Highveld Lions beat Mumbai Indians by 9 runs in the first match of the Airtel Champions League T20 at The Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg.
Sachin Tendulkar was the top scorer for Mumbai Indians with 69 runs which included fours. Jean-Paul Duminy was looking good but got out to Z Bruyn on individual score of 30 runs.
Jonathan Vandiar was given the man of the match for his superb batting.
Earlier, Highveld Lions made 186 for the loss of five wickets after Mumbai Indians won the toss and chose to field against Highveld Lions.
Jonathan Vandiar smashed 71 off just 48 deliveries with help of four fours and three six. Neil McKenzie made 56 not out which included seven fours and one six.
Lasith Malinga took three wickets and one wicket went two Ali Murtaza.
Mumbai Indians have left out Saurabh Tiwary who is not fully fit and included Ali Murtaza in the playing eleven.
Dwayne Bravo has been left out to include Ryan McLaren. Jean-Paul Duminy, Lasith Malinga, and Kieron Pollard are the other the overseas players in playing eleven.
Mumbai Indians vs Highveld Lions begin at 21:00 IST on Friday, September 10. Champions League T20 live streaming is on STAR Cricket.
Mumbai Indians vs Highveld Lions, CLT20 Live Score:
Mumbai Indians: SR Tendulkar (c), S Dhawan, AT Rayudu (wk), R Sathish, JP Duminy, KA Pollard, R McLaren, Harbhajan Singh, Z Khan, SL Malinga, AG Murtaza.
Highveld Lions : AN Petersen (c), JD Vandiar, VB van Jaarsveld, R Cameron, ND McKenzie, Z de Bruyn, TL Tsolekile (wk), R Frylinck, S Burger, AM Phangiso, E O’Reilly.