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Hardik Pandya joins Mumbai Indians for pre-season camp after 'back stiff' injury

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 13 March 2019, 15:23 IST
Hardik Pandya

Hardik Pandya joins Mumbai Indians for pre-tournament training camp after he was ruled out of the T20I and ODI series against Australia due to ‘lower back stiffness’. Hardik Pandya took to his official Twitter account to share his picture at Mumbai Indians training ground. Pandya wrote, “Gearing up for the @IPL season with @mipaltan.”


Hardik Pandya has become an important part of Mumbai Indians since his debut in 2015. The Indian all-rounder has 666 runs from 50 matches he had played so far in the Indian Premier League and also has 28 wickets. Mumbai Indians have won the championship thrice and will look to win it again.

MI squad for 2019: Rohit Sharma (C), Quinton de Kock, Jasprit Bumrah, Kieron Pollard, Ben Cutting, Lasith Malinga, Mitchell McClenaghan, Mayank Markande, Ishan Kishan, Suryakumar Yadav, Aditya Tare, Evin Lewis, Jason Behrendorff, Krunal Pandya, Hardik Pandya, Yuvraj Singh, Adam Milne, Siddhesh Lad, Anukul Roy, Barinder Sran, Pankaj Jaswal, Rasikh Salam

The dates for 2019 edition of Indian Premier League has been announced by the organisers. Defending champions Chennai Super Kings will play Virat Kohli-led Royal Challengers Bangalore in the opener on March 23 in Chennai’s Chepauk Stadium.

However, the dates announced are only for first seventeen matches, where each team will play a minimum of 4 matches each while Delhi and Bangalore will play five matches. Every team will play two away and two home matches with Delhi playing three home matches and Bangalore playing three away games.

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First published: 13 March 2019, 15:23 IST