Rising Pune Supergiants, the name is befitting to the giants present in the team. Likes of MS Dhoni, Steve Smith, AJinkya Rahane, Faf du Plessis are not just giants for this team but also the giants of the game at international level.
All of above names have excelled on the international level and in almost every format.
This team was supposed to be one of the strongest team in the last edition of IPL due to presence stars, but they failed to play as one unit and as a result the team could just win five out of 14 games with one of the wins coming when Dhoni chased down 23 runs in last over against kings XI Punjab, which happens once in a blue moon night.
The team will be hoping for a turnaround in fortune this season. So let us to analyse the strength, weakness, opportunities and threats: