Vivo IPL 2016 gets underway today with the match between Mumbai Indians and Rising Pune Supergiants. Here’s how to watch the match live online.India’s biggest Cricket tournament — Indian Premier League (IPL) — gets underway tonight. The first match between the Mumbai Indians and the Rising Pune Supergiants will kick off at 8:00PM IST at Wankhede. The match will be aired on Sony’s sports channels, but in case you are not at home, here’s how you can follow it online.
The Mumbai Indians versus Rising Pune Supergiants match will be live streamed on StarSports.com and the HotStar app. The match kicks off at 8:00PM IST, and you can also follow the live score with ball-by-ball commentary. Alternatively you can also download the Cricket Country app to get the latest updates and scores on the move.
The new team on the block, Rising Pune Supergiants, will take on the defending champions Mumbai Indians in the first match tonight. Pune may be the new team, but it has India’s most successful captain MS Dhoni at the helm. Playing under him are the likes of Ajinkya Rahane, Kevin Pietersen, Steven Smith, Mitchell Marsh, Irfan Pathan, Ravichandran Ashwin, and Ishant Sharma among others.
Rohit Sharma-led Mumbai Indians will surely miss veteran bowler Lasith Malinga who is out due to an injury. The team will however welcome back all-rounder Kieron Pollard, and also includes the likes of Lendl Simmons, Corey Anderson, Hardik Pandya, Harbhajan Singh, Mitchell McClenaghan, Vinay Kumar, and Jasprit Bumrah among others.