IPL 2016: New Zealand opener Martin Guptil is going to join with defending champion Mumbai Indians, while West Indies opener Lendl Simmons has been ruled out of the ninth edition of the Indian Premier League 2016. Martin Guptil was replaced injured Lendl Simmons in the Mumbai Indians team, where the New Zealand opener is looking very confident to continue aggressive form in the IPL 2016
31-year-old Lendl Simmons has suffered injury to his back, where he was forced to ruled out of the cash-rich Indian Premier League 2016. Meanwhile, Guptil was appointed as the captain of the Guyana Amazon Warriors for the 2016 season. Guptil, who had shown outstanding performance in the ICC world cup with 547 runs, where he is eager to play in the Indian Premier League.
Lendl Simmons had played some of the great knocks last season scoring 540 runs in 13 matches with a massive strike rate of 122.41 and six-half-centuries. Mumbai Indians also bagged some other big names in the team includes Jos Butler, Kieran Pollard, Mitchell McClenaghan and Corey Anderson. Guptil has tweeted that the journey has begun and excited to be heading to India to be with @mipaltan ! Great job on the win tonight.
Mumbai Indians has defeated Kolkata Knight Riders by six wickets in their second match of the Indian Premier League 2016 at Eden Gardens in Kolkata. Mumbai Indians is going to play their next match against debutant Gujarat Lions on Saturday 16th April at 08:00 PM local time at Mumbai’s Wankhede Stadium.