Mumbai Indians and Rajasthan Royals.
It is day 2 of the third season of the popular cricketing tournament of the year, Indian Premiere League (IPL) today.
The scales tip in favor of Mumbai Indians as it"s their home crowd they will play for. But, one cannot forget the fact that Rajasthan Royals had lifted the IPL cup in the first season of thetournament.
Rajasthan Royals would miss their star performer Ravindra Jadeja in the third edition of the Indian Premier League which starts from March 12, but Shane Warne thinks that team has enough arsenal to lift the title for the second time in three years.
Mumbai Indians Team: SR Tendulkar (c), ST Jayasuriya, JP Duminy, R Sathish, GR Napier, AT Rayudu, AP Tare (w), Harbhajan Singh, AM Nayar, DS Kulkarni, SL Malinga
Rajasthan Royals Team: SA Asnodkar, NV Ojha (w), GC Smith, AD Mascarenhas, DR Martyn, YK Pathan, S Narwal, SK Warne (c), Kamran Khan, MM Patel, SK Trivedi