It will be a battle between two teams led by Indian teammates Virat Kohli (left) and Rohit Sharma © IANS
It will be a battle between two teams led by Indian teammates Virat Kohli (left) and Rohit Sharma © IANS

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Absolutely bizarre start from RCB. Chris Gayle played a shocking innings to make only 10 off 24 balls. Virat Kohli, Dinesh Karthik, David Wiese, and Iqbal Abdullah all got in and did a bit, while AB de Villiers played as only he can, scoring 41 off 11 balls, but in the end it proved to be 18 runs too many to chase. In case you missed out on the action, here is Nikhil Popat’s match report: Lendl Simmons, Harbhajan Singh help Mumbai Indians beat Royal Challengers Bangalore by 18 runs to get off the mark in IPL 2015


Live cricket score Royal Challengers Bangalore: 191/7 (Target: 210) | Overs 20

BATSMEN: David Wiese 47(25), Abu Nechim 1(1)

Kieron Pollard to bowl the final over of the match. ONE, RUN OUT! DROPPED. Short ball, Wiese didn’t get hold of it, Rohit dropped it, and Abdullah is run out. DOT. Short ball, swing and a miss. That must be the match. ONE. Pulled to square leg. ONE. Gone to square leg. TWO. Wiese gets it to long on. FOUR! To third man for four to end the match. Wiese has had a great debut, but unfortunately RCB fall short.

OUT! Iqbal Abdullah 20(15) run out Rohit Sharma/ Kieron Pollard

Live cricket score Royal Challengers Bangalore: 182/6 (Target: 210) | Overs 19

BATSMEN: David Wiese 39(20), Iqbal Abdullah 20(15)

Lasith Malinga to Iqbal Abdullah. Make or break over. WIDE. Down leg. Poor start. RCB need 34 off 12 now. ONE. Played to point. DOT. Played back to Malinga. DOT. Hit hard but back to Malinga. ONE. Comedy of errors! The batsmen wanted two, then decided against it, Wiese stumbled, Malinga didn’t pick it up, and Abdullah was running back. No harm done though. FOUR! Through third man! RCB need 28 off the last seven now. DOT. Great over from Slinga.

Live cricket score Royal Challengers Bangalore: 175/6 (Target: 210) | Overs 18

BATSMEN: David Wiese 38(17), Iqbal Abdullah 15(11)

Mitchell McClenaghan now. FOUR! Wiese slashes this through point! DOT. Wiese plays and misses outside off. FOUR! Through covers! Wiese is not giving up here! FOUR! AND ANOTHER! Wiese going for it! ONE. Great shot again, but the fielder in the deep manages to keep it down to just one. WIDE. Short ball, and a miss. ONE.Played to square leg.

Live cricket score Royal Challengers Bangalore: 160/6 (Target: 210) | Overs 17

BATSMEN: David Wiese 25(12), Iqbal Abdullah 14(9)

Jasprit Bumrah to bowl out now. ONE. Iqbal Abdullah plays it to fine leg. SIX! Wiese plays this over square leg. Not off the middle but enough. ONE. Played to mid on. FOUR! Abdullah goes down the ground! Through long on for a boundary. FOUR! That one is through covers! Have they bowled a ball less?

Live cricket score Royal Challengers Bangalore: 144/6 (Target: 210) | Overs 16

BATSMEN: David Wiese 18(10), Iqbal Abdullah 5(6)

Hardik Pandya to David Wiese. ONE. Played to long off. WIDE. Outside off. SIX! Big hit, full toss and Wiese smashes it over long on. ONE. To long off this time. ONE. To fine leg. Last ball now. FOUR. Down fine leg!

Live cricket score Royal Challengers Bangalore: 129/6 (Target: 210) | Overs 15

BATSMEN: David Wiese 6(6), Iqbal Abdullah 4(4)

Jasprit Bumrah again. ONE. Wiese plays it to third man. OUT! That’s probably the match. AB picks it up but finds Kieron Pollard at long on. Tremendous innings though. Once again AB is let down by the team he plays for. DOT. Defended. DOT. Can’t go past the fielder. DOT. Outside off, play and miss. FOUR! Over the top of covers.

