Ahmedabad Rockets

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Ahmedabad Rockets
Nickname(s): AR
League: Indian Cricket League
Captain: Australia Damien Martyn
Coach: England John Emburey
City: Ahmedabad, Gujarat
Founded: 2008
Dissolved: 2008
Home ground: Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Stadium, Ahmedabad
Capacity: 50, 000
ICL wins: 0

Ahmedabad Rockets was one of the nine teams played in the defunct Indian Cricket League. It was captained by former Australian international batsman Damien Martyn. The team represents Ahmedabad, the largest city in the state of Gujarat. The team debuted on 9 March 2008 in a Twenty20 match against Chandigarh Lions. The Indian Cricket League and its membership teams are now defunct due to lack of public interest, monetary insufficiencies, and corporate mismanagement.[citation needed][1][2]

Former Squad (March 2008 roster)[edit]

This is roster for 2008 season of ICL for Rocketes:[3]


The coach for the Ahmedabad Rockets is John Emburey, former England off spin bowler.

Previous performance[edit]

Tournament Result
2007 Indian Cricket League 20-20 Indian Championship did not exist
2008 Indian Cricket League 50s did not exist
2008 Indian Cricket League Edelweiss 20s Challenge 8th place
2008 Indian Cricket League 20-20 Domestic Tournament 7th place
2008 Indian Cricket League 20-20 Indian Championship, 2008/09 7th place