IPL 2022 : Rajasthan Royals Analysis and Updates

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IPL 2022 : Rajasthan Royals Analysis and Updates
IPL 2022 : Rajasthan Royals Analysis and Updates

The latest season of IPL is just about to start. IPL 2022 Mega auction were held in Bangalore and it concluded successfully. All the 10 teams have build up their final squads for the upcoming seasons. In this article we will talk about Rajasthan Royals Analysis and Updates.

All the ten franchises have invested a lot of time, money and effort in building their respective squads for IPL 2022. Rajasthan Royals are keeping their eyes at attaining glory and lifting the coveted trophy. Rajasthan Royals is eager to make the most of this fresh start after their horrible campaign in the last season where they finished at seventh position.

Rajasthan Royals has announced Sri Lankan legend Lasith Malinga as their new fast bowling coach.

RR IPL 2022 Mega Auction Review

RR IPL 2022 Mega Auction Review
RR IPL 2022 Mega Auction Review

IPL 2022 mega auction was an opportunity for the franchises to start afresh and build a squad from scratch. RR started their journey of IPL 2022 by retaining their Skipper, Sanju Samson (Rs 14 crore), English wicket-keeper batsman Jos Buttler (Rs 10 crore) and young star Yashaswi Jaiswal (Rs 4 crore). At the auction, RR spent a whooping amount of Rs 10 crore on Indian fast bowler, Prasidh Krishna. They also bid heavily for West Indian batter, Shimron Hetmyer, spending Rs 8.50 crore for him. Their other notable signings at the auction were of Trent Boult (Rs 8 crore), Devdutt Padikkal (Rs 7.75 crore), Yuzvendra Chahal (Rs 6.50 crore) and R Ashwin (Rs 5 crore).

RR IPL 2022 Final Squad

RR IPL 2022 Final Squad
RR IPL 2022 Final Squad

Batsmen : Yashasvi Jaiswal, Devdutt Padikkal, Shimron Hetmyer (o), Shubham Garhwal, Karun Nair, Dhruv Jurel, Rassie van der Dussen (o)

Wicketkeepers : Sanju Samson, Jos Buttler (o),

Spinners : Yuzvendra Chahal, KC Cariappa, Tejas Baroka

Fast bowlers : Trent Boult (o), Prasidh Krishna, Navdeep Saini, Obed McCoy (o), Kuldeep Sen, Kuldip Yadav

All-rounders : Riyan Parag, Ravichandran Ashwin, Anunay Singh, James Neesham (o), Nathan Coulter-Nile (o), Daryl Mitchell (o)

IPL 2022 : Rajasthan Royals Team Analysis

RR 2022 Squad : Batsmen

Rajasthan Royals Best playing 11 for IPL 2022 - Jos Butler
Rajasthan Royals Best playing 11 for IPL 2022 – Jos Butler

Rajasthan Royals possess a star-studded batting order with the likes of Jos Buttler, Sanju Samson, Shimron Hetmyer and Riyan Parag. They have a fantastic top four which is mix of young potential and experience. Buttler and Samson are among the finest white-ball cricketers going around at this time. Shimron Hetmyer and Riyan Parag will form the core of the Royals middle-order batting.

RR 2022 Squad : Wicketkeepers

RR IPL 2022 playing 11 - Sanju Samson
RR IPL 2022 playing 11 – Sanju Samson

Jos Buttler and Sanju Samson are the two options for this spot. Both are good at keeping the gloves for team. Samson has been donning the gloves for Rajasthan Royals for a long time. Therefore, we will witness Samson again behind the wickets for RR in IPL 2022.

RR 2022 Squad : All-Rounders

RR playing 11 - Jimmy Neesham
RR playing 11 – Jimmy Neesham

Apart from Neesham, RR do not have many options in this department. Royals might be looking at Riyan Parag and Ravi Ashwin as other all-around options, but it is hard to expect explosive batting from them. The lack of options in all-rounders department could be a huge blow for Rajasthan Royals. Even Jimmy Neesham has failed to live up to the expectations in previous seasons of IPL. He definitely has the ability to hit a few big sixes but he has never been consistent in his performances.

RR 2022 Squad : Bowlers

Prasidh Krishna Rajasthan Royals
Prasidh Krishna Rajasthan Royals

RR have done quite good in bowling department. Rajasthan Royals have spend a big amount on Prasidh Krishna, which makes him an invaluable asset for his team. Trent Boult will lead the pace attack of RR along with Prasidh Krishna.

Ashwin and Chahal are the two best players in their respective roles. The both will bring the much-desired experience in the spin bowling department for the Royals. They are veterans of IPL and could form a potent spin duo for RR in IPL 2022.

RR IPL 2022 Team Review

RR decided to retain Sanju Samson, Yashavi Jaiswal and Jos Buttler ahead of IPL 2022 Mega Auction. All three are openers. What was quite shocking is that, they spend a whooping amount of Rs. 7.75 cr. to bring in another opener, Devdutt Padikall. It will be hard for the team management to manage the top four. They are strength as well as weakness of RR. Rajasthan’s overall IPL 2022 squad looks promising but they do not have many options on their bench.

RR Playing 11 2022 (Probable XI)

  1. Jos Buttler
  2. Devdutt Padikkal
  3. Sanju Samson
  4. Yashasvi Jaiswal
  5. Shimron Hetmyer
  6. Riyan Parag
  7. R Ashwin
  8. Nathan Coulter-Nile
  9. Trent Boult
  10. Yuzvendra Chahal
  11. Prasidh Krishna

IPL 2022 : Rajasthan Royals Best Playing 11