OUT! AB de Villiers 41(11) c Kieron Pollard b Jasprit Bumrah

Live cricket score Royal Challengers Bangalore: 124/5 (Target: 210) | Overs 14

BATSMEN: AB de Villiers 41(10), David Wiese 5(5)

Harbhajan Singh again. OUT! Rilee Rossouw cleaned up first ball! His first-ball duck saga continues! David Wiese bowled well, can he do something with the bat? DOT. Played to midwicket. FOUR. On his pads, and Wiese flicks it to fine leg. DOT. Played back to Bhajji. DOT. Played to the fielder. ONE. Played to point.

OUT! Rilee Rossouw 0(1) b Harbhajan Singh

Live cricket score Royal Challengers Bangalore: 119/4 (Target: 210) | Overs 13

BATSMEN: AB de Villiers 41(10), Rilee Rossouw 0(0)

Lasith Malinga comes back now. He has bowled two overs for four. WIDE, ONE. Down leg, and AB de Villiers runs one as well. OUT! Karthik gets a leading edge, and that’s a great catch at mid off. In comes Rilee. AB on strike. SIX! AB de Villiers slices this one over long off! Not from the middle, but far enough! SIX! Nearly out of Chinnaswamy!! Oh AB de Villiers you alien! You monster! You Greek god! TWO. Played to fine leg. Good ball but well played. FOUR! Reverse sweep off the outside edge through fine leg! Oh ABdV only you can do things like that! FOUR! Through extra covers, creamed by ABdV!!

OUT! Dinesh Karthik 18(11) c Unmukt Chand b Lasith Malinga

Live cricket score Royal Challengers Bangalore: 95/3 (Target: 210) | Overs 12

BATSMEN: Dinesh Karthik 18(10), AB de Villiers 19(5)

Hardik Pandya again. ONE. Karthik gets one to deep point. FOUR! How hard was that? AB de Villiers goes over long off this time! That was barely 2 feet from the fielder too. ONE. Played to point. TWO. Karthik goes over cover for two. FOUR! Karthik paddles that one through fine leg. WIDE. Play and miss outside off, but too far outside off. SIX! Big six over midwicket to end with!

Live cricket score Royal Challengers Bangalore: 76/3 (Target: 210) | Overs 11

BATSMEN: Dinesh Karthik 5(6), AB de Villiers 14(3)

RCB need 150 off the last 10. Mitchell McClenaghan ONE. Played to cover. DOT. Outside off. Kohli steps out but misses. WIDE. Too far outside off. OUT! Kohli hits it well but finds the fielder at deep cover! Big wicket, that’s Kohli. In walks ABdV! Only he can save them now. FOUR. Played to third man, misfielded in the deep and four immediately. ABdV away immediately. SIX! WHERE WAS ABDV ALL THIS WHILE? FOUR! HOW DO YOU STOP THIS MAN?

OUT! Virat Kohli 18(18) c Ambati Rayudu b Mitchell McClenaghan

Live cricket score Royal Challengers Bangalore: 60/2 (Target: 210) | Overs 10

BATSMEN: Virat Kohli 18(16), Dinesh Karthik 5(5)

Hardik Pandya into the attack now. DOT. Kohli plays nad misses outside off. ONE. Sharp single to mid on. DOT. Defended to the bowler. ONE. TWO. The batsmen run into each other  as well. The bowler fails to collect the ball too! Kohli would have been out there. DOT. Played to third man. ONE. Swiped to midwicket.

Live cricket score Royal Challengers Bangalore: 56/2 (Target: 210) | Overs 9

BATSMEN: Virat Kohli 17(14), Dinesh Karthik 1(1)

Harbhajan Singh again. OUT! Bowled him! One of the strangest innings Gayle has ever played in IPL comes to an end. Steps out and misses, the ball crashes into the stumps. Karthik comes in now. ONE. Karthik plays it to midwicket. DOT. Played back to Bhajji. DOT. Played back to Bhajji again! SIX! That’s over midwicket from KohlI! ONE. Played to covers.

OUT! Chris Gayle 10(24) b Harbhajan Singh

Live cricket score Royal Challengers Bangalore: 48/1 (Target: 210) | Overs 8

BATSMEN: Chris Gayle 10(23), Virat Kohli 10(10)

Jasprit Bumrah again. ONE. Kohli plays it to third man. WIDE. Too far outside off. ONE. Played to square leg. FOUR! Kohli finally steps out and gets it over midwicket. Kieron Pollard in the deep nearly cuts it off but fails in the end. ONE. Down to third man. ONE! DROPPED again! Gayle gets his second life. Malinga drops it at fine leg! TWO. Short and slow, Kohli hits it to midwicket.

