Rajasthan Royals (RR) will lock horns against Punjab Kings in their first match of IPL 2021. Rajasthan Royals finished on the last 8th spot in IPL 2020. Due to the team’s poor performance, the management released Steve Smith from the team who was the skipper of the team in IPL 2021. Sanju Samson is set to Rajasthan Royals in IPL 2021.
Other than Steve Smith, Rajasthan Royals also released Akash Singh, Anirudha Joshi, Ankit Rajpoot, Oshane Thomas, Shashank Singh, Tom Curran, and Varun Aaron from the squad. During the IPL 2021 auction, Rajasthan Royals bought 8 new players.
Out of these, 3 are overseas players while 5 are domestic players. Chris Morris, Shivam Dube, Chetan Sakariya, Mustafizur Rahman, Liam Livingstone, K.C Cariappa, Akash Singh, and Kuldip Yadav were the 8 players which Rajasthan Royals bought during the auction.
Jofra Archer suffers an elbow injury and he might miss the tournament due to recovery. As a result, the Rajasthan Royals will have to find a replacement for the Archer. There are few overseas players in Rajasthan Royals who might be not selected for the playing 11 in any match. Here we look at 4 overseas players of Rajasthan Royals who might be benched throughout IPL 2021.
IPL 2021: 4 Overseas Players Of Rajasthan Royals Who Might Be Benched Throughout The Season
Once David Miller was considered a dangerous batsman in IPL but over the years, his batting charm has faded. In IPL 2017 and IPL 2018, he only played 5 and 3 matches respectively. Last year he played only 1 game for Rajasthan Royals. In IPL 2021, Rajasthan Royals have many hard-hitting overseas batsmen like Ben Stokes and Jos Buttler, so David Miller might lose his spot to these players.