Ajinkya Rahane and Ben Stokes during their RPS playing days © Getty images ( file photo)
Ajinkya Rahane and Ben Stokes during their RPS playing days © Getty images ( file photo)

With Chennai Super Kings (CSK) home games being shifted from Cheupak to Pune, a lot of players have a homecoming of sorts in match 17 of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2018. Both CSK and Rajasthan Royals (RR) have players, who played with Rising Pune Supergiant (RPS) from 2015-2017; Ajinkya Rahane being one of them. Ahead of CSK’s clash against RR, Rahane took to their official YouTube channel to share is playing experience from Pune.

Rahane’s fondest memory of Pune from IPL is when he scored 70 runs against Mumbai Indians, in turn helping RPS clinch the match. Rahane also spoke in lengths about how knowledgeable the Pune crowd is. He lauded the people of Pune for supporting the game.

Rahane further opens about his playing experience with Ben Stokes, Rahul Tripathi, Ankit Sharma and Jaydev Unadkat, who played with him at RPS and now with RR.