In the upcoming Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022, Rajasthan Royals (RR) will begin their journey towards Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) on March 29 on the MCA Stadium in Pune. Ahead of their opening fixture, the Royals have already assembled their camp in Mumbai, and gamers are becoming a member of the squad as their first match is approaching.
England wicketkeeper-batter Jos Buttler additionally joined the Royals camp and was greeted by a humorous tweet posted on the franchise’s official Twitter account, which was not too long ago ‘hacked’ by spin sensation Yuzvendra Chahal.
Chahal seemingly received the admin password from RR CEO Jake McCrum and went on a spree posting hilarious messages, together with naming himself the captain of the RR for IPL 2022. However, one of essentially the most eye-catching tweets from the account got here when Chahal posted a photograph of him batting and requested the followers if the tweet received greater than 10,000 retweets, the leg-spinner will open the innings for RR with Buttler.
As quickly as Buttler arrived to hitch the RR franchise, he noticed that tweet and gave an final response. The English celebrity didn’t say something however shook his head in ‘disbelief’.
Here is the video:
— Rajasthan Royals (@rajasthanroyals) March 18, 2022
Notably, Buttler was among the many three gamers retained by the Rajasthan franchise forward of the IPL 2022 auctions. Along with Buttler (INR 10 crore), captain Sanju Samson (INR 14 crore) and opener Yashasvi Jaiswal (INR 4 crore) had been retained by RR.
Among the brand new recruitees, RR purchased the likes of Chahal (INR 6.50 crore), Trent Boult (INR 8 crore), Devdutt Padikkal (INR 7.75 crore), Ravichandran Ashwin (INR 5 crore), Prasidh Krishna (INR 10 crore), and Shimron Hetmyer (INR 8.50 crore).