Sunday, April 5, 2015

IPL 2015: Rajasthan royals Team Preview

IPL 2015: Rajasthan royals Team Preview
IPL 2015, Rajasthan Royals won the maiden title on Indian Premier League under Shane Warne in 2008, first season. Captained by Shane Watson, Rahul Dravid the mentor of Rajasthan Royals(RR).

Batting: Batting unit is filled with young and experienced like Shane Watson, Steve Smith, Ajinkya Rahane, Sanju Samson and Stuart Binny. Binny and Sanju Samson shined well last year. James Faulkner is taking role as finisher. Karun Nair and Deepak Hooda are the other domestic players to watch out for. Once again they want to make it big with their bowling in IPL 2015.

Bowling: James Faulkner and Dhawal Kulkarni will bear the fast bowling, spinner Pravi Tambe is trump card for them. They bought Chris Morris, Juan Theron and Dinesh Salunke to strengthen their bowling.

Rajasthan Royals Retained squad - Shane Watson(AUS), Abhishek Nayar, Ajinkya Rahane, Ankit Nagendra Sharma, Ben Cutting(AUS), Deepak Hooda, Dhawal Kulkarni, Dishant Yagnik, Rajat Bhatia, Sanju Samson, James Faulkner(AUS), Kane Richardson, Karun Nair, Pravin Tambe, Rahul Tewatia, Steven Smith(AUS), Stuart Binny, Tim Southee(NZ), Vikramjeet Malik

Purchased Players - Chris Morris(SA), Juan Theron(SA), Pardeep Sahu, Barinder Singh Saran, Dinesh Salunkhe, Sagar Trivedi
RR performances

Year Stages final position
 2008  Champions     1
 2009  Group Stage     6
 2010  Group Stage     7
 2011  Group Stage     6
 2012  Group Stage     7
 2013  Play offs     3
 2014  Group Stage     5
RR will take on Punjab on April 10 in IPL 8.

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