Rajasthan Royals Squad

Rajasthan Royals Squad 2022

Rajasthan Royals finished runners up last year in IPL and they will surely hope for a title position in 2023 season this time with a new strategy with and new faces in Rajasthan Royals squad for 2023 IPL schedule to start from May 31, 2023.

Based in Jaipur, Rajasthan, The Rajasthan Royals is from the list of teams who have been playing IPL since its inception and they are also the IPL first winner in 2008 under the leadership of Legendary Australian spinner Shane Warne.

Rajasthan Royals Squad 2023

Rajasthan Royals are all set for a new beginning. With some faces both form local and international circuit they will hop that fortunes of the side change this year under Sanju Samson who will continue to lead the side. 6th and 9th highest wicket taker in IPL history in form of Ashwin and Yuzvendra Chahal will definitely help Samson to be on the winners list once again.

RR Players List 2023

Player nameRoleBatting styleBowling style
Joe RootbatterRight HandedRight Arm Off Break
Abdul P AAll-RounderRight HandedRight Arm Off Break
Akash VasishtAll-RounderLeft HandedSlow Left Arm orthodox
Murugan AshwinBowlerRight HandedLeg Break googly
KM AsifBowlerRight HandedRight Arm Medium
Adam ZampaBowlerRight HandedLeg Break googly
Kunal RathorebatterLeft Handed 
Donovan FerreiraWicket-KeeperRight Handed 
Jason HolderAll-RounderRight HandedRight Arm Medium fast
Sanju SamsonWicket-KeeperRight Handed 
Yashasvi JaiswalbatterLeft HandedLeg Break
Shimron HetmyerbatterLeft Handed 
Devdutt PadikkalbatterLeft HandedRight Arm Off Break
Jos ButtlerWicket-KeeperRight Handed 
Dhruv JurelWicket-KeeperRight Handed 
Riyan ParagbatterRight HandedLeg Break
Prasidh KrishnaBowlerRight HandedRight Arm fast Medium
Trent BoultBowlerRight HandedLeft Arm fast Medium
Obed McCoyBowlerLeft HandedLeft Arm fast Medium
Navdeep SainiBowlerRight HandedRight Arm fast
Kuldeep SenBowlerRight HandedRight Arm fast
Kuldip YadavBowlerLeft HandedLeft Arm fast Medium
R AshwinAll-RounderRight HandedRight Arm Off Break
Yuzvendra ChahalBowlerRight HandedLeg Break googly
KC CariappaBowlerRight HandedLeg Break

Rajasthan Royals Auction 2023

Players purchased by Rajasthan Royals in IPL Auction 2023

  • Akash Vashisht (INR 20 lakh)
  • Murugan Ashwin (INR 20 lakh)
  • KM Asif (INR 30 lakh)
  • Adam Zampa (INR 1.5 crore)
  • Kunal Rathore (INR 20 lakh)
  • Donovan Ferreira (INR 50 lakh)
  • Jason Holder (INR 5.75 crore)
  • Joe Root (INR 1 crore)

RR Released Players

Rajasthan Royals Released Players List

Below is the list of released players in RR squad for 2023 IPL season.

  • Anunay Singh,
  • Corbin Bosch*,
  • Daryl Mitchell*,
  • James Neesham*,
  • Karun Nair,
  • Nathan Coulter-Nile*,
  • Rassie Van Der Dussen*,
  • Shubham Garhwal,
  • Tejas Baroka

Check Rajasthan Royals head to Head Record Here

RR Retained Players 2023

Below is the list of retained players in RR squad for 2023 IPL season.

Rajasthan Royals Retained Players List

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

Rajasthan Royals Overseas Players

Rajasthan Royals Overseas Players List

Rajasthan Royals Team 2023

Rajasthan Royals Captain

Wicket Keeper batsman Sanju Samson will continue to lead Rajasthan in IPL 2023.

Rajasthan Royals Batting

Devdutt Paddikal, Shimron Hetmyer, Yashasvi Jaiswal and Riyan Parag will all be playing as specialist batsmen in the Rajasthan Royals side. Hetmyer and Paddikal scored 300+ runs in IPL 2022, while Jaiswal also looked good with an average of 25 and strike rate of 132. Parag was used down the order and he also did his job nicely.

To further strengthen the batting line, Rajasthan Royals opted for Joe Root in the auction. Root was in good rhythm in the test series against New Zealand and the Royals would wish that he continues the same in IPL 2023 as well. Kunal Rathore with an average of 26 and strike rate of 128 is also a good T20 batter in the side.

Rajasthan Royals Batsmen List

  • Joe Root
  • Kunal Rathore
  • Yashasvi Jaiswal
  • Shimron Hetmyer
  • Devdutt Padikkal
  • Riyan Parag.

Rajasthan Royals Bowlers

Yuzvendra Chahal, Obed McCoy, Trent Boult and Adam Zampa make the Rajasthan Royals bowling attack arguably the best of the tournament. Chahal, Boult and McCoy were among the top 5 wicket takers for the Royals last year. Zampa’s addition makes the squad further stronger.

Rajasthan Royals Bowlers List

  • Murugan Ashwin
  • KM Asif
  • Adam Zampa
  • Prasidh Krishna
  • Trent Boult
  • Obed McCoy
  • Navdeep Saini
  • Kuldeep Sen
  • Kuldip Yadav
  • Yuzvendra Chahal
  • KC Cariappa

Rajasthan Royals All Rounders

Ravichandran Ashwin and Jason Holder are two prolific all-rounders in the lineup of Rajasthan Royals. Ashwin was phenomenal in the border-gavaskar test series. With 1833 runs and 200 wickets in T20s, Jason Holder is another T20 speicalist.

Abdul Basith is an emerging all-rounder who averages 36 with the bat and has a strike rate of 149. He can bowl off-spin too.

Rajasthan Royals All Rounders List

  • Abdul P A
  • Akash Vasisht
  • Jason Holder
  • R Ashwin.

Rajasthan Royals Wicket-Keepers

With 863 runs Jos Buttler was the top run getter of Rajasthan Royals last year in IPL. Sanju Samson was the 2nd top run getter for Rajasthan Royals with 458 runs. Both wicket-keepers will feature in the starting XI of Rajasthan Royals. Donovan Ferreira and Dhruv Jerel are the backup choices.

  • Donovan Ferreira
  • Sanju Samson
  • Jos Buttler
  • Dhruv Jurel

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