Rising Pune IPL 2016 Squad Team Players List – MS Dhoni as Captain

Rising Pune IPL 2016 Squad Team Players List – MS Dhoni as Captain Rising Pune Supergiants: Pune IPL 2016 team is made from Chenna Super Kings players. CSK is suspended for 2 years and Pune is taking Chennai place for two years. Today Pune has announced their name of Indian Premier League which they use in IPL seasons 2016 and 2017. Rising Pune Supergiants (RPS) is the new name of PUNE team. With the new name, Pune has also announced MS Dhoni as their captain and Steven Fleming who was coaching Chennai will now coach Pune. Raghu Iyer is the CEO of Pune IPL Franchise.

Pune IPL 2016 Squad Team Players List

An ecstatic Goenka said, “Apart from these aspects, we have also appointed Raghu Iyer as our CEO, he is already an integral part of the Sanjiv Goenka group as he is the CEO our sports extension, sports vertical.” Pune Team has also launched their logo.

1MS DhoniRs 12.5 crore
2Ajinkya RahaneRs 9.5 crores
3Ravichandran AshwinRs 7.5 crores
4Steven Smith  (Australia)Rs 5.5 crores
5Faf du Plessis (South Africa)Rs 4 crores
6Kevin Pietersen (new)
Rs. 3.5 crores
7Ishant Sharma (New)
Rs. 3.8 crores
8Irfan Pathan (New)
Rs. 1 crore
9Mitchell Marsh (New)
Rs 4.8 crores
10RP Singh (New)
Rs. 30 lakh
11Ishan Kishan (New)35 Lakhs
12Ankit Sharma (New)10 Lakh
13Ishwar Pandey (New)Rs. 20 Lakhs
14M Ashwin (New)
Rs 4.5 Crores
15Peter Handscomb (new)Rs 30 Lakhs
16Thisara Parera (new)Rs 1 Crore
17Baba Aparajith (new)Rs. 10 Lakh
18Ashok Dinda (new)
Rs. 50 Lakh
19Jaskaran Singh (new)
Rs. 10 Lakh
20Adam Zampa (new)Rs. 30 Lakh
21Scott Boland (new)Rs. 50 Lakh
22Deepak Chahar (new)Rs. 10 Lakh
23Ankush Bains (new)Rs. 10 Lakh

This is the first time when Dhoni will play for another team than CSK in 9 years of IPL. IPL Auction 2016 will be on 6th Feb and it will be interesting to see which players joins Dhoni and Co.

“We hope there will be complete harmony in the team,” Goenka added. “The likes of MS, Steve Smith and Faf du Plessis are seasoned leaders. I don’t think there will be any chance of a friction in the team.”