Rajasthan Royals

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The Rajasthan Royals are a cricket team in the Indian Premier League from the city of Jaipur. Founded in 2008 as one of the initial eight IPL franchises, the Royals are owned by Manoj Badale.

  • The team won the inaugural edition of the IPL under the captaincy of Shane Warne, despite being written off as a title contender by the media and fans.
  • The Royals were also the runners-up of the 2013 Champions League Twenty20 under Rahul Dravid’s captaincy.

Rajasthan Royals Controversies:

  • On 14 July 2015 the verdict reached by a panel appointed by India’s Supreme Court suspended Rajasthan Royals for two years over a corruption and match fixing scandal, meaning they could not participate in both the 2016 and 2017 IPL tournaments.
  • Shane Watson is the only player to lead most runs,most wickets, highest score, highest batting average, most sixes, for a team in T20.

Team Rajasthan Royals:

CaptainAjinkya Rahane
OwnerManoj Badale

About Rajasthan Royals:

CityJaipur, Rajasthan, India
Founded2008(10 years ago)
Dissolved2016-2017(2 years)
Home groundSawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur
(Capacity: 23,185)
Secondary home ground(s)Sardar Patel Stadium, Ahmedabad
(Capacity: 54,000)
Brabourne Stadium, Mumbai
(Capacity: 20,000)
Indian Premier League wins1 (2008)
CLT20 wins0
Official website:www.rajasthanroyals.com

 

Rajasthan Royals Team anthem:

The team anthem is ‘Halla Bol’. In the first IPL season the song was sung by Ila Arun.

While in second season, it was sung by huudiya. Currently, this team’s anthem is ‘Phir Halla Bol’, released in 2018.

Rajasthan Royals Mascot:

The team’s mascot is a lion named Moochu Singh.

Rajasthan Royals Home ground:

  • The home venue of the Royals is the Sawai Mansingh Stadiumin Jaipur. The stadium was built during the reign of Maharaja Sawai Man Singh II, who was also known as SMS, hence the name stadium.
  • It is situated at one corner of the Rambagh Circle. The stadium seats 30,000 and is one of the best in India, after the 2006 renovation.
  • But in 2014, Sardar Patel Stadiumin Ahmedabad hosted the Rajasthan Royals home matches.
  • Sawai Mansingh Stadiumin Jaipur, is set to host Royals home games in 2018 IPL season after Rajasthan Royals were suspended for 2 years in 2015 and after Stadium is banned to host matches for 4 years.

 Administration of Rajasthan Royals:

  • Owner – Manoj Badale
  • Head of cricket – Zubin Bharucha
  • Mentor – Shane Warne
  • Batting coach – Amol Muzumdar
  • Spin bowling coach – Sairaj Bahutule
  • physiotherapist – John Gloster

Seasons of Rajasthan Royals:

YearIndian Premier LeagueChampions League Twenty20
2008ChampionsCancelled (Q)
2009League stageDNQ
2010League stageDNQ
2011League stageDNQ
2012League stageDNQ
2013PlayoffsRunners-up
2014League stageDNQ
2015PlayoffsTournament defunct
YearIndian Premier League
2016Suspended
2017Suspended

Sponsors of Rajasthan Royals:

YearKit ManufacturersShirt Sponsor (Front)Shirt Sponsor (Back)
2008ReebokBajaj AllianzRoyal Challenge
2009UltraTechHDFC Life
2010Puma
2011Floriana
2012UltraTech
2013Rupa
2014
2015N/A
2018SGJK Lakshmi CementFly Emirates

 Rajasthan Royals Ban in 2015:

  • In 2015 the team was banned for two years following the Lodha Panel inquiry.
  • Rajasthan Royals became the source of controversy when inappropriate and fictitious bids were made, violating BCCI norms.
  • Ranjit Barthakur and Fraser Castellino were the only two shareholders of the Jaipur IPL, completely unknown to the BCCI at the time.An out of court settlement between the two later ensued.
  • In 2015 Rajasthan Royals were banned for two years by the BCCI, with its owner Raj Kundra banned for life.

