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IPL 2023: Jos Buttler Welcomes Joe Root In Rajasthan Royals Squad

IPL 2023: Jos Buttler Welcomes Joe Root In Rajasthan Royals Squad
Joe Root

England limited overs format captain Jos Buttler welcomed recruit Joe Root into the Rajasthan Royals team for IPL 2023 starting from tomorrow onwards.

Buttler has been a key member of Rajasthan Royals since 2018 while Joe Root is gearing up for his maiden IPL tournament. Jos Buttler presented Joe Root Rajasthan Royals T-Shirt. Root was bought by the RR franchise for a base price of Rs 1 Crore in the mini-auction.

He was hitting the nets for the first time after joining them and played sublime drives and scoop shots.

“The guy I’m introducing needs no introduction, I’m sure we’ve all watched Joe having an amazing career so far. And I know how excited you are to be a part of the IPL, how much you are gonna get from it, and how much you’re gonna give to the group,” Buttler said in a video posted by RR on social media.


Rajasthan Royals reached the finals of the IPL 2022 season but lost to Gujarat Titans in the grand finale of the tournament. They would be looking to win the tournament this season as will look to end the trophy drought after doing it in the inaugural season in 2008.

Jos Buttler finished as the leading run-getter last year with 863 runs including 4 centuries and 4 half-centuries to his name.

Rajasthan Royals Squad for IPL 2023

Rajasthan Royals will be looking to win this year’s tournament. They kept their core of players including Sanju Samson as captain, Yaishvi Jaiswal, R Ashwin, Trent Boult, Shimron Hetymer, Devdutt Paddikal, Riyan Parag, KC Cariappa, Yuzvendra Chahal, Navdeep Saini, Obed McCoy, Kuldeep Sen, Dhruv Juyel, Kuldip Yadav.

Sanju Samson and Co bought West Indies all-rounder Jason Holder for Rs 5.75 Crore, Donvon Ferreira for 50 Lakhs, Kunal Rathore 20 Lakhs, Adam Zampa 1.5 Crore, Murugan Ashwin 20 Lakhs, Akash Vashisht 20 Lakhs, Abdul PA 20 Lakhs.

Sandeep Sharma has been named as a replacement for Praisdh Krishna as the latter was ruled out due to an injury.

Rajasthan Royals would start their tournament against Sunrisers Hyderabad on 1 April 2023 at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad.

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