Live cricket score Royal Challengers Bangalore: 37/1 (Target: 210) | Overs 7

BATSMEN: Chris Gayle 8(21), Virat Kohli 2(6)

Harbhajan Singh again. ONE. Gayle pulls to the deep. DOT. Kohli plays it to short midwicket. ONE. To square leg. DOT. Played it back to Bhajji. ONE. To square leg. ONE. Played to square leg.

Live cricket score Royal Challengers Bangalore: 33/1 (Target: 210) | Overs 6

BATSMEN: Chris Gayle 6(18), Virat Kohli 0(3)

Here’s Jasprit Bumrah, bowling to the team he made his IPL debut against. WIDE. Slower ball outside leg. WIDE. Another one down leg. WIDE. Three in a row, all down leg! WIDE. Oh dear, Bumrah is all over the place! Another wide down leg! TWO. Misfield nearly goes for four. Gayle still on strike. Momentum-shifting over? DOT. Good ball, Gayle beaten outside off. ONE. Another slower ball, one to fine leg. DOT. Play and miss outisde off from Kohli. DOT. Can’t go past point. DOT. Played to point.


 

 

 


Live cricket score Royal Challengers Bangalore: 26/1 (Target: 210) | Overs 5

BATSMEN: Chris Gayle 3(15)

Harbhajan Singh comes on now, in his 100th IPL game. FOUR! Bisla sweeps that one well through square leg. DOT. Attempting another one, but he missed that one. DOT. Can’t get it past mid on. SIX. Bisla gets that one down and over long on! DOT. Defended back to the bowler. OUT! Bowled him, and Bhajji takes the first one!

OUT! Manvinder Bisla 20(16) b Harbhajan Singh

Live cricket score Royal Challengers Bangalore: 16/0 (Target: 210) | Overs 4

BATSMEN: Chris Gayle 3(15), Manvinder Bisla 10(10)

Kieron Pollard has a piece of tape on his mouth now. Gayle not looking happy. Lasith Malinga again. DOT. Gayle plays to square leg. ONE. Down to fine leg. DOT. Slower ball, and Bisla can’t time it at all. ONE. Played to square leg. ONE. Slower ball played to third man. Another great over so far. ONE. Slower ball again.

Live cricket score Royal Challengers Bangalore: 12/0 (Target: 210) | Overs 3

BATSMEN: Chris Gayle 1(12), Manvinder Bisla 8(7)

Mitch McClenaghan to Bisla. FOUR! Great shot, thrashed through cover. DOT. Swipes outside off and missed again. FOUR! Good shot again, this one on the pads, and Bisla whips it through midwicket. DOT. Played to point. DOT. GOod short one, and Bisla ducks. DOT. Inside edge to fine leg, but he can’t get it past the man.

Live cricket score Royal Challengers Bangalore: 4/0 (Target: 210) | Overs 2

BATSMEN: Chris Gayle 1(12), Manvinder Bisla 0(1)

Lasith Slinga Malinga to bowl from the other end. DOT. Slower ball to start with. DOT. Played to point. DOT. Played to midwicket. DOT. Another slower one, Gayle beaten outside off. DOT. Another slower one, again Gayle beaten outside off. Five dot balls in a row. DOT. Maiden from Slinga to Gayle!

Live cricket score Royal Challengers Bangalore: 4/0 (Target: 210) | Overs 1

BATSMEN: Chris Gayle 1(5), Manvinder Bisla 0(1)

Mitchell McClenaghan starts off, on IPL debut. DOT. Good ball, swing outside off, and Gayle misses the defence. DOT. DROPPED! Gayle hammers that at Lendl Simmons, who spills it. Oh dear oh dear oh dear. WIDE. Too short. DOT, NO BALL. Too short again. Not a front foot no ball though, so no free hit. DOT. Defended to point. WIDE. Too far outside off again. DOT. Left alone by Gayle. No run off the bat yet. ONE. Gayle plays it to the leg side. DOT. Good ball but well played.


