IPL 2022 RR Squad

IPL 2022 RR Squad: The inaugural edition winner of the Indian Premier League still waits to lift their second trophy. Rajasthan Royals beats Chennai Super Kings in IPL 2008 finals and lift their maiden IPL trophy under Shane Warne’s captaincy.

Since then RR struggles to lift the IPL trophy. Rajasthan Royals is the only active team that doesn’t have the runner-up title. All other teams who fail to lift their maiden trophy have at least once been in the finals of the IPL and ended up as runner-up.

RR IPL 2022 Auction Stats

IPL 2022 RR squad: RR skipper Sanju Samson who is a wicket-keeper batsman will be the first player to be retained by the franchise. Not based on his captaincy role, but for his consistency RR will retain him for sure. He smashed 484 runs by playing all 14 league matches of the IPL 2021.

Sanju Samson
Sanju Samson

Chetan Sakariya will be their next option for retaining owing to his consistency in wicket-taking skills. Yashasvi Jaiswal, the youngest Indian to score a List A double ton at the age of 17 will be their third option in the retaining process for his fearless opening batting attack.

IPL 2022 RR Squad 

New Players signed by RR for IPL 2022

IPL 2022 RR squad: Rajasthan Royals who seek to lift their second title in IPL 2022 will seek a perfect all-rounder who can balance their team in tough situations.

The new players signed by RR in IPL 2022 Mega Auction will be updated here once officially announced.

Players retained by RR in IPL 2022

IPL 2022 RR squad: Rajasthan Royals needs to utilize this mega auction opportunity to build a strong team that could lift their second IPL trophy in the upcoming season.

Chetan Sakariya
Chetan Sakariya

Following are the details of the possible RR Retained Players 2022:

Set 1(Mostly confirmed)

PlayerRole
Sanju Samson
Wicket keeper batsman
Yashavi JaiswalBatsman
Jofra Archer/Ben StokesBowler/All-rounder
Jos ButtlerBatsman

 

Set 2

PlayerRole
Sanju Samson
Wicket keeper batsman
Shivam DubeBatsman
Rahul TewatiaBowler
Jofra ArcherBowler

 

Set 3

PlayerRole
Sanju Samson
Wicket keeper batsman
Chetan SakariyaBowler
Yashavi JaiswalBatsman
Ben StokesAll-rounder

 

Set 4

PlayerRole
Sanju Samson
Wicket keeper batsman
Rahul TewatiaBowler
Chetan SakariyaBowler
Jos ButtlerBatsman

 

IPL 2022 RR Retention – 2 Indian Players with 2 Foreign Players

If RR decides to retain players in 2+2 format that is 2 Indian players with 2 foreign players then the following will be the possible IPL 2022 RR retention:

Set 1

PlayerRole
Sanju Samson
Wicket keeper batsman
Chetan SakariyaBowler
Jos ButtlerBatsman
Jofra ArcherBowler

 

Set 2

PlayerRole
Sanju Samson
Wicket keeper batsman
Rahul TewatiaBowler
Jofra ArcherBowler
Ben StokesAll-rounder

 

Set 3

PlayerRole
Sanju Samson
Wicket keeper batsman
Yashavi JaiswalBatsman
Ben StokesAll-rounder
Jos ButtlerBatsman

 

Set 4

PlayerRole
Sanju Samson
Wicket keeper batsman
Shivam DubeBatsman
Ben StokesAll-rounder
David MillerBatsman

 

Also read: IPL 2022 PBKS Squad with New Signings in Mega Auction

RR Released Players in IPL 2022 (Expected)

Apart from retaining the 4 players, RR have to release all its remaining players ahead of the IPL 2022 Mega Auction. Following are the expected players to be released by RR ahead of the IPL 2022 Mega Auction:

  • Manan Vohra
  • Glenn Phillip
  • Anuj Rawat
  • Riyan Parag
  • David Miller
  • Mahipal Lomror
  • Shreyas Gopal
  • Mayank Markande
  • Andrew Tye
  • Jaydev Unadkat
  • KC Cariappa
  • Liam Livingstone
  • Kuldip Yadav
  • Akash Singh

Rajasthan Royals Squad – Previous Year

Sanju Samson (C), Jos Buttler, Jofra Archer, Ben Stokes, Andrew Tye, Anuj Rawat, David Miller, Jaydev Unadkat, Kartik Tyagi, Mahipal Lomror, Manan Vohra, Mayank Markande, Rahul Tewatia, Riyan Parag, Shreyas Gopal, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Shivam Dube, Chris Morris, Mustafizur Rahman, Chetan Sakariya, KC Cariappa, Liam Livingstone, Kuldip Yadav, Akash Singh.

IPL 2022 Auction Date

  • The window for the 8 existing teams to retain the players will be from the 1st November 2021 to 30th November 2021.
  • The 2 new IPL teams will have the window to retain the players starting from 1st December 2021 to 25th December 2021.
  • Right after this retention window period, BCCI will organize the IPL 2022 Auction at the end of December or at the beginning of January 2022.

IPL 2022 Retention Rules

  • A team is set to be allowed to keep up to three Indian(capped/uncapped) and two foreign players with the total number of retentions not exceeding four.
  • It has clearly said that a team cannot keep more than two uncapped players.
  • As per the conditions, the team management can either retain three Indian players and one overseas player or two Indian players and two overseas players.
  • Two New IPL teams can pick any 2 Indian and 1 foreign player from the Mega auction pool before the start of the auction 2022.
  • Also, new teams can pick only one uncapped player before the auction.
  • There will also be no Right to Match (RTM) cards for the IPL 2022 Mega Auction.

IPL 2022 Salary Cap

BCCI also explained the salary cap for the retained players based on the team’s decision of the number of players retention.

  • If a team retains 4 players, Rs 42 crore will be cut from the player purse.
  • If a team retains 3 players, Rs 33 crore will be cut from the player purse.
  • If a team retains 2 players, Rs 24 crore will be cut from the player purse.
  • If a team retains only one player, it will lose Rs 14 crore from its purse value.
  • Each uncapped player retained will cost Rs 4 crore each.

If a team retains 4 of its player then the salary cap of the four players will be as follows:

*below mentioned will be the player’s annual salary

Deductions for 4 PlayersINR 42 Cr(Total)
Player 1INR 16 Cr
Player 2INR 12 Cr
Player 3INR 8 Cr
Player 4INR 6 Cr

 

If a team retains 3 of its player then the salary cap of the three players will be as follows:

3 players deductionINR 33 Cr(Total)
Player 1INR 15 Cr
Player 2INR 11 Cr
Player 3INR 7 Cr

 

If a team retains 2 of its player then the salary cap of the two players will be as follows:

2 Players deductionINR 24 Cr(Total)
Player 1INR 14 Cr
Player 2INR 10 Cr

 

If a team keeps only one player, then the team has to pay a total of INR 14 crores

1 Player deductionINR 14 Cr