The Rajkot based team, Gujarat Lions owned by Keshav Bansal who is director of Intex Technologies. Lions debut last year in the IPL after suspension of the Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals due to alleged illegal betting by their respective owners. Suresh Raina is the captain of the team and has strong players including Brendon McCullum, Dwayne Smith and Aaron Finch.
Gujarat Lions play their home matches at Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium Rajkot. They played really well in the 2016 Indian Premier League. They will hope to continue this form in the 2017 IPL. The complete and confirm Gujarat Lions 2017 team squad will be updated after the auction on 4 February 2017.
Gujarat Lions 2017 Team Squad
Suresh Raina, Ravindra Jadeja, Dinesh Karthick, Dhawal Kulkarni, Praveen Kumar, Ishan Kishan, Pradeep Sangwan, Shivil Kaushik, Shadab Jakati, Jaydev Shah. James Faulkner, Brendon McCullum, Dwayne Bravo, Aaron Finch, Dwayne Smith, Andrew Tye, Nathu Singh, Basil Thampi, TS Baroka, Manpreet Gony, Jason Roy, Munaf Patel, Chirag Suri, Shelley Shaurya, Shubham Agrawal, Pratham Singh and Akshdeep Nath.
Gujarat Lions List of Players released for 2017 IPL
|Player Name||Bid Amount|
|Aksh Deep Nath||1,000,000|
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Gujarat Lions Rajkot – IPL 2017 Auction:
Rajkot team has been officially named “Gujarat Lions” is one of the two new team who will take part IPL 2016 & 2017 after the suspension of Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals for two years.
Rajkot has spent Rs 39 crores to draft 5 players from the Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals squads. The remaining budget – Rs. 27 crores spent in the IPL 2016 auction and bought many young Indian players.