 

In case you missed any of the action, you can read Nikhil Popat’s innings report here: Lendl Simmons, Unmukt Chand help Mumbai Indians post 209/7 against Royal Challengers Bangalore in Match 16 of IPL 2015

 


Live cricket score Mumbai Indians: 209/7 | Overs 20

BATSMEN: Hardik Pandya 16(6)

Abu Nechim to bowl the final over. SIX! Hardik Pandya announces himself by whacking an 86 metre six over midwicket! WIDE. Outside off, and that’s 200 up as well. TWO. Dropped by Kohli! What is happening to all the good fielders? He thought he was too far on the boundary I think. DOT. Played back to the bowler. SIX! Hardik Pandya is making sure people will remember him for a long time! Big over midwicket. ONE. Down to long on. Last ball now. RUN OUT! Bhajji hits it to the fielder and runs for it, but he would never have made it.

OUT! Harbhajan Singh 0(1) run out Abu Nechim

Live cricket score Mumbai Indians: 193/6 | Overs 19

BATSMEN: Harbhajan Singh 0(0), Hardik Pandya 1(1)

David Wiese again. FOUR! Just a flick from Pollard, and that’s a boundary to start the over. OUT! Pollard has hit that one cleanly, but he finds the fielder at square leg! In comes Rayudu. OUT! Another one! Rayudu hits that one to the same fielder! Wiese on a hattrick. FOUR! Rohit was the man on strike, and he shows scant respect for the hattrick ball. That was over cover. OUT! Would you believe that? Rohit hits it tamely back at Wiese who takes a fine catch one-handed. ONE. Through midwicket.

OUT! Kieron Pollard 5(3) c Yuzvendra Chahal b David Wiese, Ambati Rayudu 0(1) c Yuzvendra Chahal b David Wiese, Rohit Sharma 42(14) c & b David Wiese

Live cricket score Mumbai Indians: 184/3 | Overs 18

BATSMEN: Rohit Sharma 38(13), Kieron Pollard 1(1)

Yuzvendra Chahal again. FOUR! There is no let-up, this was short and wide, and Chand cuts it away! ONE. Played to third man. ONE. Played to cover. OUT! Good innings from Chand but it’s come to an end. ONE. Played to long off. Pollard is on strike. ONE. Played to midwicket.

OUT! Unmukt Chand 58(37) c Virat Kohli b Yuzvendra Chahal

Live cricket score Mumbai Indians: 176/2 | Overs 17

BATSMEN: Unmukt Chand 53(34), Rohit Sharma 36(11)

Abu Nechim again. SIX! Rohit you beauty! Pulled over midwicket! FOUR! This one through point! ONE. Played to long on. ONE. Down to long off. SIX! How has he played that? Is that a sweep? Off a pacer? It’s six over midwicket anyway. SIX! That was a top edge, but it’s still six!

Live cricket score Mumbai Indians: 152/2 | Overs 16

BATSMEN: Unmukt Chand 52(33), Rohit Sharma 13(6)

David Wiese to continue. FOUR! Chand delicately guides it to third man. FOUR! Short ball, and it’s a short-arm pull from the Under-19 World Cup winning captain! FOUR! Three in three, Chand plays it down fine leg. ONE. Thrashed to long off, but just one. ONE. Played to long off. WIDE. Short and outside off. FOUR! Played to third man, and that’s 50 for Chand!

Live cricket score Mumbai Indians: 133/2 | Overs 15

BATSMEN: Unmukt Chand 35(28), Rohit Sharma 12(5)

Varun Aaron now. ONE, LEG BYE. Chand misses that shot. DOT. Rohit plays to the fielder. TWO. Cruel world, played to point and AB de Villiers gets the direct hit but they take two off the ricochet. FOUR! Rohit pulls that away through square leg. DOT. Played and missed outside off. SIX! Smashed over long off!

Live cricket score Mumbai Indians: 120/2 | Overs 14

BATSMEN: Unmukt Chand 35(27), Rohit Sharma

Yuzvendra Chahal agian. WIDE. Outside off. FOUR. Great shot from Simmons, short and cut through third man. DOT. Swung and missed. OUT! Simmons has gone, top edge off that attempted slog, and Aaron takes a good catch! DOT. Played to cover. DOT. Chand can’t get it away. ONE. Played to cover.

