The Gujarat Lions was a cricket team in the Indian Premier League based in Rajkot, Gujarat, India. They were established in 2015 but were later dissolved in 2017.

History and Team Profile

The Gujarat Lions were founded in 2015 and they were owned by Keshav Bansal of Intex Technologies. They called the Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Rajkot their home with their secondary home grounds being the Green Park Stadium in Kanpur.

Country India India
City Rajkot
Founded 2015
Ground Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Rajkot
Captain Suresh Raina
Coach Brad Hodge

The team wore red and blue kits and their team logo featured a lion.

Suresh Raina captained the team while Brad Hodge coached.

While they were active, they played in the Indian Premiere League where they competed alongside the Rising Pune Supergiant. They were essentially replacements for the Chennai Super Kings and the Rajasthan Royals.


The Gujarat Lions were dissolved in 2017 after they did not qualify for the playoffs having only won 4 of the fourteen matches they were in.