Rajasthan Royals (RR) IPL 2018 Team : Players & Squad
Rajasthan Royals (RR) is a Jaipur based franchisee team which had been playing in IPL since its inception in 2008. Currently the team has been suspended till the end of IPL 2017.
The franchisee is currently owned by Jaipur IPL Cricket Pvt Ltd (Manoj Badale, Ryan Tkalcevic, Lachlan Murdoch, Aditya S Chellaram and Suresh Chellaram).
Earlier Raj Kundra & family held a 11.7 per cent in Rajasthan Royals team but exited the team after involvement in the IPL corruption scandal has been established in February 2015.
In July 2015, India’s Supreme Court suspended Rajasthan Royals and Chennai Super Kings teams for a perios of two years for involvement in corruption and match fixing scandal and hence both the teams could not participate in IPl 2016 and IPL 2017.
The team won the inaugural edition of Indian Premier League in 2008.
Since the inaugural edition, the Royals team is known for unearthing unknown young talent. Where many other teams rely on their big stars to deliver, Royals have always had a balanced side of fresh young talent and hence never relied on one or two individuals.
The team had a huge fan following, but now absence for playing field for two seasons will affect their fan following.
Rajasthan Royals (RR) Team Key Info :
Owner : Jaipur IPL Cricket Pvt Ltd (Manoj Badale, Ryan Tkalcevic, Lachlan Murdoch, Aditya S Chellaram and Suresh Chellaram)
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Franchisee City : Jaipur / Ahmebadad
Home Ground : Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur and Sardar Patel Stadium, Ahmedabad
Official Website : rajasthanroyals.com
Rajasthan Royals (RR) IPL 2018 Team Players & Squad / Roster :
Ahead of the players auction for IPL 2018, Rajasthan Royals team retained just one players spending Rs. 12.5 Crores and now they have a purse of Rs. 67.5 Crores for Players Auction for IPL 2018.
In IPL 2018 Auctions Rajasthan Royals bought 22 players spending 65.85 Crore rupees.
The current squad Rajasthan Royals for IPL 2018 is mentioned below.
|Player||From||Type||Price Paid (in Rs.)|
|Steve Smith||India||Batsman||Retained (12.5 Cr)|
|Ben Stokes||England||All-Rounder||Bought for Rs. 12.5 Cr|
|Ajinkya Rahane||India||Batsman||Bought for Rs. 4 Cr|
|Stuart Binny||India||All-Rounder||Bought for Rs. 50 Lakhs|
|Sanju Samson||India||Wicket-Keeper||Bought for Rs. 8 Cr|
|Jos Buttler||England||Wicket-Keeper||Bought for Rs. 4.4 Cr|
|Rahul Tripathi||India||Batsman||Bought for Rs. 3.4 Cr|
|D’Arcy Short||Australia||All-Rounder||Bought for Rs. 4 Cr|
|Jofra Acher||West Indies||All-Rounder||Bought for Rs. 7.2 Cr|
|Krishnappa Gowtham||India||Bowler||Bought for Rs. 6.2 Cr|
|Dhawal Kulkarni||India||Bowler||Bought for Rs. 75 Lakhs (RTM)|
|Jaydev Unadkat||India||Bowler||Bought for Rs. 11.5 Cr|
|Ankit Sharma||India||All-Rounder||Bought for Rs. 20 Lakhs|
|Anureet Singh||India||Bowler||Bought for Rs. 30 Lakhs|
|Zahir Khan Pakteen||Afghanistan||Bowler||Bought for Rs. 60 Lakhs|
|Shreyas Gopal||India||All-Rounder||Bought for Rs. 20 Lakhs|
|MS Midhun||India||Bowler||Bought for Rs. 20 Lakhs|
|Prashant Chopra||India||Batsman||Bought for Rs. 20 Lakhs|
|Ben Laughlin||Australia||Bowlers||Bought for Rs. 50 Lakhs|
|Mahipal Lomror||India||All-Rounder||Bought for Rs. 20 Lakhs|
|Aryaman Birla||India||Batsman||Bought for Rs. 30 Lakhs|
|Jatin Saxena||India||All-Rounder||Bought for Rs. 20 Lakhs|
|Dushmantha Chameera||Sri Lanka||Bowler||Bought for Rs. 50 Lakhs|
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