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Rising Pune Supergiant rope in KXIP's Shardul Thakur

Source: PTI
March 06, 2017 13:58 IST
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Shardul Thakur

IMAGE:  Shardul Thakur makes an appeal. Photograph: PTI.

Rising Pune Supergiant (RPS) have acquired the services of Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) pacer Shardul Thakur for the 10th edition of the Indian Premier League to be held across the country from April 5 to May 21.
The fast bowler was bought by KXIP in the 2014 IPL players auction.

This is the second trade done by RPS after having secured Delhi Darevdevils' batsman Mayank Agarwal.

This will be second edition of IPL for the Pune-based team. Earlier, the franchise had named Steven Smith as their captain in place of Mahendra Singh Dhoni besides also buying England's Ben Stokes for a whopping Rs 14.5 crore in the player's auction last month to strengthen their line-up.

RPS squad: Adam Zampa, Ajinkya Rahane, Ankit Sharma, Ankush Bains, Ashoke Dinda, B Aparajith, Ben Stokes, Daniel Christian, Deepak Chahar, Faf du Plessis, Ishwar Pandey, Jaskaran Singh, Jaydev Unadkat, Lockie Ferguson, Manoj Tiwary, Mayank Agarwal, Milind Tandon, Mitchell Marsh, MS Dhoni, Rahul Ajay Tripathi, Rahul Chahar, Rajat Bhatia, R Ashwin, Saurabh Kumar, Shardul Thakur, Steve Smith, Usman Khawaja.

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