The winner of the inaugural edition of the Indian Premier League, the Rajasthan Royals have failed to add to the trophy cabinet ever since that famous campaign. They made a comeback in the IPL last season after serving a two-year ban. A decent 7 wins out of 14 propelled them to fourth in the league where there undone by the Kolkata Knight Riders in the eliminator. They will be coached by Paddy Upton who was the mental conditioning coach of the Indian cricket team during its infamous victory in 2011. He has been associated with Royals for the best part of six years now and hence knows well about its strengths and weaknesses. IPL 2019 Schedule in PDF: Download VIVO Indian Premier League 12 Full Timetable With Fixtures, Matches, Team and Venue Details.
Aston Turner was picked up by the RR management in the 2019 auction and they will be delighted with the performance of their new buy in the recent India Australia series. The destructive middle order batsman has a wide array of shots and looks clam while going about his innings. He along with Jos Butler can really turn the tables in favour of Rajasthan Royals. Ajinkya Rahane, Sanju Samson and Steve Smith in the top order makes them one of the best batting units in the IPL. Domestic players like Manan Vohra and Krishnappa Gowtham have performed in T20 cricket in the past and they can chip in with some useful contribution.
The Rajasthan Royals began with their initial training sessions at the Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai under the watchful eye of Paddy Upton. The aim of the camp was to improve the fitness of the players and also look for young players who can be promoted to the playing eleven. Outside cricket, the Rajasthan Royals management were successful in signing deals with BookMyShow as the ticketing partner and Alcis Sports as the merchandise partner. Rajasthan Royals Tickets for IPL 2019 Online: Price, Match Dates and Home Game Details of RR in Indian Premier League 12.
The batting of Rajasthan Royals is a real strength particularly those of their foreign players. Jos Butler dominated bowlers last time in the IPL and this time he has Aston Tuner and Steve Smith for a company as well. Smith may have been out of the game for a year but is a class batsman that can come in handy at the No. three slot. Ajinkya Rahane is known for building partnerships and he would be the one looking to play the sheet anchor role.
Their frontline bowlers Jofra Archer, Jayadev Unadkat, Shreyas Gopal and Ish Sodhi are good but certainly not in the bracket of world class bowlers. If they do not get the wickets or help in putting a break on the oppositions’ scoring rate, the team will find themselves in a spot of bother. All-rounder Krishnappa Gowtham and Ben Stokes are the preferred fifth bowling option of the side but they can be taken for plenty. RR Team in IPL 2019: List of Rajasthan Royals Players for Indian Premier League 12 After Auction.
RR IPL 2019 Schedule
The Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur is the home ground of Rajasthan Royals and they play the first game of their season here against Kings 11 Punjab on March 25. Their first game away is a trip to Hyderabad to take on Sunrisers Hyderabad on 29th March.
|March 25||RR vs KXIP||8:00 PM||Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur|
|March 29||SRH vs RR||8:00 PM||Rajiv Gandhi Intl. Cricket Stadium, Hyderabad|
|March 31||CSK vs RR||8:00 PM||M. A. Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai|
|April 02||RR vs RCB||8:00 PM||Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur|
Note: IPL 2019 schedule has been released for two weeks only and is subject to change.
RR IPL 2019 Squad
Steve Smith, Sanju Samson, Ben Stokes, Shubham Ranjane, Aston Turner, Ajinkya Rahane, Stuart Binny, Shreyas Gopal, Sudhesan Midhun, Jaydev Unadkat, Ish Sodhi, Prashant Chopra, Mahipal Lomror, Oshane Thomas, Aryaman Birla, Riyan Parag, Dhawal Kulkarni, Jofra Archer, Krishnappa Gowtham, Liam Livingstone, Varun Aaron, Jos Butler, Shashank Singh, Manan Vohra, Rahul Tripathi.