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Albie Morkel and Saurabh Tiwary have switched to Rising Pune Supergiants from this edition of the IPL

New franchise Rising Pune Supergiants have roped in services of Delhi Daredevil's batsmen Saurabh Tiwary and all-rounder Albie Morkel for this year's edition of the IPL. The IPL kickstarts on the 9th of April and will culminate until the 29th of May.

Rising Pune Supergiants CEO, Raghu Iyer said in a statement on Thursday: "We are pleased to have Saurabh Tiwary and Albie Morkel for the upcoming season. They both are proven performers in the Indian Premier League and will strengthen our team."



The Rising Pune Supergiants have added more firepower to their batting line up by acquiring the services of all-rounder Albie Morkel and specialist batsman Saurabh Tiwary. Both players who represented the Delhi Daredevils in the previous edition, will now play for the Pune franchise.

The IPL chairman, Rajeev Shukla, said.

The Supergiants had a gala time at the auction as they got themselves some good recruits. Big hitters in Kevin Pietersen and Australian all-rounder Mitch Marsh have further bolstered their side in addition to the Draft earlier which included players like Dhoni, Ashwin and Rahane.

Delhi Daredevils CEO, Hemant Dua said "Both Saurabh and Albie have served the Daredevils very well and we would like to thank and wish them the very best for the coming season."

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