Rajasthan Royals, IPL 2021
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IPL 2021: Rajasthan Royals (RR) Squad, Schedule, Updated Time, And Venue. Rajasthan Royals (RR) are set to begin their IPL 2021 UAE leg journey on September 21, when they take on Punjab Kings (PKBS) in the opening game at Dubai International Stadium. IPL 2021 will kickstart on September 19 with Mumbai Indians vs Chennai Super Kings thriller. During the UAE leg, RR will play 7 matches during the group stage.

In the 1st leg of IPL 2021, the team played 7 matches. The Sanju Samson-led side emerged victorious in 3 games and lost 4. With 6 points, they are placed on the 5th spot in IPL 2021 points table. RR managed victories in encounters against Delhi Capitals, Kolkata Knight Riders, and Sunrisers Hyderabad. However, they were not successful in matches against Chennai Super Kings, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Punjab Kings, and Mumbai Indians and faced defeats.

Jofra Archer
Jofra Archer (Image Credit: Twitter)

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RR suffered a big blow in IPL 2021 first leg after their prime pacer Jofra Archer was ruled out due to injury. In the UAE leg too, RR have bad news as England duo Ben Stokes and Jos Buttler will not be available. Both the England players have opted out of the tournament over personal reasons. Oshane Thomas and Evin Lewis will replace Stokes and Buttler in the UAE leg of IPL 2021.

Sanju Samson leads RR in IPL 2021- the first time that he is leading an IPL team. With the bat, Samson is the most successful player in the squad. In 7 innings, the right-handed batsman has scored 277 runs at an average of 46.16. He also scored a century in the opening game of IPL 2021.

Sanju Samson
Sanju Samson (Image Credit: Twitter)

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In the bowling department, Chris Morris has done a commendable job for the team. In 7 matches, he has picked 14 wickets. Morris is also the 3rd highest wicket-taker in the tournament. Below is the Rajasthan Royals (RR) squad, schedule, updated time, and venue for IPL 2021 UAE leg.

IPL 2021: Rajasthan Royals (RR) Squad, Schedule, Updated Time, And Venue
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IPL 2021: Rajasthan Royals Schedule, Updated Time And Venue

Match Details Date Time Venue
RR vs Punjab Kings September 21, 2021 7:30 PM  Dubai
RR vs Delhi Capitals September 25, 2021 3:30 PM Abu Dhabi
RR vs Sunrisers Hyderabad September 27, 2021 7:30 PM Dubai
RR vs Royal Challengers Bangalore September 29, 2021 7:30 PM Dubai
RR vs Chennai Super Kings October 02, 2021 7:30 PM Abu Dhabi
RR vs Mumbai Indians October 05, 2021 7:30 PM Sharjah
RR vs Kolkata Knight Riders October 07, 2021 7:30 PM Sharjah

Rajasthan Royals Updated Squad For UAE Leg

Rajasthan Royals
Rajasthan Royals (Image Credit: Twitter)

Under their new skipper Sanju Samson, RR will seek to win their 2nd title in the tournament. The franchise won the debut season in 2008 but has not managed to win the title again. The absence of England trio Jos Buttler, Ben Stokes, and Jofra Archer will definitely haunt the franchise during the UAE leg.

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Rajasthan Royals Full Squad

Sanju Samson, Riyan Parag, Shreyas Gopal, Rahul Tewatia, Mahipal Lomror, Kartik Tyagi, Jaydev Unadkat, Mayank Markande, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Anuj Rawat, David Miller, Manan Vohra, Shivam Dube, Chris Morris, Mustafizur Rahim, Chetan Sakariya, K.C. Cariappa, Kuldip Yadav, Liam Livingstone, Akash Singh, Glenn Phillips, Glenn Phillips, Tabraiz Shamsi, Oshane Thomas, Evin Lewis.

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