IPL 2016 Gujarat Lions (GL) Team Squad, Rajkot Players List & Captain – The Rajkot franchise finally announced the team name as Gujarat Lions on Tuesday 2nd January in the presence of the franchisee owner Keshav Bansal with the newly appointed captain for the team Suresh Raina.The Team name was considered after the online poll results Gujarat Lions being one of the two new Franchise playing in the next two editions of the Indian Premier League.
(GL) 2016 Gujarat Lions Team Squad & Captain Name
Rajkot – Gujarat Lions Team Squad – Gujarat Lions, the team representing Rajkot have already selected 5 players from the players draft in December 2015.The team had to pick 5 players each from the suspended team Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals, So the franchisee came up with five best players for the team which consisted of Captain Suresh Raina, New Zealand Batsman Brendon McCullum, West Indies Allrounder Dwayne Bravo, Australia all-rounder James Faulkner and Indian all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja.
Raina, the captain for Gujarat Lions is currently in terrific form with his recent unbeaten knock of 49 in Sydney T20 series against Australia which swept them with 3-0 win.Raina is holding a strong record in IPL, as he has never missed any IPL game since the beginning of the Tournament from 2008 and is the league’s top scoring batsman with 3699 runs at a strike rate of 140 in 132 matches. The former player for Chennai Super Kings is now ready to lead the Rajkot team in the upcoming IPL Season 9.
Rajkot Team – Gujarat Lions (GL) Players List
Gujarat Lions Players list 2016 – Gujarat Lions have picked up five players from Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals. The team has bought Brendon McCullum, James Faulkner, Dwayne Bravo, and Ravindra Jadeja apart from Captain Suresh Raina. The team is mostly filled with all-rounder who are popular and brilliant performers in this game format .Now the team is waiting for the IPL Auctions to pick up the rest of the players for Gujarat Lions which is scheduled on Saturday 6th February 2016
2016 Rajkot – Gujarat Lions Jersey & Logo Images
Gujarat Lions Jersey & logo – Along with the Captain as Suresh Raina for the Rajkot Team, the team on Tuesday unveiled their logo as Gujarat Lions. The GL logo is attractive with yellow colored texture along with the roaring lion in the center and the name of the team Gujarat Lions around it in the top and bottom.
The team has not yet come up with their new jersey, but will soon update the same when the franchise makes an official announcement for the same.