Rising Pune Supergiants who is shortly known as RPS was the Cricket franchise team which is represented the City of Pune, Maharashtra and playing in the Indian Premier League from the 2016 and played for the two season. This team is one of the Replacement of the Chennai Super kings and Rajasthan Royals teams who are suspended for two season.
This Rising Pune Supergiants team (#dumkanayarang) was announced by the Sanjiv Goenka with the CEO of Raghu Lyer on 18th January 2016. Mahendra Singh Dhoni will the leading the Rising pune supergiants team in this upcoming IPL 2016 and their home ground is Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Pune. Team will be coach by the Former Captain of Kiwis Stephen Fleming. Sanjiv Goenka is the owner of this RPS. Team have picked total of 5 players from the Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals in the Players draft as they picked MS Dhoni, Ajinkya Rahane, Ravichandran Ashwin, Steven Smith and Faf du Plessis. Check out below the complete list of Team Squad of Rising Pune Supergiants for the 2016 Vivo Indian Premier League season 9.
Also See : 2016 Indian Premier League TV Broadcaster
Rising Pune Supergiants Team Squad for IPL 2016- RPS Players List for IPL 9
|MS Dhoni (Captain)||India||Wicket-keeper/Batsman|
|Faf Du Plessis||South Africa||Batsman|
|Thisara Perera||Sri Lanka||All-rounder|
|Albie Morkel||South Africa||All-rounder|
Rising Pune Supergiants Team Logo
Key Players : MS Dhoni, S Smith, R Aswin, K Pietersen, M Marsh
Administration and support staff
- Owner – Sanjiv Goenka (New Rising)
- CEO – Raghu Iyer
- Head coach – Stephen Fleming
- Performance analyst – Prasanna Agoram
- Assistant coach – Hrishikesh Kanitkar
- Bowling coach – Eric Simons
Rising Pune Supergiants team will be playing their first encounter of this tournament against the Mumbai Indians in the First Match of the T20 tournament at Mumbai which will be played on the 9th April from the 8 PM IST.
Rising pune supergiants jersey for IPL 2016
— Pune Supergiants (@RPSupergiants) February 15, 2016