RPS Pune IPL Team 2016

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

Player Country 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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