Rajasthan Royals IPL Squad 2018

RR Squad 2018 for VIVO IPL 2018: The team management bought the services of 22 players in the auction for the total spend of Rs. 65.85 crores. The costliest foreign and Indian player of the season were bought by the franchise for the price of Rs. 12.5 crore and Rs. 11.5 crore respectively.

Rajasthan Royals – RR IPL Squad 2018 for VIVO IPL 2018

Sr. No. Player Name Nationality Type Price Paid
01. Ajinkya Rahane (C) India Batsman ₹4,00,00,000
02. Benjamin Stokes England All Rounder ₹12,50,00,000
03. Jaydev Unadkat India Bowler ₹11,50,00,000
04. Sanju Samson India Wicket Keeper ₹8,00,00,000
05. Jofra Archer Barbados All Rounder ₹7,20,00,000
06. Krishnappa Gowtham India Bowler ₹6,20,00,000
07. Jos Buttler England Wicket Keeper ₹4,40,00,000
08. Darcy Short Australia All Rounder ₹4,00,00,000
09. Rahul Tripathi India Batsman ₹3,40,00,000
10. Dhawal Kulkarni India Bowler ₹75,00,000
11. Zahir Khan Pakteen Afghastian Bowler ₹60,00,000
12. Ben Laughlin Australia Bowler ₹50,00,000
13. Stuart Binny India All Rounder ₹50,00,000
14. Dushmantha Chameera Srilanka Bowler ₹50,00,000
15. Anureet Singh India Bowler ₹30,00,000
16. Aryaman Vikram Birla India Batsman ₹30,00,000
17. Midhun S India Bowler ₹20,00,000
18. Shreyas Gopal India All Rounder ₹20,00,000
19. Prashant Chopra India Batsman ₹20,00,000
20. Jatin Saxena India All Rounder ₹20,00,000
21. Ankit Sharma India All Rounder ₹20,00,000
22. Mahipal Lomror India All Rounder ₹20,00,000

Strengths of RR IPL Squad 2018 for VIVO IPL 2018

The batting is the strength for the team with the likes of Rahane and Smith who can play the role of the anchor, Jofra Archer and D’Arcy Short for the role of pinch hitter and then at the end Ben Stokes as the perfect finisher. The team has also got some talented Indian players like Sanju Samson and Rahul Tripathi. The batting setup is nicely build up for every situation of the game and you would find players for every condition in the team.

Weakness of RR IPL Squad 2018 for VIVO IPL 2018

The only place of concern for the team would be its inexperienced spin attack for the death overs. The players like Krishnappa Gowtham, Ankit Sharma, Mahipal Lomror, Shreyas Gopal, and Zahir Khan are talented but would need some real character to help the team management feel confident about them in final overs. Along with this problem, another major cause of concern would be the inexperience in uncapped Indian players. The only player who are in the national foray are Rahane and Unadkat, rest all are still searching for their right time. Therefore, the skipper would have to really step up as the mentor and the role model to extract the talent out of these guys.

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