IPL 2019 Player Auction Highlights: It has been an eventful evening at the Indian Premier League 2019 Auctions, which saw a lot of drama, bidding wars and a total spending of a staggering ₹1,06,80,00,000. There were 40 Indian and 20 overseas players for whom the eight participating teams broke their banks.
Jaydev Unadkat is back with Rajasthan Royals for Rs. 8.4 crore. In the previous edition, they bought him for Rs. 11.5 crore, which was the highest buy of the IPL 2018. Moreover, they have pulled in one more pacer Varun Aaron for Rs 2.4 crore. RR made their comeback in 2018 edition of the Indian Premier League after serving two years of ban due to the charge of match-fixing on their owners, had a very disappointing campaign last year. They have retained their key players such as Ajinkya Rahane, Steve Smith, Ben Stokes and among others. Also Read - India vs Australia 2020: Michael Vaughan Calls Virat Kohli-Led Team India 'Old School', Feels Visitors Will Lose to Australia in All Formats
Here’s all you need to know about Rajasthan Royals:
Rajasthan Royals Full Updated Squad:
Retained: Ajinkya Rahane, Krishnappa Gowtham, Sanju Samson, Shreyas Gopal, Aryaman Birla, S. Midhun, Prashant Chopra, Stuart Binny, Rahul Tripathi, Ben Stokes, Steve Smith, Jos Buttler, Jofra Archer, Ish Sodhi, Dhawal Kulkarni, Mahipal Lomror
Bought: Jaydev Unadkat (Rs 8.4 cr), Varun Aaron (Rs 2.4 cr), Oshane Thomas (Rs 1.1 cr), Shashank Singh (Rs 30 lakh), Liam Livinstone (Rs 50 lakh), Shubham Rajane (Rs 20 lakh), Manan Vohra (Rs 20 lakh), Ashton Turner (Rs 50 lakh), Riyan Parag (Rs 20 lakh).