IPL 2009 Live 42nd match: Kings XI Punjab v Mumbai Indians at Centurion, May 12, 2009

Both teams are out of the top four as of now, but a win will take them into the top half of the tournament. A victory for Punjab will push them up to No.4 but a defeat will see them slip one notch below. They too have tough games coming up, so staying afloat will be a challenge. They still haven’t figured out their strongest line-up, going by the number of changes in the batting. It’s time for the experimentation to end.

Yuvraj Singh wins the toss and Punjab choose to bat. At least a couple of changes in the Punjab, Luke Pomersbach and Karan Goel come in, offspinner Ramesh Powar has been left out. Mahela Jayawardene misses out.

Tendulkar says legspinner Chetanya Nanda, who had a decent outing in the game against Bangalore, sits out and seamer Rohan Raje is back.

Mumbai Indians (Playing XI): Sachin Tendulkar(c), Sanath Jayasuriya, Ajinkya Rahane, Jean-Paul Duminy, Dwayne Bravo, Abhishek Nayar, Yogesh Takawale(w), Harbhajan Singh, Rohan Raje, Dhawal Kulkarni, Lasith Malinga 

Kings XI Punjab (Playing XI): Sunny Sohal, Simon Katich, Karan Goel, Kumar Sangakkara(w), Yuvraj Singh(c), Luke Pomersbach, Irfan Pathan, Wilkin Mota, Brett Lee, Piyush Chawla, S Sreesanth

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