OUT! Lendl Simmons 59(44) c Varun Aaron b Yuzvendra Chahal

Live cricket score Mumbai Indians: 114/1 | Overs 13

BATSMEN: Lendl Simmons 55(41), Unmukt Chand 34(24)

Iqbal Abdullah again. TWO. Simmons slices this over long off, but survives. DOT. Slogged by Simmons but an inside edge onto his pads. ONE! Full toss but Simmons can’t take full toll. Just a single, he will feel he missed out. WIDE! An appeal for a stumping, but Chand survives. WIDE, ONE. That’s way outside off. ONE. Simmons gets it to the leg side. DOT. Chand can’t get it away. SIX! Over long on! Top shot from Chand.

Live cricket score Mumbai Indians: 101/1 | Overs 12

BATSMEN: Lendl Simmons 51(37), Unmukt Chand 28(22)

Yuzvendra Chahal again. DOT. Chand plays it to fine leg. ONE. Played to third man. ONE. Played to long on. And that’s 50 for Simmons. DOT. Good ball, and Chand defends. ONE. Played to midwicket. And that’s 100 up for MI. ONE. Played to long on.

Live cricket score Mumbai Indians: 97/1 | Overs 11

BATSMEN: Lendl Simmons 49(35), Unmukt Chand 26(18)

Varun Aaron continues. DOT. Simmons nearly stepped onto his stumps there. That hit the bottom of his bat. DOT. Simmons steps out but can’t middle it well enough. SIX! That is humongous! Pulled onto the roof of the Chinnaswamy! FOUR! This one through point! Simmons looking in outstanding form. DOT. Played to mid off. FOUR! Through square leg this time, flicked away.

Live cricket score Mumbai Indians: 83/1 | Overs 10

BATSMEN: Lendl Simmons 35(29), Unmukt Chand 26(18)

Yuzvendra Chahal comes on now. FOUR! Short and wide outside off, and Chand cuts it through point. DOT. Can’t get it through point. DOT. Defended. SIX! Chand played high and long over long on. DOT. DOT. Played back to the bowler.

Live cricket score Mumbai Indians: 73/1 | Overs 9

BATSMEN: Lendl Simmons 35(29), Unmukt Chand 16(12)

Iqbal Abdullah back again. ONE. Played to square leg by Chand. ONE. Played to long off. ONE. Swept to square leg. SIX! Simmons goes over long on! DOT. Played and missed. DOT. Can’t get it away.

Live cricket score Mumbai Indians: 64/1 | Overs 8

BATSMEN: Lendl Simmons 28(25), Unmukt Chand 14(10)

David Wiese again. TWO, LEG BYES. Can’t make contact. ONE. Chand picks a single. DOT. Slower ball, and Simmons can’t work it away. ONE. Played to point. ONE. Played to square leg. DOT. Played to point.

Live cricket score Mumbai Indians: 59/1 | Overs 7

BATSMEN: Lendl Simmons 27(22), Unmukt Chand 12(7)

Iqbal Abdullah again. DOT. Chand can’t get it away. DOT. Played to point. TWO. Played just wide of point. FOUR! Chand sweeps that really well! FOUR! Another boundary through cover! ONE. Single to the leg side.

Live cricket score Mumbai Indians: 48/1 | Overs 6

BATSMEN: Lendl Simmons 27(22), Unmukt Chand 1(1)

David Wiese on his IPL debut now. DOT. Parthiv can’t get it away. ONE. Slower ball on Parthiv’s pads. DOT. Played to the fielder. Good start so far from Wiese. ONE. Played to third man. OUT! Cleaned him up! Inside edge from Parthiv onto the stumps! ONE. Unmukt gets off the mark right away.

OUT! Parthiv Patel 12(13) b David Wiese

Live cricket score Mumbai Indians: 45/0 | Overs 5

BATSMEN: Lendl Simmons 26(20), Parthiv Patel 12(10)

Abu Nechim again. DOT. Played to point. DOT. Played to the fielder.  ONE. Down leg, Parthiv couldn’t make good enough contact. DOT. Played to cover. FOUR! Simmons whips it though midwicket. FOUR! Thrashed through covers!

