MI vs PBKS: Why is Riley Meredith Not Playing Today’s IPL 2023 Match? Check MI Playing XI

Updated on: Apr 22, 2023 7:51 pm IST

Riley Meredith

The 5-ime champions Mumbai Indians are taking on Punjab Kings at the Wankhede Stadium in Match no 31 of Tata IPL 2023. Despite being on a winning spree, Mumbai have made a change to their eleven by sidelining Aussie right-arm pacer Riley Meredith with English pacer Jofra Archer.

MI vs PBKS: Why is Riley Meredith Not Playing Today’s IPL 2023 Match?

The Mumbai Indians are pumped with the return pf English pacer Jofra Archer whom they have backed right from the last season. Archer was injured for quite a few games but has returned now into the eleven replacing Riley Meredith. Meredith was bowling decently for MI and most recently returned with figures of 2 for 33 from 4 overs against SRH. However, with Jofra being the first pick, Meredith had to make way for the Englishmen. Here’s what Rohit Sharma said at the toss,

“We are going to have a bowl first. Really nice to have some wins under the belt, winning is always nice and the atmosphere is good but the job is not done. Quite surprisingly nice and pleasant. Looking forward to this game. We have had some injuries but Jofra is back and that is the only change. Wankhede is a good pitch to bat on and it gets better as the game goes on, hopefully we restrict them and chase it down later.”

MI Playing 11

1. Rohit Sharma (C)
2. Ishan Kishan
3. Cameron Green

4. Suryakumar Yadav
5. Tilak Varma
6. Tim David
7. Arjun Tendulkar
8. Hrithik Shokeen
9. Jofra Archer
10. Piyush Chawla
11. Jason Behrendorff

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Riley Meredith IPL 2023 Price

Australian fast bowler Riley Meredith was signed by Mumbai Indians as a replacement for Jhye Richardson for the 2023 Indian Premier League (IPL) season. Richardson suffered an injury that ruled him out of the tournament, leaving a spot vacant in the team. Mumbai Indians turned to Meredith, who had previously played for the franchise in the last season. Meredith was signed for INR 1.50 crore midway in the season.

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