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Why did Rajasthan Royals Choose Sanju Samson to Lead in IPL 2021?

Posted on March 19, 2021 by John Harris

Rajasthan Royals is a franchise of the Indian Premier League. It is based in Jaipur and is one amongst the authentic 8 franchises of IPL when it started back in the year 2008. At the present, Manoj Badale alongside eight other investors is the owner of the team. The home ground of this team is the stadium known as Sawai Mansingh Stadium located in Jaipur. The team of Rajasthan Royals is immensely popular in the IPL. 

In the year 2010, the contract of the franchise owned by the team was terminated by the BCCI but the decision was again reverted when they reached a consensus. The franchise of the Pink City was the winner of the welcoming edition of the IPL under the leadership of Shane Warne who is an Australian legend and also a mentor of the team. The journey of this team in IPL has undergone many controversies. You can play the same kind of cricket on theGamezy app too. 

In 2010, the franchise contract was governed by the team and then it got suspended by BCCI but the final decision was again changed after marking a consensus. Although, in the year 2016, the team got its name caught in a scandal which was about match-fixing. Then, a ban for two years was recommended by the Lodha committee and was then followed by the BCCI. In 2018, the team made a comeback to the tournament. They also opted for playoffs of the 2018 season of IPL but somehow they didn’t succeed in making it to the finals. 

In the IPL 2019 edition, Steve Smith made a return to the team after they served for a year in the case of tampering with the ball. Then, his appointment as a captain of the team was done in the middle of the year. For the 2020 edition of IPL, he was appointed as a captain for full time, but once the tournament finished, he got freed by the franchise. That is when Sanju Samson got appointed as one of the skippers of the team in the 2021 edition of the fantasy cricket game. 

Samson continues to be one of RR’s mainstays in the middle order and given that he is a domestic recruit, adds more value as it allows the franchise to spread the overseas players in other departments. Samson is still in search of that one big standout IPL season that shall take his game to the next level. It was his instinct that the team was able to present their potential to the whole world. 

Hence, the team Rajasthan Royals had chosen Sanju Samson as the leader of their team because of his exceptional potential. He is a highly skilled Cricketer. Although he didn’t belong to a virtual high-class family, he was the one who is taking over the world with his cricketing skills. He is both a skillful batsman as well a baller. 

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