In this year IPL newly elected Rajkot Team named as Gujarat Lions and Indian cricket player Suresh Raina appointed as captain. Gujarat Lions Team Squad Players List Members will be known after the completion of IPL auction 2016 to be held in Bangalore on 6 February, 2016.
Two teams Rajkot & pune replacing Chennai Super Kings, Rajasthan Royals were banned for two years due to their owners involvement in indian premier league -IPL match-fixing, Pune team named as Rising Pune Supergiants Indian captain Mahindra singh Dhoni as captain of the team.
Rajkot team (logo) release, team name announcement event took place yesterday in New Delhi. Since Rajkot city is in Gujarat state, on the basis of Gujarat Lions team was named and Keshav Bansal announced that the teams owner. The 41-year-old former Australian batsman Brad Hodge has been appointed as head coach of the team.
Bansal said, What is the name of the team that put the social poll conducted on the website. On the basis of the vote, more than the Gujarat Lions name did choose. Rajkot team has our own stadium. Were talking to the Gujarat government. Here it is possible to arrive at a cricket academy. For the first time the teams have evolved from this area. I urge everyone to support the team, “he said.
Suresh Raina, who participated in the function while talking, IPL. Cricket is by far the best captain I was with dhoni I am playing with. Chennai Super Kings team and has been for 8 years. It was an emotional moment. I am eager to play for a new team.
It is the first time, I and dhoni played in IPL for different teams, we discussed about during Australian series, it will be a different experience. For example, Ravindra Jadeja, Dhoni’s wicket haul, imagine what it will be like to celebrate. In IPL Matches I along with dhoni are playing in the finals matches. It is very challenging to stop Dhonis unique helicopter shot.
IPL auction will be held in Bangalore on February 6, 2016. I had to sit down with the owner and coach of the team, this time to decide on the selection of players that feel kind while thinking, “he said. In Gujarat, the Lions squad Brendan McCullum, Wayne Bravo, Ravindra Jadeja and James Faulkner are included. IPL 9 Cricket Festival will be played from April 8, 2016 to May 29, 2016.