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Ben Stokes to join Rajasthan Royals in the first week of October

Ben Stokes to join Rajasthan Royals in the first week of October

Ben Stokes to join Rajasthan Royals in the first week of October

Ben Stokes, professional England’s all-rounder, is likely to join the Rajasthan Royals (RR) in the first week of October. The news has not been formally posted but it has been confirmed by many reliable sources.

Stokes, who left Pakistan vs England test series in midways, is in New Zealand as his father was diagnosed with brain cancer. The management is humble to him as Andrew McDonald, the head coach of the franchise has revealed that Stokes can have as the time he requires to be with his family.

He will soon be leaving the destination to join RR’s squad at the earliest. The player seemed excited to meet the Royals’ family as he started training in Christchurch already.

Ben Stokes to join Rajasthan Royals in the first week of October

It could have been a major blow to miss his services in the middle-overs as he is known to be an aggressive batsman and a wicket-taking bowler. Indeed, the news is good for RR as they started their campaign of the Indian Premier League (IPL) by a magnificent win against the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in their inaugural match.

HERE IS THE COMPLETE SQUAD OF RAJASTHAN ROYALS:
Player Role Price (INR)
Riyan Parag (R) Batsman 20 Lakhs
Shashank Singh (R) Batsman 30 Lakhs
Steve Smith (R) Batsman 12.50 Crore
Robin Uthappa Batsman 3 Crore
David Miller Batsman 75 Lakhs
Manan Vohra (R) Batsman 20 Lakhs
Jos Butler (R) Wicket Keeper 4.40 Crore
Sanju Samson (R) Wicket Keeper 8 Crore
Anuj Rawat Wicket Keeper 80 Lakhs
Ben Stokes (R) All-Rounder 12.50 Crore
Mahipal Lomror (R) All-Rounder 20 Lakhs
Shreyas Gopal (R) All-Rounder 20 Lakhs
Yashasvi Jaiswal All-Rounder 2.40 Crore
Tom Curran All-Rounder 1 Crore
Ankit Rajpoot (R) Bowler 3 Crore
Jofra Archer (R) Bowler 7.20 Crore
Mayank Markande (R) Bowler 2 Crore
Rahul Tewatia (R) Bowler 3 Crore
Varun Aaron (R) Bowler 2.40 Crore
Jaydev Unadkat Bowler 3 Crore
Kartik Tyagi Bowler 1.30 Crore
Andrew Tye Bowler 1 Crore
Oshane Thomas Bowler 50 Lakhs
Anirudha Ashok Joshi All-Rounder 20 Lakhs
Akash Singh Bowler 20 Lakhs

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