Rajasthan Royals, IPL 2021
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IPL 2021: Rajasthan Royals (RR) Squad, Schedule, Updated Time, And Venue. The countdown for IPL 2021 UAE leg has begun. The tournament will commence on September 19 with Chennai Super Kings vs Mumbai Indians clash. Rajasthan Royals (RR) will play their opening game against Punjab Kings on September 21 at Dubai International Stadium. During the UAE leg, RR is set to play 7 games in the group stage.

In the first leg of IPL 2021, Rajasthan Royals played 7 games. They lost 4 games and won 3. With 8 points, they hold the 5th spot in IPL 2021 points table. RR won encounters against Delhi Capitals, Kolkata Knight Riders, and Sunrisers Hyderabad. Their 4 defeats arrived against Chennai Super Kings, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Punjab Kings, and Mumbai Indians.

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Rajasthan Royals (Image Credit: Twitter)

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Unfortunately, Jos Buttler, Jofra Archer, and Ben Stokes are three crucial players for RR who will not play in the UAE leg. Archer has been ruled out of play for the entire year. Jos Buttler and Ben Stokes have opted out due to personal reasons. Rajasthan Royals has signed Oshane Thomas and Evin Lewis to replace Ben Stokes and Jos Buttler. Tabraiz Shamsi will replace Andrew Tye in the RR squad.

Ben Stokes and Jos Buttler
Ben Stokes and Jos Buttler (Image Credit: Twitter)

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Skipper Sanju Samson is the top run-getter for the team so far. After smashing a century in the opening game itself, the wicketkeeper-batsman has scored 277 runs at an average of 46.16. In bowling, Chris Morris has executed a spectacular show for the team. He has picked 14 wickets and is the 3rd highest wicket-taker in the tournament. Below we take a look at Rajasthan Royals (RR) squad, schedule, updated time, and venue for IPL 2021 UAE leg.

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Chris Morris (Image Credit: Twitter)

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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

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RR (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.