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Gujarat Lions is the second new team after Pune to play IPL 9 in 2016. Here is the full list of Rajkot team players. The Gujarat Lions is a cricket franchise based in the city of Rajkot, Gujarat that will play in the Indian Premier League from 2016 for only two seasons. The team was won by Intex Technologies during bidding for a reported 10 crore. The team will serve 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.
Gujarat Lions team players list
Rajkot picks five players in IPL 9 drafting. Here is the list of players. During the 2016 IPL players draft, Rajkot franchise picked Indian cricketers Suresh Raina and Ravindra Jadeja, along with Brendon McCullum, James Faulkner and Dwayne Bravo. In an event held in New Delhi, the Rajkot based team was named as Gujarat Lions and Suresh Raina was announced as their captain
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