Rajasthan Royals Team 2023; Check New Players List, Name, Captain, Photo, Retained Players

Rajasthan Royals Team 2023: Rajasthan Royals is one of the 8 teams which participated in the inaugural tournament of the Indian Premier League in the year 2008. Not to forget, Rajasthan Royals was the first team to win the IPL opening IPL title. The team won their first and only IPL title in the year 2008 only under the leadership of the legendary Australian leg spinner Shane Warne. After their first IPL title win, RR struggled a lot in the season played afterwards due to the absence of many star players from their team.

Here we will discuss all the details about the Rajasthan Royals Team 2023. This will include the list of the new players along with their names. Furthermore, the article will also consist of the name of their captain along with a list of the retained players.

Rajasthan Royals Team

Rajasthan Royals Team 2023

The auction for the players in the IPL 2023 tournament will be held in December 2022. However, before this, the authorities of the Indian Premier League provided the opportunity to the IPL teams to retain some of their players in their team. The teams were given the deadline of 15th of November, 2022 to retain their players for the tournament to be held in the year 2023. According to the official website of the IPL authority, a total of 163 players have been retained by the teams till the deadline. In addition to this, a total of 85 players have also been released by the teams. The Rajasthan Royals has retained a total of 16 players which includes 4 overseas players.

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Rajasthan Royals Team 2023-Overview

The highlights of the franchise have been shown in the table below:

Name of the TeamRajasthan Royals
Name of the CaptainSanju Samson
Name of the CoachKumar Sangakkara
IPL Title Won in 2008
Owners Manoj Badale, Lachlan Murdoch, RedBird Capital Partners
Homeground Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur
Rajasthan Royals Official Websitehttps://www.rajasthanroyals.com/

Rajasthan Royals Player’s List 2023

The Rajasthan Royals has released the list of its players on its official website. The team has currently 16 players. These 16 players include 4 foreign players. The Rajasthan Royals has currently spent 81.8 Crores in their team and has the available slot of 9 players. In addition to this, they have the overseas slot of 4 players. The list of the new players in the Rajasthan Royals team for the year 2023 is given below:

Name of the PlayerRole
Devdutt Padikkal Batsman
Dhruv JurelWicketkeeper Batsman
Jos ButtlerWicketkeeper Batsman
K.C CariappaLeg Break Bowler
Kuldeep SenRight Arm Fast Bowler
Kuldip YadavBowler
Navdeep SainiRight Arm Fast
Obed MccoyLeft-Arm Fast-Medium Bowler
Prasidh KrishnaMedium Fast Bowler
R. AshwinAll-Rounder
Riyan ParagAll-Rounder
Sanju SamsonWicket Keeper Batsman(Captain)
Shimron HetmyerBatsman
Trent BoultBowler
Yashasvi JaiswalBowler
Yuzvendra ChahalBowler

Captain of Rajasthan Royals Team 2023

According to the officials of the Rajasthan Royals Team, Sanju Samson has been named as the captain of the franchise Rajasthan Royals 2023. His original name is Sanju Vishwanath Samson and is a Right Handed Batsman with the skills of a wicket-keeper. Apart from this, the star batter was born on the 11th of November, 1994 and made his debut in the Indian Premier League in the year 2013. In his debut season, he impressed the fans with his gritty performance in the IPL. It is believed that this wicketkeeper batter was trained by the prominent batsman of India Rahul Dravid.

Sanju Samson
Sanju Samson

Sanju has a decent record in the IPL.In the IPL season held in the year 2019, he scored around 342 runs and afterwards in the year 2020, he scored a total of 375 runs in the particular season. Later on, in the year 2021, he was provided with the opportunity of leading the IPL team. He led the RR in the year 2022 and looking forward to his 3rd season as the captain of the team. He has been performing and leading the Rajasthan Royals team well and it is evident from the performance of the team in the year 2022 as they reached the finals. Therefore, the fans of the Rajsthan Royals are expecting a title win in the IPL season 2023.

Rajasthan Royals Retained & Released Players

As mentioned above, the Indian Premier League auction will take place in December month of 2022. However, for the convenience of the IPL teams, the BCCI has directed all the teams to Retain their best players in the squad and they will not be able to participate in the auction. The Rajasthan Royals Franchise has also retained its best players and has released some from the team. The list has been provided below:

Rajasthan Royals Retained Players

List of the Released Players by RR for IPL 2023

The franchise has released 8 players for the IPL 2023 auction to be held in December 2023. The list of players has been provided below:

  • Anunay Singh- Bowler
  • Corbin Bosch- Allrounder
  • Daryl Mitchell- Allrounder
  • James Neesham- Batting Allrounder
  • Karun Nair- Batsman
  • Nathan Coulter-Nile- Bowling Allrounder
  • Rassie Van Der Dussen- Batsman
  • Shubham Garhwal- Batsman
  • Tejas Baroka- Bowler

List of the Retained Players by RR for IPL 2023

Rajasthan Royalas 2023 Squad Pic
Rajasthan Royalas 2023 Squad Pic

The list of the retained players by the Rajasthan Royals in the 2023 edition of the IPL is as follows :

  • Yashasvi Jaiswal
  • Trent Boult
  • Shimron Hetmyer
  • Sanju Samson
  • Riyan Parag
  • R. Ashwin
  • Yuzvendra Chahal
  • Prasidh Krishna
  • Obed Mccoy
  • Navdeep Saini
  • Devdutt Padikkal
  • Dhruv Jurel
  • Jos Buttler
  • K.C Cariappa
  • Kuldeep Sen
  • Kuldip Yadav

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