Live cricket score Mumbai Indians: 36/0 | Overs 4

BATSMEN: Lendl Simmons 18(17), Parthiv Patel 11(7)

Varun Aaron comes back again. DOT. Simmons plays it to the fielder. WIDE. Harsh call, that was a bit too far outside off. DOT. Can’t play it off his pads. FOUR! Simmons plays a lovely cut shot. FOUR! Short ball, and again Simmons pulls that away! DOT. Played to cover. FOUR. Played down fine leg, the fielder couldn’t stop it.

Live cricket score Mumbai Indians: 23/0 | Overs 3

BATSMEN: Lendl Simmons 6(11), Parthiv Patel 11(7)

Abu Nechim comes on now, to Parthiv Patel. FOUR! Lovely clip off his pads. FOUR! Lovely shot from Parthiv, again on the pads and he plays a terrific pick-up pull. DOT. Played to the fielder at mid off. DOT. Big appeal for LBW, but it might have pitched outside leg. ONE. Parthiv plays it to point and takes off. ONE. Quick single to end with.

Live cricket score Mumbai Indians: 13/0 | Overs 2

BATSMEN: Lendl Simmons 5(10), Parthiv Patel 2(2)

Varun Aaron comes on now. FOUR, WIDES. Poor ball, on the pads, and that’s wide down the leg side. ONE. Sharp single. DOT. Played to the fielder. DOT. Good ball, late swing, and Simmons pulls out of the cut at the last minute. DOT. Left alone outside off. FOUR! Short ball, and quick, but Simmons pulls that beautifully. DOT. Good ball outside off again, left alone.

Live cricket score Mumbai Indians: 2/0 | Overs 1

BATSMEN: Lendl Simmons 1(5), Parthiv Patel 1(1)

Iqbal Abdullah starts proceedings, Lendl on strike. ONE. Played to long off. ONE. Parthiv knocks it to square leg. DOT. Defended. DOT. Played to point. DOT. Played to short fine leg. DOT. Played to the fielder.


TOSS: Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) win the toss, and Virat Kohli elects to bowl first. Four changes for RCB, more than two for Mumbai Indians (MI). Enough that Rohit Sharma forgot to mention them at all!

Sean Abbott, Darren Sammy, Harshal Patel, and Mandeep Singh will sit out for RCB with David Wiese, Rilee Rossouw, Iqbal Abdullah, and Manvinder Bisla come in. Meanwhile for MI, Corey Anderson and Vinay Kumar miss out for MI, and are replaced by Unmukt Chand and Mitchell McClenaghan. Hardik Pandya and Jasprit Bumrah come in as well, though Rohit failed to mention that at the toss.

Teams:

Royal Challengers Bangalore: Chris Gayle, Virat Kohli (c), Manvinder Bisla, Dinesh Karthik (wk), AB de Villiers, Rilee Rossouw, David Wiese, Iqbal Abdulla, Abu Nechim Ahmed, Varun Aaron, Yuzvendra Chahal.

Mumbai Indians: Lendl Simmons, Parthiv Patel (wk), Unmukt Chand, Rohit Sharma (c), Ambati Rayudu, Kieron Pollard, Hardik Pandya, Harbhajan Singh, Jasprit Bumrah, Mitchell McClenaghan, Lasith Malinga


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Squads:

Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB): Virat Kohli (c), Chris Gayle, AB de Villiers, Darren Sammy, Mitchell Starc, Dinesh Karthik, Subramanium Badrinath, Sean Abbott, Adam Milne, Nic Maddinson, Ashok Dinda, Manvinder Bisla, Varun Aaron, Vijay Zol, Sarfaraz Khan, Jalaj Saxena, Shishir Bhavane, Iqbal Abdullah, David Wiese, Rilee Rossouw, Abu Nechim, Harshal Patel, Yuzvendra Chahal, Sandeep Warrier, Yogesh Takawale, Jalaj Saxena.

Mumbai Indian (MI): Rohit Sharma (c), Harbhajan Singh, Lasith Malinga, Kieron Pollard, Ambati Rayudu, Lendl Simmons, Vinay Kumar,Corey Anderson, Aiden Blizzard, Jasprit Bumrah, Aditya Tare, Pawan Suyal, Mitchell McClenaghan, Marchant de Lange, Unmukt Chand, Aaron Finch, Parthiv Patel, Siddhesh Lad, Abhimanyu Mithun, Shreyas Gopal, Pragyan Ojha, Hardik Pandya, J Suchith, Akshay Wakhare, Nitish Rana.

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