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IPL 2021 auction: Rajasthan Royals' full list of retained, released players

The list of foreign players retained by Rajasthan Royals, includes Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler and Jofra Archer. All three English players performed well for the Royals in the last tournament

Rajasthan Royals | IPL 2021 | Sanju Samson

BS Web Team  |  New Delhi 

Rajasthan Royals players in IPL 2020 at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates. Photo: Sportzpics for BCCI
Rajasthan Royals players in IPL 2020 at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates. File photo: Sportzpics for BCCI

(RR) has named as their new skipper for the 2021 season. Australia batsman Steve Smith, who failed to impress with bat and captaincy, has been released. Rajasthan, who finished last in the 2020 edition, released eight players.



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First Published: Thu, January 21 2021. 19:13 IST