Gujarat Lions Team 2017: IPL 2017

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Gujarat Lions Team 2017

IPL Gujarat Lions Team Players List given Below:

GL was a franchise cricket team based in the city of Rajkot, Gujarat, that played in the Indian Premier League for 2 years, the 2016 and 2017 season. The team entered the IPL as one of the replacements for Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals, who were both suspended for two seasons due to alleged illegal betting by their respective owners. The franchise is owned by Intex Technologies.

Gujarat Lions had a superb first season in IPL as they finished top of the group stages. Going into the 2017 season they have released 8 players mostly local Indian players while they retain majority of them oversees players and some big Indian names. Mohammad Kaif is appointed Gujarat Lions assistant coach for IPL 2017.

Suresh Raina did his role as the captain, as he was the highest run scorer with 399 runs. Dhawal Kulkarni took 18 wickets in tournament and Dwayne Bravo took 17 wickets. Ravindra Jadeja and Praveen Kumar, who took eight and nine wickets respectively.

It was that only obvious that they would be the team to spend the most on acquiring players. The Lions have focused more on acquiring national talent rather than international talent. They have only acquired 3 international players from a total of 11 players.

If Gujarat Lions have proven one thing, it is the fact that they are capable of delivering on the expectations and playing cohesively as a team. IPL Gujarat Lions Team Players Listed Below:

Gujarat Lion IPL 2017 Teams Player List:

Indian Players Foreign Players
Suresh Raina Brendon McCullum
Ravindra Jadeja Andrew Tye
Dhawal Kulkarni Aaron Finch
Aksh Deep Nath Jason Roy
Praveen Kumar James Faulkner
Jaydev Shah Dwayne Smith
Shabad Jakati
Pradeep Sangwan
Ankit Soni
Nathu Singh
Basil Thampy
TS Baroka
Dinesh Karthik
Manpreet Gony
Pratham Singh
Shubam Agarwal
Shelley Shaurya
Ishan Kishan
Munaf Patel
Irfan Pathan