The 11th match of CLT20 2013 will be played between Highveld Lions vs Mumbai Indians on 27th September 2013. Lions vs Mumbai Indians match preview, team squads and match prediction is available on this page. The Lions vs Mum Indians match in Champion League T20 2013 is schedule to start at 20:00 local | 14:30 GMT | 19:30 PKT on Sep 27, 2013 at Jaipur.
Mumbai Indians have won Champions League T20 once before while Lions finished as runner-ups in the last edition. Both teams have played two matches till now from which they have lost one while one match of each team was abandoned due to rain. Lions first match resulted as a draw due to rain while they lost the second match from Rajasthan Royals.
On the other hand Mumbai Indians were also beaten by Rajasthan Royals in the opening group stage match of CLT20 2013 but their second match against Otago ended without any result due to rain. Now both teams have 2 points on the points table so they both are desperate for a victory.
Mumbai Indians team is being led by Rohit Sharma. The team squad includes some experienced and powerful hitters of the ball like Kieron Pollard, Sachin Tendulkar and Dwayne Smith. The bowling attack of Mum Indians is also strong with the presence of Harbajhan Singh, Mitchell Jhonson and Nathan Coulter-Nile. Nile and Rishi Dhawan had bowled extremely well against Rajasthan Royals and are expected to create trouble for the Lions batsman’s too.
Highveld Lions is a South African team which is playing under the captaincy of Alviro Petersen. Lions are under pretty much pressure as they are coming into this match after losing their last game against Rajasthan Royals. In batting department only the captain Alviro Petersen had played an impressive innings. In bowling sector, Lions have experienced bowlers including Tsotsobe and Sohail Tanvir but unfortunately they have also failed to show some outstanding performance.
Mumbai Indians are the favorite team to win the match. Mumbai Indians have a overall stronger team squad as compared to Lions. Mumbai Indians are more experienced team and has already won the CLT20 once.
RG Sharma*, AN Ahmed, NM Coulter-Nile, R Dhawan, Harbhajan Singh, MG Johnson, KD Karthik†, GJ Maxwell, PP Ojha, AR Patel, KA Pollard, AT Rayudu, DR Smith, AP Tare, SR Tendulkar
AN Petersen*, T Bavuma, GH Bodi, Q de Kock†, Imran Tahir, ND McKenzie, E O’Reilly, AM Phangiso, D Pretorius, Sohail Tanvir, J Symes, TL Tsolekile†, LL Tsotsobe, HE van der Dussen, GC Viljoen