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Rajasthan Royals 2021

Sanju Samson has been appointed as the new captain in the 14th edition of IPL 2021. Despite having a powerful team squad and prominent players like Jos Butler, Ben Stokes; RR has disappointed the cricket fans with their past performances.

Did you know? Rajasthan Royals won the IPL 2008 title; the first IPL team to win the trophy in the debut year.

Rajasthan Royals has spent the most in the IPL2021 auction yet failed to bag the IPL trophy after 2008. Chris Morris was the highest bought players by RR for INR 16.25/- crores. 

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A Quick Overview of Rajasthan Royals

Talking about their IPL 2021 performance; Chris Morris couldn’t do any better for the team for the 7 matches played till now. RR is currently ranking at 5th position in the points table with 7 points. 

Let’s see how’ll they perform in the 2nd phase of the IPL absence of Ben Stokes, Jos Butler and Jofra archer.

  • Full name: Rajasthan Royals; RR
  • Founded: 2008
  • Owner: Shah Rukh Khan, Juhi Chawla, Jay Mehta, Red Chillies Entertainment.
  • Head Coach: Andrew Mcdonald
  • Home Ground: Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur & Sardar Patel Stadium, Ahmedabad.
  • Official Website: https://www.rajasthanroyals.com/
  • Strengths: Best overseas players
  • Weaknesses: No prominent finger Spinners 
  • Top Rivals: Mumbai Indians, Sunrisers Hyderabad & Chennai Super Kings

Rajasthan RoyalsTeam Squad 2021

Sanju Samson
Sanju Samson
Captain/Keeper

Age: 26 years 99 days
Playing role: Wicketkeeper batter
Batting: Right-hand bat

Akash Singh
Akash Singh

Age: 25 years 60 days
Playing role: Middle-order batter
Batting: Right-hand bat

Jos Buttler
Jos Buttler
Overseas Player

Age: 30 years 163 days
Playing role: Wicketkeeper batter
Batting: Right-hand bat

KC Cariappa
KC Cariappa

Age: 26 years 311 days
Playing role: Bowler
Batting: Right-hand bat
Bowling: Legbreak

Gerald Coetzee
Gerald Coetzee
Overseas Player

Age: 20 years 139 days
Playing role: Bowler
Batting: Right-hand bat
Bowling: Right-arm fast

Shivam Dube
Shivam Dube

Age: 27 years 237 days
Playing role: Allrounder
Batting: Left-hand bat
Bowling: Right-arm medium

Shreyas Gopal
Shreyas Gopal

Age: 27 years 167 days
Playing role: Allrounder
Batting: Right-hand bat
Bowling: Legbreak

Yashasvi Jaiswal
Yashasvi Jaiswal

Age: 19 years 52 days
Playing role: Opening batter
Batting: Left-hand bat
Bowling: Legbreak

Kartik Tyagi
Kartik Tyagi

Age: 20 years 102 days
Playing role: Bowler
Batting: Right-hand bat
Bowling: Right-arm medium-fast

Mahipal Lomror
Mahipal Lomror

Age: 21 years 94 days
Playing role: Allrounder
Batting: Left-hand bat
Bowling: Slow left-arm orthodox

Mayank Markande
Mayank Markande

Age: 23 years 99 days
Playing role: Bowler
Batting: Right-hand bat
Bowling: Legbreak

David Miller
David Miller
Overseas Player

Age: 31 years 253 days
Playing role: Middle-order batter
Batting: Left-hand bat
Bowling: Right-arm offbreak

Chris Morris
Chris Morris
Overseas Player

Age: 33 years 294 days
Playing role: Bowling allrounder
Batting: Right-hand bat
Bowling: Right-arm fast-medium

Mustafizur Rahman
Mustafizur Rahman
Overseas Player

Age: 25 years 165 days
Playing role: Bowler
Batting: Left-hand bat
Bowling: Left-arm fast-medium

Riyan Parag
Riyan Parag

Age: 19 years 100 days
Playing role: Top-order batter
Batting: Right-hand bat
Bowling: Legbreak

Chetan Sakariya
Chetan Sakariya

Age: 22 years 356 days
Playing role: Bowler
Batting: Left-hand bat
Bowling: Left-arm medium-fast

Rahul Tewatia
Rahul Tewatia

Age: 27 years 274 days
Playing role: Bowler
Batting: Left-hand bat
Bowling: Legbreak

Jaydev Unadkat
Jaydev Unadkat

Age: 29 years 123 days
Playing role: Bowler
Batting: Right-hand bat
Bowling: Left-arm medium

Manan Vohra
Manan Vohra

Age: 27 years 215 days
Playing role: Opening batter
Batting: Right-hand bat
Bowling: Right-arm medium

Jofra Archer
Jofra Archer
Withdrawn Player

Age: 25 years 323 days
Playing role: Bowler
Batting: Right-hand bat
Bowling: Right-arm fast

Liam Livingstone
Liam Livingstone
Withdrawn Player

Age: 27 years 198 days
Playing role: Batting allrounder
Batting: Right-hand bat
Bowling: Right-arm offbreak

Ben Stokes
Ben Stokes
Withdrawn Player

Age: 29 years 259 days
Playing role: Allrounder
Batting: Left-hand bat
Bowling: Right-arm fast-medium

Andrew Tye
Andrew Tye
Withdrawn Player

Age: 34 years 68 days
Playing role: Bowler
Batting: Right-hand bat
Bowling: Right-arm medium-fast

Kumar Sangakkara
Kumar Sangakkara
Coach

Age: 43 years 114 days
Playing role: Wicketkeeper batter
Batting: Left-hand bat
Bowling: Right-arm offbreak

IPL History of Rajasthan Royals(2008-present)

