Rajasthan Royals represents the city of Rajasthan in the Indian Premier League. They have captured the imagination of the Fans by winning the very first IPL trophy. Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur is the homeground of Rajasthan Royals. The team is owned & chaired by Manoj Badale & Lachlan Murdoch, Aditya S Chellaram, and Suresh Chellaram. Take a trip back in time and recall the first ever IPL final. That day will forever be engraved in our minds when the Rajasthan Royals squad won the first ever Indian Premier League championship title. The incredible Shane Warne led team worked hard in every game and gave it their all on that day. However, years after that season hasn’t exactly been a smooth one for the team. Since the inaugural season of the IPL, the Rajasthan Royals became known as a one-hit wonder and have consistently struggled to return to their winning ways.
To understand how the team plans to buckle up for the future, let’s take a closer look at the 2020 Rajasthan Royals squad.
|Steve Smith||Australian||Overseas; Captain|
|David Miller||South African||Overseas|
|Oshane Thomas||West Indies||Overseas|
|2-Apr-20||Chennai Super Kings (CSK) vs Rajasthan Royals (RR)||M.A.Chidambaram Stadium||Chennai||8:00 PM|
|5-Apr-20||Rajasthan Royals (RR) vs Delhi Capitals (DC)||Sawai Mansingh Stadium||Jaipur/Guwahati||8:00 PM|
|9-Apr-20||Rajasthan Royals (RR) vs Kolkata Knights Riders||Sawai Mansingh Stadium||Jaipur/Guwahati||8:00 PM|
|12-Apr-20||Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) vs Rajasthan Royals (RR)||R.G.I. Cricket Stadium||Hyderabad||4:00 PM|
|15-Apr-20||Mumbai Indians (MI) vs Rajasthan Royals (RR)||Wankhede Stadium||Mumbai||8:00 PM|
|18-Apr-20||Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) vs Rajasthan Royals (RR)||M.Chinnaswamy Stadium||Bengaluru||8:00 PM|
|21-Apr-20||Rajasthan Royals (RR) vs Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH)||Sawai Mansingh Stadium||Jaipur||8:00 PM|
|25-Apr-20||Rajasthan Royals (RR) vs Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB)||Sawai Mansingh Stadium||Jaipur||8:00 PM|
|29-Apr-20||Rajasthan Royals (RR) vs Kings XI Punjab (KXIP)||Sawai Mansingh Stadium||Jaipur||8:00 PM|
|02-May-20||Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) vs Rajasthan Royals (RR)||Eden Gardens Stadium||Kolkata||8:00 PM|
|04-May-20||Rajasthan Royals (RR) vs Chennai Super Kings (CSK)||Sawai Mansingh Stadium||Jaipur||8:00 PM|
|08-May-20||Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) vs Rajasthan Royals (RR)||IS Bindra Stadium||Mohali||8:00 PM|
|11-May-20||Rajasthan Royals (RR) vs Mumbai Indians (MI)||Sawai Mansingh Stadium||Jaipur||8:00 PM|
|13-May-20||Delhi Capitals (DC) vs Rajasthan Royals (RR)||Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium||Delhi||8:00 PM|
After a seventh-place finish last season, the Rajasthan Royals will most certainly look to sharpen all aspects of the game to reach the finals and fight for the trophy of IPL. The 2020 Rajasthan Royals roster is a strong mix of experienced batsmen and a solid group of bowlers who shall be under immense pressure to perform.
|Year||Matches Played||Matches Won||Matches Lost||No result||Success Rate||Position||Summary|
|IPL 2009||14||6||7||1||46.15%||6th||League stage|
|IPL 2010||14||6||8||0||42.86%||7th||League stage|
|IPL 2011||14||6||7||1||46.15%||6th||League stage|
|IPL 2012||16||7||9||0||43.75%||7th||League stage|
|IPL 2014||14||7||7||0||50.00%||5th||League stage|
|IPL 2019||13||5||7||1||38.46%||7th||League stage|
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Steve Smith is the captain of Rajasthan Royals in VIVO IPL 2020.
Rajasthan Royals is currently owned and chaired by Manoj Badale. Other investors include Lachlan Murdoch, Aditya S Chellaram and Suresh Chellaram.
Rajasthan Royals was suspended in the year 2016 & 2017 from the Indian Premier League for betting activities of their key official Raj Kundra during the IPL 2013 season.
Sohail Tanvir from Rajasthan Royals has won the Prestigious Purple Cap award in the inaugural season of Indian Premier League in 2008.