Rajasthan Royals (RR) will aim to produce a far better performance in IPL 2021 than the last season. Rajasthan Royals had a very bad season last year as they finished at the last 8th position in the points table. The franchisee dropped skipper Steve Smith from the team and promoted Sanju Samson as the new skipper for IPL 2021.
During IPL 2021 auction, Rajasthan Royals made few big purchases. They bought Christopher Morris for a whopping Rs. 16.25 crore and Shivam Dube for Rs. 4.4 crore. Chetan Sakariya also bagged Rs. 1.2 crore contract for himself. Mustafizur Rahman was bought for Rs. 1 crore. Liam Livingstone was bought for Rs. 75 lakh. KC Cariappa, Akash Singh, and Kuldip Yadav were bought for Rs. 20 lakh each.
Rajasthan Royals won the IPL trophy in the first edition in 2008. However, over the years, the team has lost its dominance in the tournament. Rajasthan Royals have strong players in the squad who has the capability to perform over the top. Under Sanju Samson’s leadership, the team will witness a new journey in IPL 2021 and expect to win the trophy for the 2nd time. Here we will look at five players who can become the top run-scorer for Rajasthan Royals in IPL 2021.
IPL 2021: 5 Players Who Can Be The Top Scorers For Rajasthan Royals (RR)
Sanju Samson is the top contender to be the leading run-scorer in IPL 2021. Sanju Samson played 14 innings in IPL 2020 and scored 375 runs, thereby, becoming the leading run-scorer for Rajasthan Royals. After observing Sanju Samson’s phenomenal batting in IPL 2021, the franchisee promoted him as the skipper for the next season. Rajasthan Royals finished last on the points table but Sanju Samson’s performance was a positive point for Rajasthan Royals in IPL 2020. With his amazing batting form, Sanju Samson is expected to be the leading run-scorer for Rajasthan Royals in IPL 2021.