Rajasthan Royals are one of the eight franchise teams competing in the IPL. Inaugurated in 2008, . Winners of the inaugural IPL season in 2008, Rajasthan Royals are considered a team with high potential young talent. Legendary cricketers like Shane Warne and Rahul Dravid have been a part of this team. The team won the IPL under the captaincy of Shane Warne. Royals were runners-up in the 2013 Champions League Twenty20 tournament as well, this time led by Rahul Dravid.
OWNER OF RAJASTHAN ROYALS
The Rajasthan Royals team is owned by Manoj Badale
TEAM CAPTAIN OF SUNRISERS HYDERABAD
The team is currently captained by Ajinkya Rahane.
TEAM COACH OF SUNRISERS HYDERABAD
Paddy Upton is their coach while Shane Warne is the team mentor,Dishank Yagnik is the field coach,Amol Muzumdar is the batting coach and Sairaj Bahutule is the Bowling Coach.
HOME GROUND OF SUNRISERS HYDERABAD
The Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur is their home ground.
Ajinkya Rahane is the leading run-scorer of Rajasthan Royals, and Shane Watson is its highest wicket-taker. Rahane is the current captain of the Royals, while Paddy Upton is their coach. The blue colour of the team costume was replaced with pink in this year. Ahead of the 2019 IPL auction, Rajasthan Royals retained 16 players and released 9. The Royals bought another 9 players in the auction.
The Ajinkya Rahane-led side will hope to repeat their performance of 2018 and hope to make the playoffs again this year. The return of Steve Smith will further strengthen their batting. Once again the core of the batting will depend on Jos Buttler, who single-handedly took the Royals to final four last year. Rajasthan will heavily depend on him and hope for the batsman to fire once again. Buttler also equalled Virender Sehwag’s record of 5 consecutive fifties.
RAJASTHAN ROYALS JERSEY & LOGO
HERE’S A LOOK AT RAJASTHAN ROYALS FULL SQUAD FOR IPL 2019
Rajasthan Royals: Ajinkya Rahane (c) Jos Buttler (wk), Steven Smith, Sanju Samson, Ben Stokes, Rahul Tripathi, Krishnappa Gowtham, Shreyas Gopal, Jofra Archer, Jaydev Unadkat, Dhawal Kulkarni, Stuart Binny, Ish Sodhi, Varun Aaron, Shashank Singh, Liam Livingstone, Shubham Ranjane, Ashton Turner, Riyan Parag, Mahipal Lomror, Oshane Thomas, Sudhesan Midhun, Aryaman Birla, Manan Vohra, Prashant Chopra.