Rajkot team has been officially named “Gujarat Lions”, Suresh Raina will be the captain of the side for the IPL 2016.
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Rajkot’s IPL Draft Picks: Pune had the first pick and they drafted in MS Dhoni while Rajkot spent big on Suresh Raina costing Rs12.5 crore for the first pick and he might well go onto captain the side in 2016 IPL season. Here is the list of 5 players drafted in by Rajkot for the upcoming season.
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Their biggest signings in Auction has been Karun Nair (4 crore), Praveen Kumar (3.5 crores) while Dale Steyn and Dwayne Smith cost (2.3 crores each).
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Gujarat Lions were to most busy side having signed 17 players so far in Auction day 1. Below is the entire squad for the Rajkot based team.
|1||Suresh Raina||Rs 12.5 crore|
|2||Ravindra Jadeja||Rs 9.5 crores|
|3||Brendon McCullum (New Zealand)||Rs 7.5 crores|
|4||James Faulkner (Australia)||Rs 5.5 crores|
|5||Dwayne Bravo (West Indies)||Rs 4 crores|
|6||Dwayne Smith (New)||Rs 2.3 crores|
|7||Dale Steyn (New)||Rs 2.3 crores|
|8||Aaron Finch (New)||Rs. 1 crore|
|9||Dhawal Kulkarni (New)||Rs 2 crores|
|10||Praveen Kumar (New)||Rs 3.5 crores|
|11||Jos Buttler (New)||Rs. 2.3 crores|
|12||Karun Nair (New)||Rs. 4 crores|
|13||Paras Dogra (New)||Rs. 10 lakh|
|14||Eklavya Dwivedi (New)||Rs. 1 crores|
|15||Pradeep Sangwan (New)||Rs. 20 Lakh|
|16||Pravin Tambe (New)||Rs. 10 Lakh|
|17||Shivil Kaushik (New)||Rs. 10 Lakh|
|18||Sarabjeet Ladda (New)||Rs. 10 Lakh|
|19||Umang Sharma (New)||Rs. 10 Lakh|
|20||Andre Tye (New)||Rs. 50 Lakh|
|21||Shabad Jakati (New)||Rs. 20 Lakh|
|22||Akshdeep Nath (New)||Rs. 10 Lakh|
|23||Jaydev Shah (new)||Rs. 20 Lakh|