Indian all-rounder –Stuart Binny is confident that the comeback franchise Rajasthan Royals (RR) will do well in the upcoming 11th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2018, starting from 7 April.
He also believes that RR have got a match-winning combination, this season, with the likes of Ben Stokes, Sanju Samson, Jaydev Unadkat and Ajinkya Rahane and that they will certainly do well under the captaincy of Australia’s Steve Smith and coaching of Shane Warne to win their second IPL title.
Stuart Binny told Star Sports, “Yes, I believe we have a very good chance of regaining the IPL trophy this year. The current mix of players which includes Rajasthan Royals’ veterans- Rahane and Samson along with international superstars like Stokes, Buttler, and Unadkat certainly promise to be a match-winning combination. It’s all about getting off to a winning start and get the confidence of the team going.”
Currently, the RR team is preparing in Jaipur, and Star Sports –the official broadcaster of VIVO IPL 2018 was also there for a special edition of Game Plan- In Your City to reflect the excitement of players and the local fans, as the franchise returning to the IPL folds after a two-year ban.
The episode of RR special Game Plan- In Your City will be telecasted on Star Sports 1, Star Sports 1 HD, Star Sports 1 Hindi and Star Sports 1 Hindi HD on March 18 at 9 am, where Aakash Chopra, Md. Kaif, Stuart Binny, Sanju Samson and Aryaman Birla will be seen talking with Jatin Sapru about the RR’s strategy, heroes to look out for and many more.
Rajasthan Royals will open their IPL 2018 campaign against SunRisers Hyderabad at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium, Hyderabad on 9 April.