Everything You Need To Know About Rajasthan Royals

Rajasthan Royals Overview
Full Name Rajasthan Royals (RR)
City Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
Home Ground Sawai Mansingh Indoor Stadium, Jaipur, Rajasthan
Owner Rajasthan Royals Owner

  • Amisha Hathiramani (44.2%)
  • Manoj Badale (32.4%)
  • Lachlan Murdoch (11.7%)
  • Shane Warne (3%)
Captain Sanju Samson
Coach Paddy Upton
Colours Blue
IPL Wins 1 (2008)

The team won the first season of the IPL and raised the expectations of fans. But the journey of the team underwent certain ups and downs in the upcoming years. The team got involved in a match-fixing scandal. But the team came back stronger after that scandal. Let us trace the journey of this supremely talented team.

Rajasthan Royals Players List for IPL 2021

The Rajasthan Royals team player list of 2021 consists of international stars such as David Miller and Chris Morris. Ben Stokes decided to go on an indefinite break to focus on his mental health. Jofra Archer is also unlikely to play for RR due to his injuries. With the stalwarts out of the tournament, the team will rely upon youngsters such as Rahul Tewatia.

Name Playing Role
Manan Vohra (R) Batsman
David Miller (R) Batsman
Riyan Parag (R) Batsman
Yashasvi Jaiswal (R) Batsman
Robin Uthappa (R) Batsman
Robin Uthappa (R) Batsman
Sanju Samson (Captain) (R) Wicket Keeper
Jos Buttler (R) Wicket Keeper
Anuj Rawat (R) Wicket Keeper
Ben Stokes (R) All-Rounder
Mahipal Lomror (R) All-Rounder
Rahul Tewatia (R) All-Rounder
Shreyas Gopal (R) All-Rounder
Shivam Dube All-Rounder
Chris Morris All-Rounder
Jofra Archer (R) Bowler
Jaydev Unadkat (R) Bowler
Kartik Tyagi (R) Bowler
Mayank Markande (R) Bowler
Andrew Tye (R) Bowler
Mustafizur Rahman Bowler
Chetan Sakariya Bowler
KC Cariappa Bowler
Liam Livingstone Bowler
Kuldip Yadav Bowler
Akash Singh Bowler

The Rajasthan Royals team squad 2021 is led by Sanju Samson. Sanju Samson is the current Rajasthan Royals captain. He is the Multiple partners who own the franchise. Shane Warne is the official brand ambassador of Rajasthan Royals. The batting coach of the team is none other than Paddy Upton. Amol Mazumdar is the batting coach of the Royals.

Rajasthan Royals Team History

The team had a golden start under the able leadership of Shane Warne. The team was extremely low-profile and the least expensive of all the eight teams. The inaugural performance of Yusuf Pathan earned praises from all. Shane Watson successfully bagged the award for the Man of the tournament with his stunning performance. He made 472 runs and took 17 wickets throughout the season.

But three members of the team were arrested by the Delhi Police on accusations of spot-fixing. Former co-owner Raj Kundra was also arrested. The team members confessed their involvement in the scandal. The players were suspended along with Raj Kundra. The other owners bought his shares in the team. The team was suspended from the tournament that year.

Rajasthan Royals Team Performance

Year Indian Premier League League Standing
2008 Champions 1st out of 8
2009 6th 6th out of 8
2010 7th 7th out of 8
2011 6th 6th out of 10
2012 7th 7th out of 9
2013 Playoffs (3rd) 3rd out of 9
2014 5th 5th out of 8
2015 Playoffs(4th) 4th out of 8
2018 Playoffs (4th) 4th out of 8
2019 7th 7th out of 8
2020 8th 8th out of 8

TThe Rajasthan Royals team did not qualify for the finals after their first season. The team qualified for the playoffs in 2013, 2015 and 2018. The franchise secured the third position in 2013 and ranked fourth in the other two years. The last two seasons have been unsuccessful for Rajasthan Royals, with the team ranking second last and last in 2019 and 2020, respectively.

Rajasthan Royals Team Awards And Achievements

Rajasthan Royals has achieved the first title of the IPL. Rajasthan Royals is also the first team to have an overseas captain and coach. The team is the first to win the most valuable player award for Shane Watson. They chased down a record score of 217 and was the first team to do so in IPL history.

  • RR- 1st team to lift an IPL trophy
  • The first team to have an overseas captain and coach
  • 1st team to have multiple home grounds
  • First team to play two exhibition games overseas

Rajasthan Royals Captains List of All Editions of IPL

Name First Match Last Match Total Match Won Lost Tie NR Win%
Shane Warne 2008 2011 56 30 24 1 0 56.25
Shane Watson 2008 2014 16 7 8 1 0 45.28
Rahul Dravid 2012 2013 40 23 17 0 0 57.5
Steve Smith 2014 2020 44 28 16 0 0 63.63
Ajinkya Rahane 2018 2019 23 9 14 0 0 39.13
Sanju Samson(RR captain 2021) 2021 Present 0 0 0 0 0 0

Ending Note

Rajasthan Royals seems to be in trouble due to some of the key performers missing from the team. Do you think IPL Rajasthan Royals team 2021 will fare well in this year’s tournament despite many setbacks in the squad?