(Also read: IPL 2017: Steve Smith replaces MS Dhoni as Rising Pune Supergiants captain) Dhoni was removed from the coveted post after the 2016 season debutants Pune Supergiants did not get the "expected results despite having a good team". Steve Smith replaced MS Dhoni as Rising Pune Supergiant captain ahead of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2017. "Played some pretty consistent cricket at the backend of this tournament which is really important heading into the business end," added Smith, who is also the Australian captain. IPL 2017 ; IPL 2018 ; VIVO IPL Schedules 2019; IPL Points Table 2019; VIVO IPL Teams 2019; Vivo IPL Teams 2017. Porbandar-born pacer Unadkat also struck at right times for his team and emerged as a find of the IPL 2017. February 19, 2017 in Australia. With the wrap up of the cash-rich league, thestatesman.com present you a combined eleven from all eight teams, who shone throughout the season 10. The summer cricket extravaganza Indian Premier League (IPL) concluded on Sunday with Rohit Sharma-led Mumbai Indians lifting the trophy for a third time, maximum by any team in the league. Tahir took 18 wickets in 12 matches, while Rashid bagged 17 wickets from 14 matches of the IPL 2017. He claimed 20 wickets in 16 matches with an impressive spell of 3/7 against Kolkata Knight Riders in the second qualifier. He was replaced by Steve Smith for IPL 2017. Speaking in Marathi, Steven Smith requested Rising Pune Supergiant to support their home team. 0 1 minute read. Despite having lost the title by just one run, Smith’s journey in the IPL 2017 was praiseworthy. After captain, Pune change their team name Earlier, the Pune team had a change in leadership as Steve Smith was appointed captain for the tenth edition of the IPL. They started off by removing MS Dhoni as captain and replacing him with Australian Steve Smith -- a decision that raised many eyebrows. IPL 2017: Steve Smith lauded the youngsters for RPS' success this season. Akash Khanna | New Delhi | May 22, 2017 7:19 am https://cricket.yahoo.net/news/steve-smith-arrives-ipl-2019-100310910 May 17, 2017 - 5:40AM AAP IPL 2017: Pune Rising Supergiant vs Mumbai Indians result, Steve Smith clean bowled by Harbhajan Singh. All rights reserved. » Tag » Steve Smith. Experienced Imran Tahir and young-gun Rashid Khan will be an invincible leg-spinners’ pair if put in a team. He took 24 wickets in 12 matches at a notable bowling average of 13.41. Dhawan played three 50-plus knocks and a highest 77-run knock that displayed a sign of improvement ahead of Champions Trophy. Combined XI: David Warner, Gautam Gambhir, Shikhar Dhawan, Steve Smith (C), Suresh Raina, Robin Uthappa (WK), Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jaydev Unadkat, Jasprit Bumrah, Imran Tahir, Rashid Khan,