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Rising Pune Supergiants 2017 Squad

Rising Pune Supergiants (RPS) is a professional T20 cricket team that competes in Indian Premier League. Team represents Maharashtra state’s Pune city in the tournament. RPS was introduced as a replacement of one of the suspended teams Chennai Super Kings or Rajasthan Royals for two years. Pune team will also be abbreviated as “RPSG” to represent RP Sanjiv Goenka Group which owns the Pune franchise.

Rising Pune Supergiants.

Rising Pune Supergiants logo

Team played first ever IPLT20 in 2016 and set to compete in 2017 Indian Premier League. On 18 January 2016, team owner Mr. Sanjiv Goenka unveiled the name of team in Kolkata. He also mentioned that Raghu Iyer would be the CEO of Rising Pune Supergiants. Goenka also named Mahendra Singh Dhoni as the captain of RPSG team.

Former New Zealand captain Stephen Fleming was appointed as the head coach of Supergiants. Fleming was the coach of Chennai team. Pune team took a total of 5 players from Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals in the players draft on 15 December. They picked MS Dhoni, Ajinkya Rahane, Steve Smith, Faf du Plessis and Ravichandran Ashwin.

RPS 2017 Squad, Players List

Player Country Role
MS Dhoni (Captain) India Wicket-keeper/Batsman
Mayank Agarwal India Batsman
Steve Smith Australia Batsman
Ajinkya Rahane India Batsman
Faf Du Plessis South Africa Batsman
Ravichandran Ashwin India Bowler
Mitchell Marsh Australia All-rounder
Ankit Sharma India All-rounder
Rajat Bhatia India All-rounder
Ashok Dinda India Bowler
Adam Zampa Australia Bowler
Deepak Chahar India All-rounder
Baba Aparajith India All-rounder
Ankush Bains India Wicket-keeper
Jaskaran Singh India Bowler
Usman Khawaja Australia Batsman
Ishwar Pandey India Bowler

Official Online Presence

Website: www.risingpunesupergiants.in

Twitter: Rising Pune Supergiants

Facebook: Rising Pune Supergiants

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One comment

  1. Mahender singh dhoni is good captain and we want he is win the ipl-9 but at this time team not playing good and we want to play from pune rising supergiants i am alrounder my name is Raman Sharma age 31 middle over batsman and medium pace bowler contact 09882243455 mail id sandipraman25@gmail.com

    plz given the chance

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