What a season this has been. In many ways, this was a season for the silent ones. The underdogs, the stooges, the suppressed ones. The dark horses, the fringe-inhabitants, the gritty pawns of the game. Mumbai and Chennai have been reigning supreme over this league for the past 5 years, a brutal tyranny. But the … Read moreIPL 2022 Team Of The Season
Probable Playing XI Jos Buttler*/Daryl Mitchell* Yashasvi Jaiswal Devdutt Padikkal Sanju Samson © Shimron Hetmyer* Riyan Parag/Navdeep Saini Nathan Coulter-Nile*/Jimmy Neesham*/Rassie Van Der Dussen* Ravichandran Ashwin Yuzvendra Chahal Prasidh Krishna Trent Boult* Strengths That Top 5. Wow. That Bottom 4. Wow. They have me as their Superfan. What else could they possibly need? Weaknesses No.6 … Read moreRajasthan Royals – favourites for the trophy?
Earlier today, news of Shane Warne’s demise arrived. This is extremely heartbreaking for me, as someone who has always been a huge fan of his art. I became a leg spinner in gully cricket games because of Shane Warne, adopted an Australian accent for a good few weeks because of Shane Warne, and even read … Read moreMy Captain Forever.
Dear RR management, We love you. Excuse us for the abuses we hurled at you after the Prasidh Krishna bid. I would also like to revoke the kidnapping threat I had sent to Mr.McCrum’s poodle. We are extremely delighted with the squad you have assembled, and can’t wait to see this team in action! The … Read moreA Letter From An RR Fan To The Management.
The Rajasthan Royals have long been regarded as the most strategic and analytical IPL team. The legendary IPL auctioneer Richard Madley said in his recent interview on Ravi Ashwin’s YouTube channel, ‘The Rajasthan Royals have been the coolest and most shrewd IPL franchise over the years.’ It makes sense then, that the Royals have also … Read moreSuper Royals Mock Auction Analysis!
RAJASTHAN ROYALS So let’s start with my team……yes I own stakes in the team, okay? I’m allowed to say ‘my team’ okay? Anyway….the story of RR in IPL 2021 has been a tale of two time periods. Time Period 1 – Right after the auction. Everybody’s going gaga over them. ‘Top 4 confirmed’ and ‘They’re … Read moreIPL 2021 Preview Part 2! – RR’s Hate For Fish, PBKS’ Horror Buys, KKR’s Unique Conundrum And CSK’s Emotions
The 2020 season was the first in Rajasthan Royals history where the team finished bottom of the table. You could argue that they had the same no. of wins as the team on 5th position and had just one less win than 2 teams who actually qualified for the playoffs, but you can’t deny that … Read moreSo What Went Wrong For The Royals This Season?
The Kings XI Punjab were on a mad run. They had beaten 5 teams on the trot. Mumbai Indians, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Delhi Capitals – the best of the best couldn’t hold their ground against them. They were looking unstoppable. They looked set to get that No.4 spot on the table, and break the hearts … Read moreHalla Bol.
So the Rajasthan Royals alumni ‘Rockstar’ Ravindra Jadeja has indirectly kept RR alive in the race by beating their close competition the Kolkata Knight Riders. But his heroics will hold no significance if the Royals can’t win both of their next games, the first of which comes against Kings XI Punjab tomorrow. This game (Much … Read moreCan The Royals Conquer The Kings?
Wow! What a game! This game had more turns than that street in San Fran! The Rajasthan Royals overcame all odds and chased down an absolutely humongous target against the table-toppers and the best bowling attack of the tournament! This is the kind of cricket this team deserves to play. This is the kind of … Read moreBig Ben 10 Pulls Out a 100!