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 2017: Steve Smith Rushes to MS Dhoni For Advice Before Tense Final Over vs MI 2017 is the first IPL season that MS Dhoni finds himself not leading a team… Owner Royal Multisport Pvt. (Also read: IPL 2017: Steve Smith replaces MS Dhoni as Rising Pune Supergiants captain) Dhoni was removed from the coveted post after the 2016 season debutants Pune Supergiants did not get the "expected results despite having a good team". 2017 Cricinfo IPL XI David Warner Gautam Gambhir Robin Uthappa Steve Smith (C) Rishabh Pant (WK) Ben Stokes Krunal Pandya Bhuvneshwar Kumar Rashid Khan Jasprit Bumrah Jaydev Unadkat 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. PHOTOS: MI vs RPS, IPL 2017, Final at Hyderabad CricketCountry StaffMay 22, 2017 12:51 AM IST. Akash Khanna | New Delhi | May 22, 2017 7:19 am. 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. Mumbai Indians had won IPL 2017 in a final-ball thriller. 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. IPL 2017: Had told Rising Pune Supergiants owners to do what they had to to get Ben Stokes, says Steve Smith Rising Pune Supergiants captain Steven Smith was all praise for all-rounder Ben Stokes, saying that he earned his cash with the performance on Monday. Tahir took 18 wickets in 12 matches, while Rashid bagged 17 wickets from 14 matches of the IPL 2017. Rising Pune Supergiant. 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. IPL 2017: Changes continue! Facebook; Twitter; Instagram; Youtube; Overview; Schedule; Results; Squad; News; Archive; ... M40: RR vs SRH – Steve Smith Wicket. With 388 runs in 13 games, Tripathi was the second highest run-getter -- only behind captain Smith. Dhawan, who smashed 479 runs in 14 matches for SRH, will be a great bet at No. WATCH | IPL 2017: How Steve Smith saved the day for RPS after MS Dhoni nearly botched up a simple finish Rising Pune Supergiant defeated Mumbai Indians in a pulsating finish on Thursday. That can play into your favour sometimes. The Rising Pune Supergiant (RPS) was a franchise cricket team based in Pune, Maharashtra, India, which played in the Indian Premier League (IPL) in 2016 and 2017. They won their first game but a string of losses pointed at the fact that maybe not much had changed from last season. IPL 2017: Pune Rising Supergiant vs Mumbai Indians result, Steve Smith clean bowled by Harbhajan Singh. Former India captain MS Dhoni had led RPS in the first season. February 19, 2017 February 19, 2017 in India. Steve Smith (RR) The Australian run scoring machine is skippering Rajasthan Royals in Season 13 of the IPL. 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 . After captain, Pune change their team name Earlier, the Pune team had a change in leadership as Steve Smith was appointed captain for the tenth edition of the IPL. Steve Smith replaced MS Dhoni as Rising Pune Supergiant captain ahead of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2017. He has played totally 11 IPL matches against the Mumbai Indians, in which he has scored 412 runs including 4 half-centuries with 4 times man of the match awards. Neha Ravindra FOLLOW. He took 24 wickets in 12 matches at a notable bowling average of 13.41. Copyright © 2020 The Statesman Limited. His best IPL season is IPL 2017, in this season he has played 15 IPL T20 matches. They finished at seventh place in the IPL points table. The 17-year-old Sundar made up for the absence of Stokes, who returned to England for national duty after playing a key role in the team's entry into the play-offs. The last time he led an IPL team for a complete season - Rising Pune Supergiant - they played the final of the tournament during the 2017 edition. Rajasthan Royals open their campaign against Kings XI Punjab on March 25 in the upcoming 12th edition of the IPL | NewsBytes Last year this team stand on the seventh position under the captaincy of M.S. Rising Pune Supergiants have removed Mahendra Singh Dhoni as its captain and Steve Smith will be leading the team in the 10th edition of the Indian Premier League. Rising Pune Supergiant(RPS), Steve Smith ... Read More. Akash Khanna | New Delhi | May 22, 2017 7:19 am IPL 2017: Steve Smith’s unbeaten knock guides Rising Pune Supergiants to victory over Mumbai Indians Rising Pune Supergiant’s Skipper Steve Smith On Thursday Guided His Team To A Seven-wicket Victory Over Mumbai Indians In Their Opening IPL Match At Pune. Captain: Steven Smith Smith loves playing against India. IPL 2017: Steve Smith not too concerned about Dhoni's form. 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,