Rising Pune Supergiants Team 2017 and Gujarat Lions Team got the chance to play in India’s Biggest Sports event VIVO IPL T20 after CSK and RR were banned from IPL for 3 years. Back in 2016, during the auction, RPS Team brought MS Dhoni and placed him as the captain of the team. As a totally new team and looking at the points table, we can pretty well con conclude that Rising Pune Supergiants was a quite good team but need a hell lot of improvement along with better management and also team selection.
Rising Pune Supergiants Team for VIVO IPL 2016
Rising Pune Supergiants Team for 2016 was quite good as said earlier but not the best one to snatch the trophy from Sunrisers Hyderabad Team. Hope this time they would point out their mistakes and won’t repeat them in VIVO IPL 2017.
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Players Retained by Rising Pune Supergiants Team For VIVO IPL 2017
Pune IPL Team hadone really great job by retaining key players that would surely pay off. IPL Pune Team had retained a total of 16 players which included six overseas players. Retaining a hoping of 16 players is not an easy decision as RPS Owner would going to the IPL Auction 2017 with the very little budget in his pocket. So, let’s have a look at the players retained by IPL Pune Team 2017 for VIVO IPL 2017.
- MS Dhoni
- A Rahane
- R Ashwin
- Steven Smith
- Faf Du Plessis
- M Marsh
- Ashok Dinda
- Ankush Bains
- Rajat Bhatia
- Ankit Sharma
- Ishwar Pandey
- Adam Zampa
- Jaskaran Singh
- Baba Aparajith
- Deepak Chahar
- Usman Khawaja
So, this was the list of sixteen players including six overseas players retained by Rising Pune Supergiants Team 2017.
Players Released By Rising Pune Supergiants Team For VIVO IPL 2017
If looked carefully at the players released by IPL team of RPS then that would leave us shocking. Players like K Pietersen, Bailey and lot more big names including Ishant Sharma, Irfan Pathan have been released. RPS Team 2017 have released a total of eleven players which included 6 overseas players. So, let us have a look at the RPS Players those are out of RPS Team 2017 if not brought back in the auction which is going to be held on Feb 2017.
- K Pietersen
- G Bailey
- Ishant Sharma
- Irfan Pathan
- T Perera
- PR Singh
- Scott Boland
- M Ashwin
- P Handscomb
- S Tiwary
- A Morkel
So, this was the shocking list of players released by Rising Pune Supergiants Team 2017 for VIVO IPL 2017.
Rising Pune Supergiants Team 2017: Final Squad
For now, we cannot say the final squad of any team including RPS Team. So before that, we ca n’t tell. But once the final team is officially announced we would update this article with the latest RPS Squad 2017. So till then, you can bookmark this page.
Rising Pune Supergiants got the essential chance to pick a player, and they went for Indian ODI and T20I boss MS Dhoni. After Dhoni, Pune needed to get the world’s main Test all-rounder in Ravichandran Ashwin, and from that point forward, they settled on the batsmen in Steven Smith, Faf du Plessis and Ajinkya Rahane to finish off a top-overpowering batting line-up.
So, this was all about the Rising Pune Supergiants Team 2017. Hope you liked the article and enjoyed it. If yes, please do share it and comment below if you have any queries or feedback. Thank You!