Rajasthan Royals IPL 2024 Auction: Remaining Purse, Retained, Released Players, Available Slots And Target Players

Rajasthan Royals IPL 2024 Auction: Remaining Purse, Retained, Released Players, Available Slots And Target Players. Rajasthan Royals have gained a reputation, for being somewhat disappointing in the Indian Premier League (IPL) because they haven’t been able to add any trophies to their collection since their victory in 2008. Throughout the years the team has nurtured cricket players and now Sanju Samson acts as their captain. In the 2023 season, they secured a fifth-place finish, on the points table.

Rajasthan Royals IPL 2024 Auction
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The Rajasthan Royals have become the first team to complete a trade by acquiring Avesh Khan from the Lucknow Super Giants in trade, for Devdutt Padikkal. They traded both players at their existing prices.

With a budget of INR 14.50 crore, the Rajasthan Royals need to make strategic decisions during the IPL auction. Before the auction, the team released nine players. However, Finalized a trade to bring in Avesh Khan, a pace bowler from the Lucknow Super Giants (LSG). This article will discuss the list of players retained and released, highlighting five potential targets that the franchise based in Rajasthan could consider for the IPL 2024 mini-auction.

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Rajasthan Royals Retained Players List

Jos Buttler, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Trent Boult, Ravichandran Ashwin, Sanju Samson (c), Adam Zampa, Dhruv Jurel, Prasidh Krishna, Donovan Ferreira, Kuldeep Sen, Sandeep Sharma, Yuzvendra Chahal, Shimron Hetmyer, Navdeep Saini, Avesh Khan (from LSG), Kunal Rathore, and Riyan Parag.

Rajasthan Royals Released Players List

Joe Root, Abdul Basith, Jason Holder, KM Asif, Devdutt Padikkal (traded), Obed McCoy, Akash Vashisht, Kuldip Yadav, KC Cariappa, and Murugan Ashwin.

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Rajasthan Royals Can Target These Players In IPL 2024 Auction

In the Indian Premier League 2024 Mini Auction a total of 1166 players have signed up with 830 indian players and 336 foreign players. The IPL auction for 2024 is scheduled to occur on December 19 in Dubai, with all the franchises strategizing to build their teams. However, Rajasthan Royals (RR) who were the first champions will enter the auction with the lowest purse.

Chris Woakes, Shardul Thakur, Harry Brook, David Willey

English all-rounder Chris Woakes has registered for the IPL 2024 auction, with a base price of 2 Crore creating anticipation for a bidding process on December 19. Rajasthan Royals (RR) are among the bidders as they recognize Woakes’ ability to take wickets and contribute with the bat making him an ideal replacement for Jason Holder.

RR is also interested in pace all-rounder Shardul Thakur due, to his experience. The knack for breakthroughs. Additionally, they might consider targeting English batsman Brook, released by Sunrisers Hyderabad, to fill the middle-order slots left by Joe Root and Shimron Hetmyer.