Mumbai: England won the toss and elected to bat in their second warm-up game against Mumbai A at the DY Patil Stadium in Navi Mumbai today.
Pietersen has been rested for the second warm-up game. PTI
The visitors rested captain Alastair Cook, pace bowlers Steven Finn and Tim Bresnan, batsman Kevin Pietersen, wicketkeeper Matt Prior and leading spinner Graeme Swann from the team that played in the first warm-up game at the Cricket Club of India against India A.
They included Stuart Broad, who will lead the side, wicketkeeper Jimmy Bairstow, Joe Root, Graham Onions, Eoin Morgan and Monty Panesar in their place.
The home team left out leg-spinner Sagar Gorivale, Neelkanth Parab, Bravish Shetty and Balwinder Singh Sandhu Jr from the playing eleven.