IPL 2017: Rising Pune Supergiants picks Shardul Thakur for the upcoming season

Rising Pune Supergiant have added Shardul Thakur to their squad for the upcoming 10th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL).

The IPL twitter handle shared the news with fans on Monday morning through a tweet: “UPDATE: @RPSupergiants have acquired the services of Kings XI Punjab’s pacer @imShard for VIVO IPL 2017.”

Shardul Thakur IPL 2017

Earlier, Thakur played just one game when he represented Kings XI Punjab in the IPL 2015.

Also, this is RPS’ second trade since the IPL 2017 auctions, after picking Delhi Daredevils’ (DD) batsman Mayank Agarwal in their first move. Thakur is one of the most consistent swing bowlers in India’s current domestic pool of players.

Complete squad of RPS for IPL 2016: Adam Zampa, Ajinkya Rahane, Ankit Sharma, Ankush Bains, Ashoke Dinda, B Aparajith, Ben Stokes, Daniel Christian, Deepak Chahar, Faf du Plessis, Ishwar Pandey, Jaskaran Singh, Jaydev Unadkat, Lockie Ferguson, Manoj Tiwary, Mayank Agarwal, Milind Tandon, Mitchell Marsh, MS Dhoni (wk), Rahul Ajay Tripathi, Rahul Chahar, Rajat Bhatia, R Ashwin, Saurabh Kumar, Shardul Thakur, Steve Smith (c), Usman Khawaja.

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