Pune Warriors have made rocking debut in the IPL 2011.
Pune bowlers provided three quick jolts to Punjab. Both the openers Adam Gilchrist (1), Shaun Marsh (1) and Paul Valthaty (6) were returned to hut at this moment.
Earlier, Kings XI Punjab captain Adam Gilchrist won the toss and elected to bat against debutant Pune Warriors India.
“There is some grass on track and will help bowlers early on but overall it is a good batting track,” Gilchrist .
Pune Warriors India captain Yuvraj Singh said that he would love to bowl first at this venue.
PWI: Graeme Smith, Jesse Ryder, Yuvraj Singh, Robin Uthappa, Mithun Manhas, M Mishra, R Sharma, Murali Kartik, S Wagh, Wayne Parnell, A Thomas
KXIP: Adam Gilchrist, Shane Marsh, Dinesh Karthik, Sunny Singh, Abhishek Nayar, Paul Valthaty, R McLaren, P Kumar, Piyush Chawla, N Rimmington, B Bhatt. Agencies