Rajasthan Royals will play their first match of IPL 2021 against Punjab Kings on April 12, 2021. In the previous season IPL 2020, Rajasthan Royals had a very poor show. The team finished on the last 8th spot on the points table. As a result, the franchisee dropped skipper Steve Smith from the team and promoted Sanju Samson as the new skipper.
Along with Steve Smith, Rajasthan Royals also released Akash Singh, Anirudha Joshi, Ankit Rajpoot, Oshane Thomas, Shashank Singh, Tom Curran, and Varun Aaron from the team. During the auction, Rajasthan Royals bought 8 new players. Out of these, 3 are overseas players while the rest are domestic players.
Rajasthan Royals have suffered a big blow ahead of IPL 2021 as their crucial bowler Jofra Archer has suffered an elbow injury. Archer is expected to miss the first half of IPL 2021. Let us take a look at 4 overseas players who will be part of Rajasthan Royals’ playing 11 in the first match of IPL 2021.
IPL 2021: 4 Overseas Players Who Will Play For Rajasthan Royals (RR) In Their First Game Of The Season
Due to the unavailability of Jofra Archer from the initial games, Andrew Tye will get a lot of opportunities in Rajasthan Royals. The right-arm pacer Tye is expected to find a place in the playing 11 as Archer is set to miss the initial games due to an elbow injury. Andrew Tye is an Australian pacer who has a lot of experience in international cricket.