Gujarat Lions Team is the cricket franchise which has its base in Rajkot and represents the state in the Indian Premier League. The current captain of the team is Suresh Raina who is the well known player of the Indian cricket team as well. The team has never been the lifted the IPL trophy because it is just a year old in Indian Premier Leauge. Gujarat Lions Team is a new team after Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Rajasthan Royals (RR) face a termination in the year of 2015 by BCCI due to violation of the agreement terms . However, Both terminated teams will participale in IPL once again in 2018 . The owner of the franchise is Keshav Bansal from Intex Technologies . He also happens to be the chairman of the franchise. Other players of this team are Ravindra Jadeja , Brendon McCullum, James Faulkner, and Dwayne Bravo. An amount of sixty seven million dollars were spent by the group for acquiring the team. This was the cheapest acquisition in the auction.
This year, Gujarat Lions Team team is expecting to deliver their best to bring home the glory again. They are more concentrating on the team squad this so that they can strongly face others in every match. They have already recruited some of the best players from all over the world to achieve the crown. The captaincy of the team was taken care last time by the greatest batsman of Indian cricket history, Suresh Raina though this it might be change.
he Gujarat Lions Team squad IPL 2017 is as follows: Suresh Raina, Aaron Finch, Brendon McCullum , Dwayne Bravo, Ravindra Jadeja, Dwayne Smith, James Faulkner, Dinesh Karthik, Dhawal Kulkarni, Andrew Tye, Dale Steyn, Praveen Kumar,
Brad Hodge is the head coach of the team while Shitanshu Kotak is the assitant coach . Heath Streak is the bowling coach of the . This is the tentative Gujarat Lions team IPL 2017. Further changes in the team are subject to proceedings of the auction that will held prior to the Indian Premiere League.