Rajasthan Royals is a franchise cricket team that competes in the Indian Premier League (IPL), the premier professional Twenty20 cricket league in India. The team is based in Jaipur, Rajasthan, and was one of the founding members of the IPL in 2008. This fierce IPL team from Rajasthan has earned the nickname "The Royals" for a reason - their fearless and innovative brand of cricket that promises to keep you on the edge of your seat.
A Look at Rajasthan Royals Team of IPL 2023
Cricket • 28 Mar, 2023 • 6,249 Views
By: Shivani Chourasia
Led by some of the biggest names in cricket history, including the legendary Shane Warne, Rajasthan Royals made an immediate impact by winning the inaugural IPL season in 2008. But that was just the beginning! Over the years, Rajasthan Royals have continued to perform well in the IPL, reaching the playoffs 4 times.
Let's take a look at the tentative squad of Rajasthan Royals for the 2023 season:
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A lot would be expected from the Indian National Team's Wicketkeeper/Batter Sanju Samson. He has been in sublime form for the ICT. In the 2022 season, he led Rajasthan Royals to the Finals. He joined Rajasthan Royals in the 2013 season. Since then, he has become a mainstay of the Rajasthan Royals team, known for his explosive batting style, sharp fielding, and leadership skills. In 2021, he was appointed as the captain of the team, becoming the youngest player ever to lead an IPL franchise.
The orange cap winner of the 2022 season, Jos Butler, will be leading the line for the Rajasthan Royals. Fans and management alike would be hoping for a similar performance from him. Devdutt Padikkal, Shimron Hetmeyers, the legendary Joe Root, and others will be making up the middle order along with the Captain, Sanju Samson.
Rajasthan Royals boast one of the best bowling units in the Indian Premier League. They're stacked in all departments which makes them so difficult to win against. This bowling unit is equipped to break through any batting lineup. Left-arm pacer Trent Boult will be opening the bowling attack for Rajasthan Royals. In the pace attack, he will be supported by Obed McCoy, Navdeep Saini, and others. In the spin department, they have the purple cap winner from last year, Yuzvendra Chahal. Adam Zampa, Murugan Ashwin, and others will be willing to turn the tracks in favor of Rajasthan Royals.
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The legendary Ravichandran Ashwin will be looking to contribute with the bat as much as he contributes with the ball. Jason Holder's pace bowling along with his power-hitting abilities will greatly help the team.
Overall, Rajasthan Royals has established itself as one of the most exciting and dynamic teams in the IPL, both on and off the field. Their commitment to discovering and nurturing young talent, combined with their innovative approach to the game, has earned them a special place in the hearts of cricket fans around the world.
Here's a list of the tentative squad of Rajasthan Royals for the IPL 2023 season:
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- Sanju Samson (c) - Batsman/Wicket-keeper
- Jos Buttler - Batsman
- Yashasvi Jaiswal - Batsman
- R. Ashwin - All-Rounder
- Trent Boult - Bowler
- Shimron Hetmyer - Batsman
- Devdutt Padikkal - Batsman
- Riyan Parag - All-Rounder
- KC Cariappa - Bowler
- Sandeep Sharma - Bowler
- Yuzvendra Chahal - Bowler
- Navdeep Saini - Bowler
- Obed McCoy - Bowler
- Kuldeep Sen-Bowler
- Dhruv Jurel - Batsman/Wicket-keeper
- Kuldip Yadav - Bowler
- Jason Holder - All-Rounder
- Donovan Ferreira - All-Rounder
- Kunal Rathore - Wicket-keeper
- Adam Zampa - Bowler
- KM Asif - Bowler
- Murugan Ashwin - Bowler
- Akash Vashisht - All-Rounder
- Abdul PA All - Rounder
- Joe Root - Batsman
They were very close to clinching the title during the 2022 season. They ended up as Runners-up even as Jos Butler won the Orange cap (for scoring the most runs) and Yuzvendra Chahal won the Purple cap (for taking the most wickets). Fans would be hoping for a similar level of performance from the Royals.
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