Rising Pune Supergiants (RPS) IPL 2017 Team : Players & Squad
Rising Pune Supergiants (RPS) is a Pune based franchisee team which will play in Indian Premier League for second time in IPL 2017, having made its debut in IPL 2016.
The franchisee is owned by Sanjiv Goenka, chairman of RP-Sanjiv Goenka Group.
It is one of the two newly introduced teams in IPL as the replacements for Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Rajasthan Royals (RR), who have been suspended for two years (IPL 2016 and IPL 2017) due to illegal betting by their respective owners.
As of now, the team is scheduled to take part in IPL 2016 and IPL 2017.
Rising Pune Supergiants (RPS) Team Key Info :
Owner : Sanjiv Goenka (RP-Sanjiv Goenka Group)
Captain : M.S.Dhoni
Vice Captain : N/A
Head Coach : Stephen Fleming
Assistant Coach: Hrishikesh Kanitkar
Bowling Coach: Eric Simons
Franchisee City : Pune
Home Ground : Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Pune
Official Website : risingpunesupergiants.in
Rising Pune Supergiants (RPS) IPL 2017 Team Players & Squad / Roster :
Ahead of the players auction for IPL 2017, the team retained 16 players and released 11 players.
The current squad Rising Pune Supergiants ahead of the players auction for IPL 2017 is mentioned below.
|Player||From||Type||Price Paid (in Rs.)|
|Ankush Bains||India||Wicket Keeper||Retained|
|Ben Stokes||England||All-Rounder||Bought for Rs. 14.5 Crores|
|Daniel Christian||Australia||All-Rounder||Bought for Rs. 1 Crore|
|Faf du Plessis||South Africa||Batsman||Retained|
|Jaydev Unadkat||India||Bowler||Bought for Rs. 30 Lakhs|
|Lockie Ferguson||New Zealand||Bowler||Bought for Rs. 50 Lakhs|
|Manoj Tiwary||India||Batsman||Bought for Rs. 50 Lakhs|
|Milind Tandon||India||Batsman||Bought for Rs. 10 Lakhs|
|MS Dhoni||India||Wicket Keeper||Retained|
|Rahul Chahar||India||Bowler||Bought for Rs. 10 Lakhs|
|Rahul Tripathi||India||All-Rounder||Bought for Rs. 10 Lakhs|
|Saurabh Kumar||India||All-Rounder||Bought for Rs. 10 Lakhs|
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