Rajasthan Royals have been part of the Indian Premier League since 2008. The team was the first winner of the tournament in its debut edition in 2008. However, after the first season, RR never came close to victory. The team has played 12 seasons out of 14. In IPL 2016 and IPL 2017, the franchise was suspended from participating in the tournament after their owners were charged with involvement in IPL 2013 spot-fixing scandal.
Out of 12 editions, Rajasthan Royals have qualified for playoffs on 4 occasions including IPL 2008. In the last two seasons IPL 2020 and IPL 2019, the team witnessed poor show finishing at 8th and 7th spot respectively in the points table. So far, 6 players have led Rajasthan Royals in IPL tournaments.
Shane Warne, Rahul Dravid, Shane Watson, Ajinkya Rahane, and Steve Smith have captained the team in the past. Sanju Samson is the skipper of Rajasthan Royals currently and led the team in IPL 2021. In 12 editions, the team has scored 25,572 runs at an average of 2215. Here we take a look at the season-wise break-up of runs scored by Rajasthan Royals in IPL.
Season Wise Break Up Of Runs Scored By Rajasthan Royals (RR) In The IPL
In the debut season of IPL, Rajasthan Royals won the title. They defeated Chennai Super Kings by 3 wickets in the final. The team led by Shane Warne won 13 matches out of 16 and lost just 3. They scored 2601 runs in the season, most than any other team. Shane Watson was their highest run-scorer with 472 runs in 15 matches. Graeme Smith smashed 441 runs in 11 innings whereas Yusuf Pathan hit 435 runs.