Leg-spinner Imran Tahir claimed three big wickets as Rising Pune Supergiant restricted Rohit Sharma-led Mumbai Indians for 184/4 in the end of 20 overs at the first Maharashtra derby of IPL 2017 on Thursday.
The 38-year-old leggie, who played for Delhi Daredevils in past seasons of the IPL, shone to the maximum for his new team this time.
Tahir dismissed the top-order of MI as Parthiv Patel (19), Jos Buttler (38) and Rohit Sharma (3) were sent back to pavilion in first seven overs.
Medium-pacer Rajat Bhatia took the scalp of Ambati Rayudu (10) and Krunal Pandya (3) cheaply in 12th and 14th over respectively.
Spinner Adam Zampa and allrounder Ben Stokes claimed a wicket each to join the bowling assault.
Earlier, RPS captain Steve Smith won the toss and elected to field against MI.
Last season skipper MS Dhoni appeared on the field as a player for the first time in the history of the Indian Premier League.
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