MS Dhoni was Removed as Captain of Rising Pune Supergiants Team and The 35-year-old Australia captain and world no. 1 Test batsman Steve Smith is the New Captain of Rising Pune Supergiants Team. Speaking to Press Rising Pune Supergiants Team owner Sanjiv Goenka said that Smith would be leading the team in the upcoming IPL 2017 edition. Steve Smith will lead the side this season.
Steve Smith, who is a highly experienced international captain, will take the mantle from the wicket-keeper in the upcoming season.Sources says that Dhoni has been informed of the decision by the franchise. The former India skipper has reportedly said that he will give his full co-operation to Smith in the 2017 IPL