Rajasthan Royals is one of the professional T20 cricket teams and it was one of the eight original franchises in the Indian Premier League. Team won inaugural edition of IPLT20 in 2008 and the franchise missed two seasons 2016 and 2017 due to spot fixing and betting charges.
Rajasthan Royals play home matches at Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur.
IPL 2019 Auction
Rajasthan Royals retained 16 players from 2018 Indian Premier League squad. Franchise retained Australian cricketer Steve Smith ahead of auction in December though Smith has been facing 12-month ban that is ending in March 2019. Royals released four cricketers Jaydev Unadkat, Anureet Singh, Ankit Sharma and Jatin Saxena from their previous roster.
Rajasthan Royals 2019 Squad
Steve Smith is expected to lead Rajasthan Royals in the 12th edition of Indian Premier League. Smith, Rahane, Tripathi, Samson and Buttler are the key top order batsmen for RR in the competition. English all-rounder Ben Stokes will be handy with bat and ball for Rajasthan.
RR purchased fast bowlers Jaydev Unadkat, Oshane Thomas and Varun Aaron for this year’s IPL season.
|5.||Ish Sodhi||New Zealand||Bowler|
|9.||Jofra Archer||West Indies||All-Rounder|
|11.||Prashant Chopra||India||Wicket Keeper|
|12.||Aryaman Vikram Birla||India||All-Rounder|
|19.||Oshane Thomas||West Indies||Bowler|
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