Monday, May 23, 2022

RR Retained Players: Rajasthan Royals retain Sanju Samson, Jos Buttler, Yashaswi Jaiswal for next three seasons

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RR Retained Players – Sanju Samson retained as RR captain: Rajasthan Royals have retained captain Sanju Samson, Jos Buttler, and Yashaswi Jaswal ahead of the IPL 2022 mega auction for INR 14 crore, INR 10 crore, INR 4 crore respectively on Tuesday. Sanju Samson has been one of the stalwarts of the franchise over the years and had been handed reigns last year, which led to his career-best season in the IPL. While Jos Buttler has consistently performed at the top of the order for Royals. Follow Insidesport.in for all IPL 2022 retention updates. 

The Royals were expected to name only three retentions. Sanju Samson and Jos Buttler’s names were being expected but Jaiswal’s name is a bit of a surprise for the fans. With the likes of Archer, Stokes, and Livingstone in the mix, it was always a tough decision for RR management to choose three players.

Rajasthan Royals Retentions:

  1. Sanju Samson (14 Crores)
  2. Jos Buttler (10 Crores)
  3. Yashasvi Jaiswal (4 Crores)

Purse Amount Remaining: 62 Crore

RR Retained Players: Rajasthan Royals retain Sanju Samson, Jos Buttler, Yashaswi Jaiswal for next three seasons

22:20 IST: It’s official!!! Rajasthan Royals retain Sanju Samson, Jos Buttler, and Yashasvi Jaiswal ahead of the mega auction.

21:15 IST: 15 minutes to go!!

21:00 IST: Half an hour left for the big revelation!! Who will RR retain apart from Samson and Buttler? Yashahsvi Jaiswal- Let’s know in 30 minutes.

20:30 IST: The official announcement is an hour away and it will be interesting to see who do RR retain other than Sanju Samson.

19:20 IST: Sanju Samson has been retained by RR as he has consistently performed for the franchise over the years. In IPL 2021 alone, Samson amassed 484 runs in 14 games at an average of 40.33 and a strike rate of 136.72.

19:00 IST: The latest update says that Jofra Archer and Ben Stokes are not in contention for retention.

18:23 IST: As per InsideSport, Sanju Samson has been retained by Rajasthan Royals for a whopping INR 14 Crore. The official announcement will be made shortly.

Check Sanju Samson total IPL Salary till date. 

RR Retained Players: Rajasthan Royals retain Sanju Samson, Jos Buttler, Yashaswi Jaiswal for next three seasons

As Sanju Samson has been retained, he is certain to lead the Royals for another season. Meanwhile, the opening pair of Jos Buttler and Yashaswi Jaiswal have been trusted by the Rajasthan-based franchise to continue with their roles.

However, Rajasthan will have to work hard to build a good pool of players as they don’t have lacked proven match-winners. They have the required amount with a whopping purse amount of 62 Crores.

Also Read: IPL 2022 CSK Retention: MS Dhoni, R Jadeja, Ruturaj Gaikwad and Moeen Ali retained-follow LIVE Updates

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