. Mumbai Indians. Combined XI: Steve Smith to lead IPL 2017 team of the tournament, Large number of vaccinations need to be done in short period of time in mission-mode: NITI Aayog, Farm Acts have been welcomed in states across country: Narendra Singh Tomar, ‘Committed to farmers welfare, will keep addressing their concerns’: PM Modi in Gujarat, India should utilize immense potential in soft power to expand global outreach: VP Venkiah Naidu. It might organise a mega-auction if new team/teams are added for IPL 2021. Steve Smith. IPL 2017: Steve Smith replaces MS Dhoni as Rising Pune Supergiants captain, MS Dhoni removed as Rising Pune Supergiants captain, Steve Smith to replace him. Australian skipper enjoyed a fair outing in India ahead of Champions Trophy. Both the spinners ruled the top wicket-takers’ chart early in the season and managed to keep their dominance intact throughout the season. Get all the IPL action at your fingertips. They then outplayed in-form Mumbai Indians in Qualifier 2 to march into the final. All rights reserved. AUSTRALIAN Test skipper Steve Smith’s Rising Pune Supergiant are through to the IPL final for the first time after beating Mumbai Indians by 20 runs. Will Virat Kohli's absence be a game-changer in the Test series in Australia? Another blissful find of the season was pacers dominating the game, which was highly subjugated by batsmen. He was replaced by Steve Smith for IPL 2017. Experienced Imran Tahir and young-gun Rashid Khan will be an invincible leg-spinners’ pair if put in a team. IPL 2019: Virat Kohli, Jofra Archer, Steve Smith & David Warner among things to look out for By Nikesh Rughani BBC Sport & BBC Asian Network Last updated on 23 March 2019 23 March 2019 . Currently, Steve Smith is the Captain of Rising Pune […] 2017 Season. Rising Pune Supergiant(RPS), Steve Smith ... Read More. Copyright © 2020 The Statesman Limited. (Photo by Randy Brooks – CPL T20/Getty Images) Former Australia skipper Steve Smith is likely to return to action during the upcoming season of Indian Premier League (IPL). DUBAI: Australia cricketer Steve Smith has joined the Rajasthan Royals squad ahead of the team's opening match of this season's Indian Premier League (IPL) and is excited for the tournament. IPL Cricket News “Tough To Beat IPL,” Steve Smith Picks The Best Tournament He Has Played. Ltd; Coach Andrew McDonald; Venue Sawai Mansingh Stadium; Captain Steve Smith; Official Team Site. Besides Bhuvneshwar, Bumrah also stretched his muscles ahead of the mini World Cup with an exemplary bowling in death overs. Australian captain Steve Smith will have an extra responsibility in IPL 2017 after being appointed captain of Rising Pune Supergiants. The board's decision regarding the new team will also have a major impact on the IPL 2021 auction. IPL Team Preview: Steve Smith's Rajasthan Royals Would Like to Click Collectively The Steve Smith-led side will rely heavily on the Butlers and the Archers and the Stokes. Just 8 years make Dhoni old for RPS owner. "Played some pretty consistent cricket at the backend of this tournament which is really important heading into the business end," added Smith, who is also the Australian captain. IPL 2017: Steve Smith Reveals Reason Behind Rising Pune Supergiant's Success. By India.com Staff Steve Smith’s RPS defeated Mumbai in the first qualifier match. Dhawan played three 50-plus knocks and a highest 77-run knock that displayed a sign of improvement ahead of Champions Trophy. They started off by removing MS Dhoni as captain and replacing him with Australian Steve Smith -- a decision that raised many eyebrows. "Those guys are quite young and have not played those high pressure final games. The Rising Pune Supergiant is new IPL team who found in the year 2016 after the ban of CSK with Gujarat Lions. With 388 runs in 13 games, Tripathi was the second highest run-getter -- only behind captain Smith. Facebook; Twitter; Instagram; Youtube; Overview; Schedule; Results; Squad; News; Archive; ... M40: RR vs SRH – Steve Smith Wicket. Here’s another proof that all is well between MS Dhoni and Steven Smith, who replaced the ex-India skipper as team captain at Rising Pune Supergiant for IPL 2017. Sunrisers Hyderabad. IPL 2017, RPS vs MI: Rising Pune Supergiant’s road to final Steve Smith led RPS was the first team in IPL 2017 edition to make a cut in the final after defeating MI in the first qualifier by 20 runs. KOLKATA: Mahendra Singh Dhoni was today removed as captain of IPL franchise Rising Pune Supergiants and replaced by Australian Steve Smith, ending his innings as skipper in both international and franchise cricket. April 25, 2017 7:22am ; Source: AP. Dhoni is 35. But when it came down to the business end of the tournament, Pune reeled off wins and climbed to the second spot in the table. However, the 27-year-old Australian came atop in fighting spirit and led the side to a runner-up finish. Tahir took 18 wickets in 12 matches, while Rashid bagged 17 wickets from 14 matches of the IPL 2017. Steve Smith has led Rajasthan Royals in the past seasons as well. e9.size = "300x250,300x600,160x600"; But it was lanky off-spinner Sundar who made heads turn with his match-winning haul of three wickets against Mumbai Indians in the first qualifier to seal his team's final spot. IPL on the Go. He claimed 20 wickets in 16 matches with an impressive spell of 3/7 against Kolkata Knight Riders in the second qualifier. Combined XI: David Warner, Gautam Gambhir, Shikhar Dhawan, Steve Smith (C), Suresh Raina, Robin Uthappa (WK), Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jaydev Unadkat, Jasprit Bumrah, Imran Tahir, Rashid Khan,

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