Rajasthan Royals’ performances in the last few seasons haven’t inspired a lot of confidence. However, they have backed Sanju Samson to continue leading the side ahead of the new edition. RR also retained the likes of Jos Buttler and Yashasvi Jaiswal prior to the auctions. We will cover Rajasthan Royals Probable XI, Key Batsmen, Bowlers, All-rounders for IPL 2022 in this article.
The franchise did pretty well at the auctions and would be happy with their overall squad. In this article, we take a look at their key batsmen, bowlers, all-rounders, and also their predicted playing XI.
Key Batsmen To Watch Out For :
Sanju Samson will, once again, lead the team in the upcoming edition of the tournament. He will, unarguably, be one of the key batsmen in the team. His performance with the bat is vital to the team’s fortune. Samson enjoyed an outstanding season with the bat last year and he would be hopeful of a similar season this time around as well.
There is no denying the fact that Jos Buttler is one of the best T20 batsmen in modern-day cricket. He is known to give destructive starts at the top of the order, however, Rajasthan Royals might play him in the middle-order this year. He might have to do to the finisher’s role in the upcoming edition of the tournament.
Key All-rounders To Watch Out For:
Someone like James Neesham will provide the much-needed balance in the team. He will be bat at the lower middle-order and also provide an option with the ball. Neesham could be a useful asset to the team this year if they use him wisely.
Key Bowlers To Watch Out For:
Rajasthan Royals have managed to acquire the services of Trent Boult for the upcoming edition of the tournament. They would be pretty delighted with the signing. Boult has done exceedingly well for Mumbai Indians in the last two editions. It will be interesting to see if he could dish out similar performances for a new franchise as well.
India’s leg-spinner, Yuzvendra Chahal is one of the best spinners in world cricket right now. Chahal has been a revelation for RCB, over the years.
Surprisingly, the Royals decided to let him go, which means he will play for a new franchise in Rajasthan Royals this year. He will be one of the most important players in the side. His four-over spells are definitely going to be crucial for the team.
Prasidh Krishna is steadily rising through the ranks in international cricket. He was outstanding with the ball in the ODI series against West Indies. The Indian seamer has shown his class a number of times in IPL while playing for KKR. He will be playing for Rajasthan Royals this year and is expected to do well for them.
Rajasthan Royals Probable XI
Devdutt Padikkal, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Sanju Samson, Jos Buttler, Shimron Hetmyer, James Neesham, Trent Boult, R Ashwin, Yuzvendra Chahal, Prasidh Krishna, Navdeep Saini