IPL 10: More changes in Pune franchise, first captain then name
Pune : Few days left the 10th edition of cash-rich Indian Premier League (IPL) and teams are getting their things checked for a good season. The Pune franchise is not leaving any stone unturned to make the edition fruitful.
Earlier, came out with a major decision of removing MS Dhoni as captain and giving the charge to Australia's captain Steve Smith and now, they have changed their name. The Pune is hoping to change their fortunes with a new name 'Rising Pune Supergiant' which was earlier 'Rising Pune Supergiants’.
In the previous edition, Pune just managed to win five games and lost nine matches to finish at number seven spot.
In 2016, they lost the services of Mitchell Marsh, Kevin Pietersen, and Faf du Plessis during the crucial stage of the tournament as they were ruled out due to injuries.