The Rajasthan Royals are set to thrill
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 2019 Rajasthan Royals squad.
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- Medium pacer Jaydev Unadkat is back with the Rajasthan Royals squad for 2019. His contribution to the team will be vital in the bowling department.
- Aijnkya Rahane, Jos Buttler, Ben Stokes, Sanju Samson are some among the many players who have been retained from last year. It is to be seen whether they can further improve their performance as individuals and as a team.
- Shashank Singh, Shubham Ranjane, Riyan Parag, and Varun Aaron are few of the new faces to the team. These youngsters come with immense talent and will surely be up for the challenge brought in by the opposing teams.
- Steve Smith, Jos Butler, Jofra Archer, Ashton Turner, Liam Livingstone, Ben Stokes, and Oshane Thomas are some of the overseas players in the Rajasthan Royals squad.
- Ajinkya Rahane leads the team for 2019 and his incredible leadership skills and international experience will surely come in handy for the team.
- The batting order has been strengthened this year with the return of Steve Smith along with Sanju Samson, Ajinkya Rahane, and Ben Stokes. All these names are seen as masters of the T20 format, so expect to see some brilliant on-field performances from this lot.
- Rajasthan Royals coach Paddy Upton brings decades of international coaching experience to the team. He is also a highly educated professional whose holistic approach to athletic development can prove to be a boon for the team.
- The RR matches are a delightful entertainment because of the sheer unpredictability. The squad beat the Mumbai Indians and the mighty Chennai Super Kings last season and this will be a confidence booster for them this year.
After a strong fourth-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 2019 Rajasthan Royals roster is a strong mix of experience batsmen and a solid group of bowlers who shall be under immense pressure to perform.
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