Rajasthan Royals (RR) cracked some big deals during IPL 2021 auction. After shelling Rs. 16.25 crore for Chris Morris, RR made him the biggest-ever buy of IPL auctions. RR also bought Indian all-rounder Shivam Dube for Rs. 4.4 crore.
Chetan Sakariya at Rs. 1.2 crore and Mustafizur Rahman at Rs. 1 crore were some other big deals of Rajasthan Royals in the IPL 2021 auction. Other players who joined RR during IPL 2021 auctions were Liam Livingstone for Rs. 75 lakh, KC Cariappa for Rs. 20 lakh, Akash Singh for Rs. 20 lakh, and Kuldip Yadav for Rs. 20 lakh. Ahead of IPL 2021 auction, Rajasthan Royals released 8 players out of the team.
Steve Smith, Akash Singh, Anirudha Joshi, Ankit Rajpoot, Oshane Thomas, Shashank Singh, Tom Curran, and Varun Aaron were released by the franchisee ahead of the next IPL edition.
Rajasthan Royals also retained 17 players in the squad. With the addition of 8 new players post IPL 2021 auction, RR comprises 24 players in the squad. Out of these 24 players, few are the backbone of the team and the franchisee knows their value. They are expected to feature in every match for RR in IPL 2021. Here we look at 5 such players from RR who will play every match in IPL 2021.
IPL 2021: 5 Players From Rajasthan Royals Who Will Play Every Match
Rajasthan Royals have promoted Sanju Samson as the new skipper for the team. This absolutely reveals that RR sees Samson as a promising asset for the team. Samson played all 14 matches for Rajasthan Royals in IPL 2020, piling 375 runs for the team.
With 3 half-centuries in total, Sanju Samson was the leading run-scorer for Rajasthan Royals. As the new skipper in IPL 2021, Sanju Samson will definitely play all the games for RR.