Rajasthan Royals

Rajasthan Royals

Executive Chairman Ranjit Barthakur introduces you to Rajasthan Royals

The Rajasthan Royals were one of the 8 founding franchises of the Indian Premier League (IPL), the most valuable cricket tournament in the world.

With the vision of becoming the most innovative & entertaining franchise in cricket, the Rajasthan Royals brand boasts of a team of many firsts. From being the first team to win the IPL in 2008 to playing the first exhibition game overseas, the Royals stand for ‘winning from anywhere’ and a never-say-die attitude.

With roots in the culturally rich state of Rajasthan, the Royals are impassioned by indomitable qualities of strength, courage and fighting prowess which personify the culture and people of Rajasthan.

Rajasthan Royals is born from the commitment to entertain cricket fans and unearth new talent across the globe, and predominantly in India. The Royals, ever since their inception, have been in the forefront in terms of nurturing and promoting new talent. These qualities have made the Rajasthan Royals one of the most loved teams in India.

As a business, the Royals generate revenue from the IPL television and online rights won by Star TV ($2.5bn for 2018-2022) as well as sponsorship, ticketing and merchandise – underpinned with very strong and growing social media engagement from their fan base. The Royals are known for unearthing young Indian talent alongside top International players.

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Some Business Stats

  • Cricket – 3rd highest win ratio

  • Digitial Media Following – Over 4.5m followers across digital media

Impact Stories

  • Scholarship programme for Indian students | 2018

    Rajasthan Royals have tied up with Deakin University, Australia to promote sports education in India and facilitate research in sports management and sports science. The most important feature of the collaboration is the mega scholarship provided to an Indian student for a sports management course in Melbourne. The scholarship will provide for full tuition fee waiver!

  • Bat For Girl Child | 2015

    Rajasthan Royals worked towards the development and welfare of the Girl Child and pledged 2% of the annual profits of the company towards the cause for the year 2015. Rajasthan Royals tied-up with two NGOs – Educate Girls and Aangan  who were the beneficiaries of this funding. The British Asian Trust (BAT), part of HRH Prince of Wales’ Charities, worked as the Implementation Partner with the Rajasthan Royals.

  • Garnier – PowerLight A Village | 2013

    The cities of Jaipur and Hyderabad were targeted as part of a social media activity as Garnier Men with Rajasthan Royals participated in a unique social campaign called PowerLight A Village.

    Rajasthan Royals cricketers Rahul Dravid and Ajinkya Rahane launched this social campaign with an aim to light up hundreds of villages in India that have no easy access to electricity.

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