The official name of Rajkot team is named as “Gujarat Lions”. This is one of the two which replaced the Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals in the IPL 2016. Gujarat Lions Rajkot team is bought by Intex Technologies company.
Gujarat Lions has confirmed Suresh Raina as a captain for the IPL season 9. Gujarat Lions (Rajkot) will be playing home matches at Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium.Check out the IPL 2016 schedule & fixtures.
Gujarat Lions Rajkot Team Squad IPL 2016:
Rajkot first drafted in Suresh Raina and spent the Rs12.5 crore for this.
- Owners: Keshav Bansal (Intex)
- Head Coach: Brad Hodge
- Captain: Suresh Raina
- Bowling Coach: Heath Streak
Here is the complete Gujarat Lions Rajkot team squad for VIVO IPL 2016.
|1||Suresh Raina (Captain)||Rs 12.5 crore|
|2||Ravindra Jadeja||Rs 9.5 crores|
|3||Brendon McCullum||Rs 7.5 crores|
|4||James Faulkner||Rs 5.5 crores|
|5||Dwayne Bravo||Rs 4 crores|
|6||Dwayne Smith||Rs 2.3 crores|
|7||Dale Steyn||Rs 2.3 crores|
|8||Aaron Finch||Rs. 1 crore|
|9||Dhawal Kulkarni||Rs 2 crores|
|10||Praveen Kumar||Rs 3.5 crores|
|11||Andre Tye||Rs. 50 Lakh|
|12||Karun Nair||Rs. 4 crores|
|13||Paras Dogra||Rs. 10 lakh|
|14||Eklavya Dwivedi||Rs. 1 crores|
|15||Pradeep Sangwan||Rs. 20 Lakh|
|16||Pravin Tambe||Rs. 10 Lakh|
|17||Shivil Kaushik||Rs. 10 Lakh|
|18||Sarabjeet Ladda||Rs. 10 Lakh|
|19||Umang Sharma||Rs. 10 Lakh|
|21||Shabad Jakati||Rs. 20 Lakh|
|22||Akshdeep Nath||Rs. 10 Lakh|
|23||Jaydev Shah||Rs. 20 Lakh|
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Gujarat Lions Rajkot – IPL 2016 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.