Updated: 4 March 2022

Rajasthan Royals was the first team to win the IPL ( 2008). The first edition of the IPL brought glories to the team which was led by the Australian great leg spinner Late Shane Warne.

Some Facts About Shane Warne:

  1. Shane Warne captained Rajasthan royals for 4 seasons which were 2008,2009,2010,2011. He captained the Rajasthan Royals in 55 matches. Out of these 55 matches, we won 30 matches, lost 24, and 1 match was a tie.

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Shane Warne net worth

Shane Warne net worth is around 50 million $ 362 crores.(approximately)

In 2013 Shane Warne was inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame

In 2013 Shane Warne officially Retired from all formats of cricket

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Given below is Shane Warne wickets across all formats


In addition to an outstanding international career, Shane Warne can be regarded as the most prolific wicket-takers and one of the most successful captains across the 4 seasons of the IPL where he was part.

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Right from the first season in 2008, when he led a low-profile Rajasthan Royals to the title, his consistent bowling performances have complemented his attacking captaincy skills.

Although his economy rate of 7.27 is not among the best, it is his accuracy combined with the ability to take wickets at crucial moments sets him apart.

Rajasthan Royals captain in IPL 2021:

Rajasthan Royals parted ways with their last season captain Steve Smith. Due to this, they have made Sanju Samson as the captain of the team.

  • Some facts about Sanju Samson:

1>Sanju Samson plays for Kerala in the domestic season

2>He was born on November 11th 1994

3> Sanju Samson became the first wicket keeper to score double century in the Vijay Hazare trophy.

4> Sanju Samson net worth is around 40 crore rupees.

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Given below is Sanju Samson career record:

MInnNORunsHighestAverageBall FacedStrike Rate100200504s6s

Sanju Samson Captain RR in 3 matches, win-1, lost-2, win %- 33.33


Rajasthan Royals have a dismal record if we look at their IPL journey. They won the IPL trophy in the first edition of 2008 and after that their team has failed to perform and reach the playoffs.

With the appointment of new captain as Sanju Samson, the Rajasthan Royals would be looking at changing their fortunes in IPL 2022.