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The Rising Pune Supergiants / are a cricket team based in Pune, Maharashtra, India that plays in the Indian Premier League starting 2016. The team along with Gujarat Lions will feature as two-season replacements for Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals, who are suspended for two seasons due to the involvement in illegal betting by their respective owners. The franchise is owned by Sanjiv Goenka-led New Rising. The team name was announced on 18 January 2016 by Goenka in Kolkata and Raghu Iyer was appointed CEO.

Rising Pune Supergiants
रायझिंग पुणे सुपरजायंट्स
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Captain: Mahendra Singh Dhoni
Coach: Stephen Fleming
City: Pune, Maharashtra, India
Colours: RPS
Owner: Sanjiv Goenka
Founded: 2015 (2015)
Home ground: Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Pune
Secondary home ground(s) Dr. Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium, Visakhapatnam
Official website: risingpunesupergiants.in
Rising Pune Supergiants in 2016

The Rising Pune Supergiants (RPS)/(RPSG) are a cricket team based in Pune, Maharashtra, India that plays in the Indian Premier League starting 2016. The team along with Gujarat Lions will feature as two-season replacements for Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals, who are suspended for two seasons due to the involvement in illegal betting by their respective owners. The franchise is owned by Sanjiv Goenka-led New Rising. The team name was announced on 18 January 2016 by Goenka in Kolkata and Raghu Iyer was appointed CEO.