  • 2008: Shane Warne was appointed as the captain and RR won the debut IPL2008 title.
  • 2009:  RR finished 6th on the points table.
  • 2010:  Another misery; they finished 7th in the finals. Yusuf Pathan set a record of hitting hundred off 37 balls.
  • 2011: Shane Watson & Shane Warne rejoined the team. RR finished 6th on the points table.
  • 2012: They finished 7th and could only won 7 matches in the whole IPL tournament.
  • 2013: BCCI suspended three crickets Sreesanth, Ankit Chavan, and Ajeet Chandala on account of alleged charges of match fixing in tournament. RR won the eliminator but lost 2nd round of qualifiers.
  • 2014: Shane Watson became the new captain. They finished 5th.
  • 2015: RR finished fourth and failed to reach play-offs.
  • 2016: RR was banned on match fixing scandal.
  • 2017: RR was banned on match fixing scandal.
  • 2018: Ajinkya Rahane was appointed the new captain. RR made a comeback after 2 years.
  • 2019: Steve Smith returned after ban removal. RR finished on 7th position.
  • 2020: RR ranked at last positon on points table.
  • 2021: Shivam Dube, Chris Morris, Mustafizur Rahman, Chetan Sakariya, KC Cariappa, Liam Livingstone, Kuldip Yadav and Akash Singh were the new additions to team. Chrish Morris was the highest bought of IPL auction 2021.

Who is the owner of Rajasthan Royals?

Rajasthan Royals has a total of 6 owners. Emerging Media was the Original owner of Rajasthan Royals. At present Amisha Hathiramani from tresco international Ltd., Manoj Badale from Emerging Media,  Lachlan Murdoch of Blue water Estate Ltd,  Shilpa Shetty and Raj Kundra from Kuki investments and Shane Warne are the current owners of Rajasthan Royals.

Royal Challengers Captain 2021: Sanju Samson

Undoubtedly Sanju Samson has shown his amazing hitting abilities. This wicket keeper right handed batsman joined hands with RR in 2013. He is known as one of the best buys for RR. Sanju samson holds the record of sublime century in 2019 and 2020.

Matches played 114
Highest Score 119
Total score 2861
wickets 1
Strike rate 134.8

Royal Challengers Coach List

Head Coach No
Batting Coach Amol Muzumdar
Bowling Coach Sairaj Bahutule
Fielding Coach Dishant Yagnik 
  • Earlier, Andrew Mcdonald; the former Australian all-rounder was mentoring the team as head coach till IPL 2020. RR parted their ways after they ranked last in IPL 2020. At present Shane Warne is mentoring the team.
  • Muzumdar has a great experience in cricket coaching. He has mentored South africa,  Netherlands, India U-19s, India U-23s and andhra pradesh in domestic cricket.
  • Sairaj Bahutule joined the team in 2012; he is a former Indian cricketer from Mumbai.
  • Dishant Yagnik; the fielding coach has also played domestic cricket for rajasthan and Indian cricket league for delhi giants. He joined the RR in 2011 and has played 25 matches IPL for RR.

Royal Challengers Team Stats 2021

  • Most Runs: Ajinkya Rahane (3098 runs)
  • Most Wickets: Siddharth Trivedi (65 wickets)
  • Most Centuries: Ajinkya Rahane, Shane Watson
  • Most 4 Wickets: Pravin Tambe, Kevon Cooper
  • Most Fifties: Ajinkya Rahane (21)
  • Most Sixes: Shane Watson  (114)
  • Highest Score: Ben Stokes  (107)

Market Value of Rajasthan Royals 2021

This jaipur based franchise positions at 7th or 8th position of points table. In 2019; the brand value of RR was 271 crores. As the IPL brand value suffered a major dip amid Covid-19 situations in the whole world. RR’s brand value has been decreased from 271 to 249 in 2020 with a %age dip of -8.7%.

FAQS

Which is the best batsman in Rajasthan Royals 2021?

Ajinkya Rahane with about 3100 runs is the highest scorer in RR. Shane Watson and Ajinkya Rahane also holds the record for most centuries. Ben Stoke is another best players from RR with highest 107 score.

Which is the best bowler in Rajasthan Royals 2021?

Jofra Archer, Siddharth trivedi with 65 wickets is among the best bowlers of rajasthan royals. Aaron Finch and Sohail Tanvir are the other star performers from RR.

Who is the captain of Rajasthan Royals 2021?

Sanju Samson is the new captain of RR for IPL 2021. Steve Smith was switched from captain position after the disappointing performance in Rajsthan royals.

Which players did Rajasthan Royals retain in IPL auction 2021?

Sanju Samson, Ben Stokes, David Miller, Andrew Tye, Jofra Archer, Shreyas Gopal, Robin Uthappa, Jaydev Unadkat, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Anuj Rawat, Jos Buttler, Mahipal Lomror, Manan Vohra, Kartik Tyagi, Mayank Markande, Rahul Tewatia, Riyan Parag were all the retained players.

Which players did Rajsthan Royals buy in IPL auction 2021?

Chris Morris, Shivam Dube, Mustafizur Rahman, Kuldip Yadav, Akash Singh, Chetan Sakariya, KC Cariappa and Liam Livingstone were the new additions in IPL 2021.

How many times did Rajasthan Royals won the IPL title?

RR have won the IPL title just for once in 2008. Since then RR performance has always been disappointing for the cricket fans.

Rajasthan Royals’ IPL performance 2021

Rajasthan royals had won 3 out of 7 total matches in the 1st leg of IPL 2021 played in India. Might some luck work for RR this 14th IPL season. As BCCI has announced IPL will resume from 18th-20th september and finals will be played on 10th october 2021.

Total Matches played 7
Matches won 3
Matches Lost 4
Total Points 7
NRR -0.141

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