What Could be Playing 11 For Rajasthan Royals in IPL 2019

What Could be Playing 11 For Rajasthan Royals in IPL 2019

February 3, 2019 0 By Vipin

Rajasthan Royals is one of the best team, Who won the first ever IPL in 2008. Subsequently, they have reached the playoffs only in three appearances and never qualified to the finals since the title won in 2008. Besides they returned to the competition in 2018 after getting suspended during the edition of 2016 and 2017. Meanwhile, They finished fourth last year in the leadership of Ajinkya Rahane. During the IPL auction 2019, Rajasthan Royals bought nine players and will be ready to repeat their first season victory after finishing at 4th place in last season. In a bid, Rajasthan Royals bought back medium-pacer Jaydev Unadkat for 8.4 crores after being released before the IPL auction 2019. Along with, they paid totals of 3.5 crores for Varun Aaron and Oshane Thomas to strengthen their bowling department. Unfortunately, The  Rajasthan Royals got a massive blow as Steve Smith is ruled out from the upcoming season of IPL. Now it will be a big worry that who will be the best alternative of Steve Smith to enhance their middle-order. In that note, let’s take a look at the detailed analysis of Rajasthan Royals Playing11 for IPL 2019 in this article.

Rajasthan Royals Squad For IPL 2019:

Ben Stokes, Steven Smith, Sanju Samson, Jofra Archer, Krishnappa Gowtham, Jos Butler, Ajinkya Rahane, Rahul Tripathy, Dhawal Kulkarni, Ish Sodhi, Stuart Binny, Aryaman Birla, Mahipal Lomror, Prashant Chopra, Shreyas Gopal, Sudhesan Midhun, Manan Vohra, Riyan Parag, Ashton Turner, S Ranjane, L Livingstone, Shashank Singh, Oshane Thomas, Varun Aaron, Jaydev Unadkat.

Their Squad Comprises of twenty six players which includes 16 indian & 8 overseas players with Rohit Sharma leading the side and Mahela Jayawardene will be their head coach.

CaptainAjinkya Rahane

Head Coach: Paddy Upton

Bowling CoachSteffan Jones

Rajasthan Royals Team News IPL 2019:


  • They Have appointed Steffan Jones as their Bowling coach
  • They Have appointed Paddy Upton as their Head coach.
  • Ajinkya Rahane will lead RR For IPL 2019.

Update: Smith is Fit & Will Play IPL 2019


Probable Rajasthan Royals Playing11 For IPL 2019:

1. Jos Butler:

He is will open the innings for them & Will be a Crucial part of Rajasthan Royals Playing11. Last year had been very successful for Buttler. Shifting from middle order to an opening batsman Josh Buttler scored 548 runs with batting average of 54.40. So once again he will open the innings for them.

2. Ajinkya Rahane

Ajinkya Rahane is one of the most consistent batsman of india who is known for his timing. He will be the leader rajasthan royals in IPL 2019 & Will play the role of of opener alongside Jos Buttler.

3. Sanju Samson

Another one of the very talented batsman of india is sanju samson. After getting limelight after back to back successful IPL seasons. Sanju Samson is seen as a star of india team in future. Young man ability to play the big innings and also providing elevations whenever needed. He going to be Key Part of Rajasthan Royals Playing11.

4. Rahul Tripathy:

Rahul Tripathy got in Limelight in IPL 2017 Playing under the limelight of MS Dhoni. He played the role of a opener for the side and played some quick innings. Last year was not that good but Kind of player he is will add a quality in the side. Also team can try him as opener incase Rahane bated at No. 3.

5. Ben Stokes:

Though Ben Stokes will not be available for the whole season but will most probabally available for the starting matches. Recognised as one of the worlds best all rounder Stokes going to be the back bone of Rajasthan Royals Playing11. 

6. Ashton Turner: He Will Not Play Smith Will Play at 4th Position

Very talented ashton turner can play at sixth position for the side. Injury to Steven Smith is biggest hitback RR Got before IPL 2019 which also makes the chances of turner to make debut in this season. They also have option of Livingstone but chances of Turner looks bright.

7. Krishnappa Gowtham

Allrounder had a great last season for the side. He played a key role in the team not only with ball but also with bat. Gowtham was biggest asset for the side in powerplays who got them wickets whenever team demands also he played at different positions in the batting Line Up and scored runs for the team. He will play a key role in Rajasthan Royals Playing11.

8. Jofra Archer

Another very succesfull campaigner for RR is archer. He was their main bowler in IPL 2019.  playing 10 Matches for them he managed to pick up 15 wickets with average under 22. will play at 8th position and will hold an important role in Rajasthan Royals Playing11.

9.  Shreyas Gopal

10. Dhawal Kulkarni

Kulkarni was one of the successful bowler in IPL 2016 & 17 But lost is way in last season. With his variations and slower deliveries he has capability to trouble the batsmen. He will play the role of third pacer for the side in IPL 2019.

11. Jaydev Unadkat

Jaydev was Costliest Buy of IPL 2019 Auctions & will be their lead fast bowler. Though last season was not that good for the fast bowler but his form in domestic matches was good in last few months. IPL 2017 was the trademark year for Unadkat which even earned him place in indian T20 side. He will be an Important player in Rajasthan Royals Playing11.

He Had Very successful Last season where he managed to take 17 wickets in 14 matches he played. Moreover his great form in international cricket this year will be a great plus point for Mumbai Side.

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Below is the Table Showing Rajasthan Royals Playing11 with all their IPL Stats

Player Matches Runs Bating Avg Wickets Bowl Avg
Jos Buttler 37 1075 34.68 0
Ajinkya Rahane 126 3427 32.95 0
Sanju Samson 81 1867 26.67 0
Rahul Tripathy 26 617 26.83 0
Ben Stokes 25 512 23.27 20 30.95
Ashton Turner 0 0 0
Krishnappa Gowtham 15 126 14.00 11 28.36
Jofra Archer 10 15 3 15 21.67
Ish Sodhi 6 1 1 5 27.00
Dhawal Kulkarni 80 96 10.66 80 25.86
Jaydev Unadkat 62 54 10.80 67 26.79


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