New Delhi, April 8 -- Former Indian leg-spinner Piyush Chawla will be in action for defending champions Mumbai Indians in the upcoming season of the Indian Premier League (IPL), which begins on Friday in Chennai. This will be the fourth franchise for Chawla, after having represented Punjab Kings (earlier Kings XI Punjab), Kolkata Knight Riders and Chennai Super Kings in the previous seasons.

Piyush Chawla will enter into the competition with a bag full of experience. He has played 140 games in the league and has 156 wickets to his name. Moreover, he is the 3rd-highest wicket taker of the IPL after Lasith Malinga (170) and Delhi Capitals' Amit Mishra (160).

The Mumbai Indians management is looking forward to utilize Chawla's experience t...