The Rajasthan Royals are a professional cricket team in the Indian Premier League (IPL). Founded in 2008, the franchise is based in the city of Jaipur in Rajasthan, India. The team has won the IPL title once, in the tournament’s inaugural season in 2008.
Rajasthan Royals Ownership
The Rajasthan Royals are owned by Manoj Badale, an entrepreneur and investor who is also the co-founder of the Blenheim Chalcot Group, a venture builder that has created and scaled over 40 technology companies. Badale owns the franchise along with a few other investors.
Fan Base And Brand Value
The Rajasthan Royals have a strong fan base, particularly in their home state of Rajasthan. They have around 10.5 million followers across their social media accounts. The team has also built a strong brand identity, thanks to their unique approach to team-building and their focus on nurturing young talent. According to Forbes, the brand value of RR was estimated to be $1 billion in 2022.
The home stadium of the RR is the Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur. The stadium has a seating capacity of 30,000 and is known for its lively atmosphere and passionate fans.
Rajasthan Royals Logo
The team name appears beneath the white-colored crown in the RR logo. Their name is printed in big characters, while the colors white and pink represent Rajasthan’s regal history.
Rajasthan Royals vs. Punjab Kings is one of the finest rivalries in recent times! The level of competition has been unrivaled. The two teams have played an overall 25 IPL matches against each other, with RR leading 14-11.
RR vs. MI is another notable rivalry in the IPL. The matches between the two teams have been high-scoring and closely contested, with both teams trying their best to come out on top. RR and MI have met 27 times in the IPL, with MI winning 14 games and RR winning 12, with one game ending in a no-result.
The Rajasthan Royals’ best season in the IPL was undoubtedly their first, in 2008, when they won the tournament under the captaincy of Shane Warne. The team won 11 out of its 14 matches in the league stage before defeating the Chennai Super Kings in the final.
The Rajasthan Royals’ worst season in the IPL came in 2020 when they finished at the bottom of the table with just 12 points from their 14 matches. The team struggled to find consistency throughout the season and was plagued by injuries and poor form.
Overall Record In IPL
The RR has played a total of 194 matches in the IPL, winning 95 and losing 94, with five matches ending in ties and no results. The team has a win percentage of 50.26%.
The following table lists the greatest RR players of all time.
|Sanju Samson||2013-Present||3138 Runs|
|Ajinkya Rahane||2011-2019||3098 Runs|
|Shane Watson||2008-2015||2474 Runs & 61 Wickets|
|Jos Buttler||2018-2023||2377 Runs|
|Yousuf Pathan||2008-2010||1011 Runs & 20 Wickets|
|Shane Warne||2008-2011||57 Wickets|
|James Faulkner||2013-2015||47 Wickets|
|Sohail Tanvir||2008||22 Wickets|
|Siddharth Trivedi||2008-2013||65 Wickets|
The Rajasthan Royals finished runner-ups last year and will be hoping to win the title this time around. The team appears to be balanced, and all of the star players appear to be in good form. Nobody can stop them from winning their second title if they perform to their maximum potential.