Southern Express captain Jehan Mubarak was disappointed that his spinners didn't get to show off their skills in the Champions League T20 qualifiers, saying conditions did not help his bowlers.
Mumbai Indians captain Kieron Pollard won the toss and elected to bowl first in Sunday's key Champions League Twenty20 qualifying fixture against Southern Express at the Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Stadium in Raipur.
The Northern Knights got their Champions League T20 qualifying campaign off to a winning start, beating the Southern Express from Sri Lanka by seven wickets in Raipur on Saturday.
Veteran Sri Lanka batsman Tillakaratne Dilshan has become the latest high-profile name to withdraw from the Champions League Twenty20 in India this month.
Outright victors in a depleted Sri Lanka Premier League that only featured four teams and eight matches, Southern Express' berth at this tournament can be justifiably questioned.