Rajkot, Apr 16: Players and support staff of IPL outfit Mumbai Indians visited Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL)'s sprawling refinery at Jamnagar in Gujarat, sources said on Monday (April 15).
MI captain Ricky Ponting, support staff Jonty Rhodes, Robin Singh, Anil Kumble and John Wright along with players like Rohit Sharma, Munaf Patel, Glenn Maxwell, Kieron Pollard and Dwayne Smith came yesterday by an Air India flight and went straight to the refinery in a bus, sources said.
Key MI member Sachin Tendulkar was not part of the visiting team, they said. "The cricketers visited the refinery and had a night halt at Reliance township," a senior RIL official said.
"It was just a formal visit, which gave a break to the players from their hectic cricketing schedule" the official. RIL is the franchise owner of Mumbai Indians.