IPL 2020 team guide: Rajasthan Royals

Your guide to the squad, key players, owner, coach and more

IPL 2020 team guide: Rajasthan Royals

The Royals or RR, as they are sometimes known, were on of the eight teams to contest the first ever IPL season in 2008.

The team, known for their moneyball approach, aim to unearth potential talent and develop players to reach their potential.

Rajasthan Royals are owned by Manoj Badale among others and usually play out of the 30,000-seater Sawai Mansingh Stadium, in Jaipur.

The team is captained by Australian international Steve Smith and are coached by fellow Aussie Andrew McDonald.

Rajasthan Royals enjoyed their biggest success in the inaugural IPL season when the clinched the title and their lowest spell when they were suspended from the league for two years in 2016 and 2017.

The Royals were also the runners-up of the 2013 Champions League Twenty20 under Rahul Dravid's captaincy.

Key players for the Royals include Ben Stokes and Jofra Archer.

Ahead of the 2020 season the team added 11 new players including Robin Uthappa, Jaydev Unadkat, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Anuj Rawat, Akash Singh, Kartik Tyagi, David Miller, Oshane Thomas, Anirudha Joshi, Andrew Tye, and Tom Curran.

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