Rising Pune Supergiant is the that will try to overcome the last year horrible performance. Their performance was way below par considering the fact that they had few of the best players in the world in their team. This year they have added few more stars in their team and would love to finish in top four positions. Rising Pune Supergiant (RPS) a Pune-based franchise will play under the leadership of Steve Smith. Get the Rising Pune Supergiant schedule and squad for IPL 2017.
RPS came into the limelight in the auction after they went for Ben Stokes for more than 14 crores. They team has put their entire faith on this superstar from England, to help them to perform well in this edition. If anyone looks at the quality of the players that they have, he or she would say that this team should finish in top 4 for sure.
The team is composed of three of the best international captain. But this year team would play under the captaincy of Australian captain Steven Smith. The owner of the team has shown a lot of faith in this young Aussie by giving him the chance to lead the side.
Smith will cherish this opportunity as he is a great leader and has shown in past that he is a good leader while captaining Austalia. He will have support from India’s best captain so far MS Dhoni and South African captain Faf du Plessis.
The team will again rely on Rahane to give them the wonderful start. The other players that will have the responsibility in the top and middle order are du Plessis, Khawaja, Manoj Tiwari. The lowers order is the biggest strength of this team as they have the likes of Dhoni and strokes in their lineup.
The England all-rounder will have the huge responsibility to prove his price tag. He will have to perform brilliantly in the entire season to prove that yes he deserves the price that he has been paid. If he gets going that he will run through the opposition bowling and batting lineup.
The bowling responsibility will be o the shoulder of Ashok Dinda, Ishwar Pandey, Stokes. The bowling attack will be led by Indian offspinner Ashwin. Now let’s see the complete Rising Pune Supergiant schedule, fixtures with dates, time and venues of RPS matches in Vivo IPL 10.
Rising Pune Supergiant Schedule IPL 2017
|Team 1||Team 2||Venue||Date||Day||Time|
|Rising Pune Supergiants||Mumbai Indians||Pune||April 6||Thursday||8:00 PM|
|Kings XI Punjab||Rising Pune Supergiants||Indore||April 8||Saturday||4:00 PM|
|Rising Pune Supergiants||Delhi Daredevils||Pune||April 11||Tuesday||8:00 PM|
|Gujarat Lions||Rising Pune Supergiants||Rajkot||April 14||Friday||8:00 PM|
|Royal Challengers Bangalore||Rising Pune Supergiants||Bengaluru||April 16||Sunday||8:00 PM|
|Rising Pune Supergiants||Sunrisers Hyderabad||Pune||April 22||Saturday||4:00 PM|
|Mumbai Indians||Rising Pune Supergiants||Mumbai||April 24||Monday||8:00 PM|
|Rising Pune Supergiants||Kolkata Knight Riders||Pune||April 26||Wednesday||8:00 PM|
|Rising Pune Supergiants||Royal Challengers Bangalore||Pune||April 29||Saturday||4:00 PM|
|Rising Pune Supergiants||Gujarat Lions||Pune||May 01||Monday||8:00 PM|
|Kolkata Knight Riders||Rising Pune Supergiants||Kolkata||May 03||Wednesday||8:00 PM|
|Sunrisers Hyderabad||Rising Pune Supergiants||Hyderabad||May 06||Saturday||4:00 PM|
|Delhi Daredevils||Rising Pune Supergiants||Delhi||May 12||Friday||8:00 PM|
|Rising Pune Supergiants||Kings XI Punjab||Pune||May 14||Sunday||4:00 PM|
Rising Pune Supergiant squad
Steve Smith (C), Mayank Agarwal, Ankit Sharma, Baba Aparajith, Ravichandran Ashwin, Ankush Bains, Rajat Bhatia, Deepak Chahar, Rahul Chahar, Dan Christian, MS Dhoni (W), Ashok Dinda, Faf du Plessis, Lockie Ferguson, Imran Tahir, Jaskaran Singh, Usman Khawaja, Ajinkya Rahane, Saurabh Kumar, Ben Stokes, Milind Tandon, Manoj Tiwary, Adam Zampa, Jaydev Unadkat, Ishwar Pandey, Rahul Tripathi, Shardul Thakur.
Now it’s all on the shoulder on steven smith to lead the side to the trophy this year as he has all the players that are capable of destroying the opposition on any given day.