Virat Kohli is back on the cricket field and he’s leading the Royal Challengers Bangalore against Mumbai Indians at home this afternoon.
Rohit Sharma won the toss and elected to bowl with the visiting team making one change in their XI. Lasith Malinga is unwell and being replaced by Tim Southee.
Samuel Badree and Chris Gayle join Bangalore’s XI along with Virat. Shane Watson is out.
Fun fact: Mumbai lead the head-to-head against Royal Challengers Bangalore 11-8.
Royal Challengers Bangalore: Virat Kohli (C), Chris Gayle, AB de Villiers, Kedar Jadhav, Mandeep Singh, Stuart Binny, Pawan Negi, Tymal Mills, S Aravind, Yuzvendra Chahal, S Badree.
Mumbai Indians: Rohit Sharma (C), Parthiv Patel, Jos Buttler, Nitish Rana, Kieron Pollard, Krunal Pandya, Hardik Pandya, Harbhajan Singh, M McClenaghan, Jasprit Bumrah, Tim Southee.