Rajasthan Royals (RR) 2018 Team full Squad and History in all Ten Edition of IPL:
The Rajasthan Royals is a cricket team in the Indian Premier League from the city of Jaipur, The team played its home matches at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur. The stadium Sawai Mansingh Stadium was established in 1969 has the capacity of 23185.
Rajasthan Royals : Ajinkya Rahane(c), D Arcy Short, Sanju Samson, Rahul Tripathi, Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler(w), Krishnappa Gowtham, Shreyas Gopal, Dhawal Kulkarni, Jaydev Unadkat, Ben Laughlin, Jofra Archer, Stuart Binny, Ankit Sharma, Anureet Singh, Ish Sodhi, Heinrich Klaasen, Prashant Chopra, Sudhesan Midhun, Mahipal Lomror, Aryaman Birla, Jatin Saxena, Dushmantha Chameera.
Coach : Paddy Upton (Head coach)
Owners : Manoj Badale, Lachlan Murdoch
Parent organization : Emerging Media (IPL) Limited
Stadium : Sawai Mansingh Stadium
Captains : Ajinkya Rahane
Here is the list of players taken by Rajsthan Royals in 2018 IPL auction.
As per IPL rules, a franchise can have a maximum of 27 players in the squad with 9 overseas cricketers.
Rajasthan Royals has retained only Steven Smith for 12 crores in the retension policy. They have also used their RTM (Right to Match the Bid) for Ajinkya Rahane and Sanju Samson. However in the auction they took Ben Stokes for 12.5 crores which is the maximum bid for a player in the IPL auction also took the ucaped player Jofra Archer for Rs 7.2 Crores.
Probable playing eleven for the Rajasthan Royals team in the 2018 ipl.
Ajinkya Rahane (C), Rahul Tripathi, Sanju Samson, Ben Stokes, Heinrich Klaasen, Jos Buttler (WK), Krishnappa Gowtham, Shreyas Gopal, Ben Laughlin/Jofra Archer, Jaydev Unadkat, Dhawal Kulkarni
Biggest runs defeats for Rajasthan Royals in IPL:
75 vs Royal Challengers Bangalore, Cape Town, 2009
71 vs Royal Challengers Bangalore, Pune, 2015
67 vs Delhi Daredevils, Delhi, 2010
64 vs Chennai Super Kings, Pune, 2018
Best bowling figures on debut for Rajasthan Royals:
26 for 4 K Cooper vs Kings XI Punjab, Jaipur, 2012
9/3 Amit Singh vs Kings XI Punjab, Durban, 2009
23/3 JOFRA ARCHER vs Mumbai Indians, Jaipur 2018
Head to Head History of Rajasthan Royals in IPL:
RR won 6 matches against Mumbai Indians and lost 10 matches, Team Record at the Sawai Man Singh Stadium, Jaipur: RR 3 – 2 MI.
Against Royal Challengers Bangalore, they won 7 and lost in 8 matches in the 16 matches between them, with one ending in no-result.
However Rajsthan Royals team against Chennai Super Kings won 6 matches and lost to CSK in 11 matches.
Royals lead the head-to-head count against Sunrisers Hydrabad. However they have managed to win 4 matches where as Sunrisers Hydrabad won 3.
Also RR have won all of their last six games against Delhi Daredevils. Moreover the last time Delhi Daredevils beat Rajasthan Royals was in 2012 in Sawai Man Singh Stadium, Jaipur.
RR have won 9 games against Kolkata Knight Riders and lost in 6 matches. In Jaipur, however RR manage to three games and KKR have managed to win only one.
NOTE : The above information is till the 2018 edition of IPL.