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|