New Delhi: Mahendra Singh Dhoni has been sacked as the captain of Rising Pune Supergiants for the upcoming season of the Indian Premier League.
Australia captain Steve Smith has been appointed as the new captain by the franchise.
Rising Pune Supergiants had a disappointing start to their IPL journey in 2016. The team managed to win only 5 games, finishing 7th in the points table, only above Kings XI Punjab
MS Dhoni had a successful stint as the captain of Chennai Super Kings as he led them to two IPL titles and finishing runners up on four occasions