Rising Pune Supergiants (RPS) is a Pune based team plays in the Indian Premier League. RPS is one of the replacement teams for Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals who are suspended. The team is owned by Sanjiv Goenka-led New Rising. Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium will be the home ground for Rising Pune Supergiant. India most successful captain, MS Dhoni will lead the team in IPL 2017.
RPS last year finished at 7th spot in the table despite good players like Kevin Pietersen, Steven Smith, Faf Du Plessis, Ajinkya Rahane and R Ashwin. The teams have released the most number of players including Kevin Pietersen, Ishant Sharma, Irfan Pathan, Thisara Perera, Rudra Pratap Singh, Scott Boland, M. Ashwin, Peter Handscomb, Saurabh Tiwary, Albie Morkel and George Bailey. Rising Pune Supergiants 2017 team squad will be updated after the auction on 4 February 2017.
The players added by Rising Pune Supergiants for the IPL 2017 are Ben Stokes, Jaydev Unadkat, Rahul Chahar, Saurabh Kumar, Dan Christian, Milind Tandon, R Tripathi, Manoj Tiwary and Lockie Ferguson.
Rising Pune Supergiants 2017 Team Squad
MS Dhoni, Ajinkya Rahane, R Ashwin, Ashok Dinda, Ankush Bains, Baba Aparajith, Rajat Bhatia, Ankit Sharma, Ishwar Pandey, Jaskaran Singh, Deepak Chahar, Mayank Agarwal. Steve Smith, Faf du Plessis, Mitchell Marsh, Adam Zampa, Usman Khawaja, Ben Stokes, Jaydev Unadkat, Rahul Chahar, Saurabh Kumar, Dan Christian, Milind, Tandon, Rahul Tripathi, Manoj Tiwary and Lockie Ferguson.
Rising Pune Supergiants Team Squad: Pune and Rajkot were given the opportunity to draft in 5 players from the Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals squads where 50 players were released from both squads and put into the draft. Team Pune picked Mahinder Singh Dhoni as their first pick at the price of Rs. 12.5 crores. Pune also picked Ajinkya Rahane, Ravichandran Ashwin, Steve Smith and du Plessis.
Rising Pune Supergiants Logo
The IPL Pune team logo contains a golden cricket ball and sides are surrounded by a pair of wings on the two sides. The name of the side is also mentioned on the top as well as the bottom of the logo.
Rising Pune Supergiants Jersey
The Rising Pune Supergiants jersey has many colours.