IPL 2017: Mumbai Indians begin preparatory camp on 25 March under new coach Mahela Jayawardene
Two-time champions Mumbai Indians will begin their preparatory camp for the Indian Premier League season 10 on 25 March under the new head coach Mahela Jayawardene.
Mumbai: Two-time champions Mumbai Indians will begin their preparatory camp for the Indian Premier League season 10 on 25 March under the new head coach Mahela Jayawardene.
The nine-day preparatory camp will be held at the Wankhede Stadium until 2 April.
Mumbai Indians play their first match against Rising Pune SuperGiants on 6 April.
Jayawardene will be joined by the existing team of support staff, including Robin Singh (batting coach), Jonty Rhodes (fielding coach), Shane Bond (bowling coach), Paul Chapman (trainer) and Nitin Patel (physio).
Pacer Jasprit Bumrah and all-rounder Hardik Pandya will be joined on 25 March by the latest picks of the IPL auction, Karn Sharma, Krishnappa Gowtham, Saurabh Tiwary along with the retained players Jagadeesha Suchith, Vinay Kumar, Nitesh Rana, Deepak Punia and Jitesh Sharma.
Nicolas Pooran, the 21-year-old West Indian, is the first international player to join the camp while the likes of Mitchell Johnson, Asela Gunarathne, Jos Buttler, Mitchell McClenaghan, Lasith Malinga, Tim Southee, Kieron Pollard and Lendl Simmons will follow in the coming days.
Harbhajan Singh, Parthiv Patel, Ambati Rayudu, Krunal Pandya and Kulwant Khejroliya are currently playing for the Deodhar Trophy at Visakhapatnam, a release said.
Williamson was left out of Sunrisers Hyderabad's playing XI for their final match of the Indian Premier League, but Stead played down concerns around the chances of the injury hurting Williamson's participation in the marquee event.
Stokes, who has been on indefinite leave since pulling out of the home Test series against India, initially underwent surgery four months ago after he picked up the injury on his left index finger while playing in the IPL for Rajasthan Royals.
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