About Rising Pune Supergiants
The Rising Pune Supergiants (abbreviated as RPS) is a franchise cricket team in IPL 2016 owned by Sanjiv Goenka. Pune IPL team RPS is based in the city of Pune, Maharashtra that and is second Team from State, the other team is Mumbai Indians owned by Reliance industries. This team along with Gujarat Lions will serve in 2016 and 2017 seasons as replacements for Rajasthan Royals and Chennai Super Kings, who are suspended for two seasons.
The Rising Pune Supergiants name was announced on 18 January 2016 by owner Sanjiv Goenka at Kolkata. Sanjiv Goenka group appointed Raghu Iyer as CEO of Rising Pune Supergiants , who was former head of Rajasthan Royals cricket team.
RPS Home Ground
Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Pune is the home ground of Rising Pune Supergiants but due to drought in Maharashtra state there have been controversies holding 2016 IPL games in state.
Team Sponsors and Kit Manufacturers
In their opening IPL season, RPS signed multiple contracts with companies. The Kent RO Systems is principal sponsor and Gulf Oil, Spykar, Finolex Pipes, Gemini Oil, LYF Smartphones, Marriott International and DBS Bank are their associated sponsors for current season. They also signed tournament partners such as Kingfishers, OLA, New India Assurance, Deakin University, The Fan Garage and Gourmet Renaissance. SEVEN by MS Dhoni is signed as merchandise partners.
The Rising Pune Supergiants Team Squad and their Salary
|MS Dhoni||India||12.5 crores|
|Ajinkya Rahane||India||9.5 crores|
|Ravichandran Ashwin||India||7.5 crores|
|Steven Smith||Australia||5.5 crores|
|Faf du Plessis||South Africa||4 crores|
|Kevin Pietersen||England||3.5 crores|
|Albie Morkel||South Africa||Traded|
|Ishant Sharma||India||3.8 crores|
|Irfan Pathan||India||1 crore|
|Mitchell Marsh||Australia||4.8 crores|
|RP Singh||India||30 lakh|
|Ishan Kishan||India||35 Lakhs|
|Ankit Sharma||India||10 Lakhs|
|Ishwar Pandey||India||20 Lakhs|
|Peter Handscomb||Australia||30 Lakhs|
|M Ashwin||India||4.8 crores|
|Thisara Parera||Sri Lanka||1 Crore|
|Baba Aparajith||India||10 Lakh|
|Ashok Dinda||India||50 Lakh|
|Jaskaran Singh||India||10 Lakh|
|Adam Zampa||Australia||30 Lakh|
|Scott Boland||Australia||50 Lakh|
|Deepak Chahar||India||10 Lakh|
|Ankush Bains||India||10 Lakh|
Administration and support staff
- Owner: Sanjiv Goenka
- Head Coach: Stephen Fleming
- Captain: MS Dhoni
- Bowling Coach: Eric Simons
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