Rising Pune Supergiants Team Squad For IPL 2017 – Vivo IPL 2017

Rising Pune Supergiants is heading ahead to represent Pune, Maharashtra in the IPL 2017 which is about to start from April 5, 2017. RPS or Rising Pune Supergiants was formed in 2015 by its owner Sanjiv Goenka. The official name of the team was announced on 18th January, 2016 by its owner at Kolkata. Earlier, Mahendra Singh Dhoni was the captain but now he has been removed from the post of skipper of Rising Pune Supergiants for the IPL 2017 session.

The former Indian skipper, M.S Dhoni was removed from the captaincy in the limited overs format before the start of England series and now he has also been removed from the captaincy of IPL team Rising Pune Supergiants. He will now play only as a Wicketkeeper-batsman in the team. The current Australian captain, Steve Smith will be the new skipper of the team in IPL 2017.

By removing Dhoni as skipper, the owner of Rising Pune Supergiants said, “Dhoni has not stepped down. We have appointed Steve Smith as the skipper for the upcoming season. Frankly speaking, we did not have a good last season and we wanted someone young to lead the side and revamp it ahead of the upcoming season 10.”

Stephen Fleming is the coach of the team and the Raghu Iyer is the CEO of Rising Pune Supergiants. The team is all set for this session of IPL and they’ve got some new players from the auction of VIVO IPL 2017 which was held on 20th February, 2017.

Rising Pune Supergiants Team Squad For IPL 2017

Rising Pune Supergiants Team Squad For IPL 2017:-

Rising Pune Supergiants retained 16 players from the previous session of Indian Premiere League and now they bought 9 more players from IPL 2017 auction. This year session will be really interesting for Rising Pune as they bought Ben Stokes for Rs.14.5 Crores and this is for the first time in IPL Auction history that a foreign player sold for this much amount.

Rising Pune Supergiants Retained Players List For VIVO IPL 2017;

  1. MS Dhoni
  2. R Ashvin
  3. Ajinkya Rahane
  4. Steven Smith
  5. FAF Du Plessis
  6. Mitchell Marsh
  7. Ashok Dinda
  8. Ankush Bains
  9. Rajat Bhatia
  10. Ankit Sharma
  11. Ishwar Pandey
  12. Adam Zampa
  13. Jaskaran Singh
  14. Baba Aprajith
  15. Deepak Chahar
  16. Usman Khwaja

Rising Pune Supergiants New Players Bought From IPL 2017 Auction;

  1. Ben Stokes
  2. Jaydev Unadkat
  3. Rahul Chahar
  4. Saurabh Kumar
  5. D Christian
  6. Milind Tandon
  7. R Tripathi
  8. Rockie Ferguson
  9. Manoj Tiwari

Also See: VIVO IPL 2017 Full Schedule – Matches List, Date & Timings

Now, let’s just check out Rising Pune Supergiants Team Squad For IPL 2017!

PLAYER COUNTRY ROLE
Mahendra Singh Dhoni India Wicketkeeper (Batsman)
Ajinkya Rahane India Batsman
Ravichandran Ashwin India Bowler
Steve Smith Australia Captain (Batsman)
Faf Du Plessis South Africa Batsman
Mitchell Ross Marsh Australia All-rounder
Ashok Dinda India Bowler
Ankush Bains India Batsman
Rajat Bhatia India All-rounder
Ankit Sharma India All-rounder
Ishwar Pandey India Bowler
Adam Zampa Australia All-rounder
Jaskaran Singh India Bowler
Baba Aparajith India All-rounder
Deepak Chahar India Bowler
Usman Khawaja Australia All-rounder
Ben Stokes England All-rounder
Jaydev Unadkat India Bowler
Rahul Chahar India Bowler
Saurabh Kumar India All-rounder
D Christian Australia All-rounder
Milind Tandon India Batsman
R Tripathi India All-rounder
Lockie Ferguson Foreign Bowler
Manoj Tiwari India All-rounder