 IPL Rajasthan Royals:

Indian Premier League

YearsMatchesWinsLossesNo ResultSuccess Rate
200814113078.57%
20091467146.15%
20101468042.86%
20111467146.15%
20121679043.75%
201316106062.50%
20141477050.00%
20151466250.00%
2016Suspended
2017Suspended
Total1165953450.86%

Players/Squad of Rajasthan Royals:Rajasthan Royals | Ajinkya Rahane |ipl 2018 | celebanything.com

Ajinkya Rahane

Captain

Age:29 years 236 days
Playing role:Top-order batsman
Batting:Right-hand bat
Bowling:Right-arm medium

Ankit Sharma

Age:26 years 283 days
Playing role:Bowler
Batting:Left-hand bat
Bowling:Slow left-arm orthodox

Anureet Singh

Age:29 years 332 days
Playing role:Bowler
Batting:Right-hand bat
Bowling:Right-arm medium

Jofra Archer

Overseas Player

Age:22 years 302 days
Playing role:Bowling allrounder
Batting:Right-hand bat
Bowling:Right-arm fast-medium

Stuart Binny

Age:33 years 239 days
Playing role:Allrounder
Batting:Right-hand bat
Bowling:Right-arm medium

Aryaman Birla

Age:20 years 203 days
Playing role:Opening batsman
Batting:Left-hand bat
Bowling:Slow left-arm orthodox

Jos Buttler

Overseas Player

Age:27 years 142 days
Playing role:Wicketkeeper batsman
Batting:Right-hand bat

Prashant Chopra

Age:25 years 113 days
Playing role:Opening batsman
Batting:Right-hand bat
Bowling:Legbreak googly

Shreyas Gopal

Age:24 years 146 days
Playing role:Allrounder
Batting:Right-hand bat
Bowling:Legbreak

Krishnappa Gowtham

Age:29 years 100 days
Playing role:Bowling allrounder
Batting:Right-hand bat
Bowling:Right-arm offbreak

Heinrich Klaasen

Overseas Player

Age:26 years 182 days
Playing role:Wicketkeeper batsman
Batting:Right-hand bat

Dhawal Kulkarni

Age:29 years 49 days
Playing role:Bowler
Batting:Right-hand bat
Bowling:Right-arm medium

Ben Laughlin

Overseas Player

Age:35 years 117 days
Playing role:Bowler
Batting:Right-hand bat
Bowling:Right-arm fast-medium

Mahipal Lomror

Age:18 years 73 days
Playing role:Allrounder
Batting:Left-hand bat
Bowling:Slow left-arm orthodox

Sudhesan Midhun

Age:23 years 113 days
Playing role:Bowler
Batting:Right-hand bat
Bowling:Legbreak googly

Sanju Samson

Age:23 years 78 days
Playing role:Wicketkeeper batsman
Batting:Right-hand bat

Jatin Saxena

Age:35 years 177 days
Playing role:Top-order batsman
Batting:Right-hand bat
Bowling:Legbreak

D’Arcy Short

Overseas Player

Age:27 years 172 days
Playing role:Opening batsman
Batting:Left-hand bat
Bowling:Slow left-arm chinaman

Ish Sodhi

Overseas Player

Age:25 years 89 days
Playing role:Bowler
Batting:Right-hand bat
Bowling:Legbreak

Ben Stokes

Overseas Player

Age:26 years 238 days
Playing role:Allrounder
Batting:Left-hand bat
Bowling:Right-arm fast-medium

Rahul Tripathi

Age:26 years 332 days
Playing role:Top-order batsman
Batting:Right-hand bat
Bowling:Right-arm medium

Jaydev Unadkat

Age:26 years 102 days
Playing role:Bowler
Batting:Right-hand bat
Bowling:Left-arm medium

Dushmantha Chameera

Withdrawn Player

Age:26 years 17 days
Playing role:Bowler
Batting:Right-hand bat
Bowling:Right-arm fast

Steven Smith

Withdrawn Player

Age:28 years 240 days
Playing role:Middle-order batsman
Batting:Right-hand bat
Bowling:Legbreak googly

Zahir Khan

Withdrawn Player

Age:19 years 39 days
Playing role:Bowler
Batting:Left-hand bat
Bowling:Slow left-arm chinaman