Rajasthan Royals have started preparations for IPL 2021. And now Sri Lankan batsman Kumar Sangakkara has been given a big responsibility. Kumar Sangakkara will be the director of cricket for the Rajasthan Royals. Rajasthan Royals have announced this on their official Twitter account. The 13th season of IPL was bad for Rajasthan Royals. And remained at the bottom of the points table.
The mini auction of the 14th season of IPL is scheduled to take place in February. Earlier, all the franchise teams had announced their list of released and retained players. Speaking of Rajasthan Royals, the team has released captain Steve Smith this time. If we talk about the team of Rajasthan Royals, this team has won an IPL title in its own name.
The first season of IPL was played in 2008 and then Rajasthan Royals won the title under the captaincy of Shane Warne. Rajasthan Royals release and list of retained players for IPL 2021:
Return players: Sanju Samson (capt), Ben Stokes, Joffra Archer, Jose Butler, Ryan Parag, Shreyas Gopal, Rahul Tewatia, Mahipal Lomror, Karthik Tyagi. Andrew Tye, Jaydev Unadkat, Mayank Markande, Yashaswi Jaiswal, Anuj Rawat, David Miller, Manan Vohra, Robin Uthappa
Release Players: Steve Smith, Ankit Rajput, Oshane Thomas, Akash Singh, Varun Aaron, Tom Karan, Aniruddha Joshi, Shashank Singh