IPL 2016, Match 1: Mumbai Indians vs Rising Pune Supergiants – Squads, date, time, venue, tickets, TV listing, live streaming

The season opener will be held at Mumbai's historic Wankhede Stadium.

Last Updated: Apr 08, 2016, 20:32 PM IST
IPL 2016, Match 1: Mumbai Indians vs Rising Pune Supergiants – Squads, date, time, venue, tickets, TV listing, live streaming

New Delhi: After days of uncertainties regarding to the hosting of Indian Premier League 2016 matches in drought hit state of Maharashtra, the Bombay High Court on Thursday gave green signal to the first match, at least.

Thus, the season opener will be held at Mumbai's historic Wankhede Stadium as scheduled. Defending champions Mumbai Indians under Rohit Sharma will take on new team Rising Pune Supergiants, which is being lead by none other than mercurial Mahendra Singh Dhoni... yes, formerly with now suspended Chennai Super Kings.

Here's everything you need to know about the match:

Squads:

Mumbai Indians: Rohit Sharma (capt.), Corey Anderson, Lendl Simmons, Jasprit Bumrah, Jos Buttler (wk), Unmukt Chand, Marchant de Lange, Shreyas Gopal, Harbhajan Singh, Kishore Kamath, Siddhesh Lad, Mitchell McClenaghan, Lasith Malinga, Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya, Parthiv Patel (wk), Kieron Pollard, Deepak Punia, Nitish Rana, Ambati Rayudu, Jitesh Sharma, Lendl Simmons, Nathu Singh, Tim Southee, Jagadeesha Suchith, Vinay Kumar, Akshay Wakhare

Rising Pune Supergiants: MS Dhoni (capt. & wk), Ankit Sharma, Baba Aparajith, Murugan Ashwin, Ravichandran Ashwin, Ankush Bains, Rajat Bhatia, Scott Boland, Deepak Chahar, Ashok Dinda, Faf du Plessis, Peter Handscomb, Jaskaran Singh, Mitchell Marsh, Albie Morkel, Ishwar Pandey, Irfan Pathan, Thisara Perera, Kevin Pietersen, Ajinkya Rahane, Ishant Sharma, RP Singh, Steven Smith, Saurabh Tiwary, Adam Zampa

Venue: Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai

Date: April 9, 2016

Time: 20:00 IST, 14:30 GMT

TV Listing: Set Max, Sony Six and Sony Six HD

Live streaming: Hotstar app

Tickets available online at: BookMyShow and Ticketgenie