Rajasthan Royals will start their IPL 2021 journey with the first match against Punjab Kings on April 12, 2021, at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. Rajasthan Royals finished on the last spot in IPL 2020. After their poor show in IPL 2020, the franchisee dropped its skipper Steve Smith from the squad and promoted Sanju Samson as the new skipper for IPL 2021.
Ahead of IPL 2021 auction, Rajasthan Royals released 8 players from their squad namely Steve Smith, Akash Singh, Anirudha Joshi, Ankit Rajpoot, Oshane Thomas, Shashank Singh, Tom Curran, and Varun Aaron. During IPL 2021 auction, Rajasthan Royals bought 8 new players. They are Christopher Morris, Shivam Dube, Chetan Sakariya, Mustafizur Rahman, Liam Livingstone, K.C Cariappa, Akash Singh, and Kuldip Yadav.
Rajasthan Royal definitely performed very poorly last season but they seek to bounce back in IPL 2021 under new skipper Sanju Samson. With the addition of new players, Rajasthan Royals is expected to come up with a better show in IPL 2021. As Rajasthan Royals are all set for IPL 2021, here we take a look at 3 players who can be the highest wicket-taker for Rajasthan Royals in IPL 2021.
IPL 2021: 3 Players Who Can Be The Highest Wicket Takers For Rajasthan Royals (RR)
Jofra Archer is unarguably the top contender who can bag most wickets for Rajasthan Royals in IPL 2021. The England cricketer scalped 20 wickets in IPL 2020 and was the leading wicket-taker for Rajasthan Royals. With his pace attack and deadly bouncers, Jofra Archer becomes a nightmare for many batsmen. In IPL 2021 too, Archer might emerge as the highest wicket-taker for Rajasthan Royals.