During the IPL 2021 auction, the Rajasthan Royals (RR) made some big deals. Chris Morris became the biggest-ever buy in IPL auctions since RR paid Rs. 16.25 crore for him. RR also paid Rs. 4.4 crore for Indian all-rounder Shivam Dube.
The franchisee released Steve Smith, Akash Singh, Anirudha Joshi, Ankit Rajpoot, Oshane Thomas, Shashank Singh, Tom Curran, and Varun Aaron ahead of the next IPL season.
The Rajasthan Royals (RR) made some significant acquisitions during the IPL 2021 auction. Since RR paid Rs. 16.25 crore for Chris Morris, he has been the most expensive player ever purchased in an IPL auction. RR also paid Rs. 4.4 crore for Shivam Dube, an Indian all-rounder.
Before the next IPL season, the franchisee released Steve Smith, Akash Singh, Anirudha Joshi, Ankit Rajpoot, Oshane Thomas, Shashank Singh, Tom Curran, and Varun Aaron.
Top 5 Players In Rajasthan Royals
1. Sanju Samson
Sanju Samson has been appointed the current captain of the Rajasthan Royals. This clearly shows that RR views Samson as a valuable member of the squad. In IPL 2020, Samson appeared in all 14 games for Rajasthan Royals, scoring 375 runs for the club.
Sanju Samson was the top run-scorer for Rajasthan Royals, with three half-centuries in total. Sanju Samson will undoubtedly play every game for RR as the latest skipper in IPL 2021.
2. Ben Stokes
Ben Stokes is an important player for the Rajasthan Royals. Because of his fast batting style, the RR has a fantastic opener. Ben Stokes, an English cricketer, can also bat, making him a great all-rounder to have in the starting lineup.
Owing to his late appearance in the tournament last season, Stokes was only able to play 8 games in the IPL 2020. He batted 285 times for a 40.71 average. He also had an incredible strike rate of 142+. He also crossed a half-century and a century, all of which were undefeated.
In the IPL 2021 auction, Rajasthan Royals paid Rs. 16.25 crore for Chris Morris, making him the most expensive player in the history of the Indian Premier League auctions. RR, who finished last in IPL 2020, is in desperate need of a reliable pacer.
Chris Morris has stepped in to fill this vacancy, and the Rajasthan Royals will give him every opportunity to prove himself to the squad. In IPL 2021, the South African all-rounder will be one of the overseas players who will play in any series.
4. Jofra Archer
Jofra Archer was the most effective bowler for RR in IPL 2020, taking 20 wickets in 14 games. He appeared in all 14 games of the tournament and had an incredible 6.55 economy. He is the heart and soul of the Rajasthan Royals’ bowling attack.
Jofra Archer, an English cricketer, will play in every game for the Rajasthan Royals in the IPL 2021, just as he did last season.
5. Shivam Dube
Shivam Dube was purchased for Rs. 4.4 crore by Rajasthan Royals in the IPL 2021 auction in order to have a strong all-rounder in the squad. Rajasthan Royals’ Shivam Dube is a significant domestic all-rounder.
He is supposed to play in any game and his participation would benefit both the batting and bowling departments.