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IPL 2022: 3 big overseas superstars to watch out for Sanju Samson-led Rajasthan Royals after squad overhaul- check out

IPL 2022: 3 big overseas superstars to watch out for Sanju Samson-led Rajasthan Royals after squad overhaul- check out

IPL 2022: 3 big overseas superstars to watch out for Sanju Samson-led Rajasthan Royals (RR) after squad overhaul- Trent Boult, Jos Buttler, Shimron Hetmyer
IPL 2022: 3 big overseas superstars to watch out from Rajasthan Royals (RR) Sanju Samson & newly-appointed head coach Kumar Sangakkara have the team to win IPL trophy and end trophy drought after maiden season. The franchise went all guns blazing at the auction in a bid to purchase the best with a great mix […]

IPL 2022: 3 big overseas superstars to watch out from Rajasthan Royals (RR) Sanju Samson & newly-appointed head coach Kumar Sangakkara have the team to win IPL trophy and end trophy drought after maiden season. The franchise went all guns blazing at the auction in a bid to purchase the best with a great mix of youth and experience, unlike previous IPL seasons. They have also roped in a few big overseas superstars to strengthen their core. They are Jos Buttler, Trent Boult & Shimron Hetmyer. Follow IPL 2022 latest updates on InsideSport.IN

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Jos Buttler

England’s Jos Buttler is expected to play a key role after his retention. He is able to play the opening as well as the finisher’s role. He is likely to open with Devdutt Padikkal or Yashashvi Jaiswal or switch to the middle-order role for late flourish. He is a senior member of the core group and is expected to assist Samson in on-field decisions.

Batting & Fielding

Year Mat No Runs HS Avg BF SR 100 50 4s 6s CT ST
Career 65 8 1968 124 35.14 1,312 150.00 1 11 194 90 34 1
2021 7 0 254 124 36.28 166 153.01 1 0 27 13 3 0
2020 13 2 328 70* 32.80 227 144.49 0 2 27 16 6 0
2019 8 0 311 89 38.87 205 151.70 0 3 38 14 8 0
2018 13 3 548 95* 54.80 353 155.24 0 5 52 21 9 1
2017 10 0 272 77 27.20 177 153.67 0 1 27 15 1 0
2016 14 3 255 41 23.18 184 138.58 0 0 23 11 7 0

 

Trent Boult

New Zealand pacer Trent Boult is expected to boost the RR pace attack. The left-arm seamer will be a powerful weapon for Samson against all other franchises. He will be looking to use his experience to provide breakthroughs in both powerplay and death overs.

Series O M R W 4w Best Avg S/R E/R
2015 28 0 236 9 0 3/19 26.22 18.67 8.43
2016 4 0 39 1 0 1/39 39.00 24.00 9.75
2017 23.5 0 216 5 0 2/30 43.20 28.60 9.06
2018 52.4 1 466 18 0 2/20 25.89 17.56 8.85
2019 19 0 163 5 0 2/27 32.60 22.80 8.58
2020 57.2 3 457 25 1 4/18 18.28 13.76 7.97
2021 51.2 1 406 13 0 3/28 31.23 23.69 7.91
Overall (7) 236.1 5 1983 76 1 4/18 26.09 18.64 8.40

 

Shimron Hetmyer

West Indies batting sensation Shimron Hetmyer had a decent IPL season last year. Unfortunately, he failed to play for West Indies against India. Thus, he will be keen to make his way back to the national team. He will be looking to make the most of his opportunities.

Batting & Fielding

Year Mat No Runs HS Avg BF SR 100 50 4s 6s CT ST
Career 31 9 517 75 25.85 342 151.16 0 2 34 31 14 0
2021 14 6 242 53* 34.57 144 168.05 0 1 19 12 4 0
2020 12 3 185 45 23.12 125 148.00 0 0 11 12 7 0
2019 5 0 90 75 18.00 73 123.28 0 1 4 7 3 0

 

IPL 2022: 3 big overseas superstars to watch out for Sanju Samson-led Rajasthan Royals after squad overhaul

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Rajasthan Royals squad

RAJASTHAN ROYALS: Players Bought By RR: (24 Overall – 8 Overseas) 89.05 Crore Spent / 0.95 Cr remaining

Retained: Sanju Samson (14 Cr) / Jos Butler (10 Cr) / Yashasvi Jaiswal (4 Cr)
RR New Buys
Navdeep Saini – 2.6 Cr
Obed McCoy – 75 L
Kuldeep Sen – 20 L
Karun Nair – 1.4 Cr
Dhruv Jurel – 20 L
Tejas Baroka – 20 L
Kuldip Yadav – 20 L
Shubham Garhwal – 20 L
James Neesham – 1.5 Cr
Nathan Coulter-Nile – 2 Cr
Rassie Van Der Dussen – 1 Cr
Daryl Mitchell – 75 L
Anunay Singh – 20 L
Ravichandran Ashwin – 5 Cr
Trent Boult – 8 Cr
Shimron Hetmyer – 7 Cr
Devdutt Padikkal – 7.75 Cr
Prasidh Krishna – 10 Cr
Yuzvendra Chahal – 6.5 Cr
Riyan Parag – 3.8 Cr
KC Cariappa – 30 L

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