Bhopal: Five players from Madhya Pradesh will be seen in action of the Indian Premier League (IPL), starting from Friday with a match between Chennai Super Kings and Kolkata Night Riders.

While Mohnish Mishra and Harpreet Singh Bhatia will turn out for the new team Pune Warriors, Ankit Sharma and Anand Rajan will be playing for Deccan Chargers.

The fifth player from the state is Naman Ojha who played earlier for Rajasthan Royals but has now shifted to Delhi Daredevils.

Of these players, Mohnish is a right-hand batsman who can bowl off-breaks, Ojha is a batsman-cum-wicket keeper, Sharma and Bhatia are both left-handed batsmen while Rajan is a right hand medium fast bowler.