The Royals made the announcement on Live TV which is the first in IPL history. "I am excited about working with Smith".
Ajinkya Rahane and Ben Stokes were also considered for the post but Smith got the nod.
Warne, during his time with Rajasthan Royals, was also responsible in shaping up the careers of players like Ajinkya Rahane, Ravindra Jadeja, Yusuf Pathan and Shane Watson, all of whom then went on to play global cricket.
Last year, Smith captained the Rising Pune Supergiants, who qualified for the final, but lost to the Mumbai Indians in a tense contest.
"We welcome Steve Smith on board". The Australian skipper, in a statement released by the club, said he was looking forward to leading the team. "It's an honour and privilege to be leading Royals and looking forward to working with the King (Shane Warne)", Smith said. In the event, Steve Smith has stated that he is looking forward to work with Team Mentor Shane Warne, who led the team in the first edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) in 2017. Who can forget his innings in the final against Mumbai Indians, where Smith nearly pulled off a successful chase with a brilliant knock but the team fell just short of one run. It was a successful season for him as Smith had scored 472 runs in 15 matches in the last IPL season. His presence will mean a lot to the team as we look forward to a fresh beginning and a successful season. He is a very passionate and influential player and we are excited to have him with us again.
Former Team India captain and icon player for KKR in the inaugural season of IPL speaking exclusively on the Star Sports Network, the official broadcaster of VIVO IPL has put his faith on Robin Uthappa as a prime captaincy contender for the top job at the Kolkata based franchise.
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The by-polls for the Araria Lok Sabha seat, and the Jehanabad and Bhabua Assembly seats are scheduled to be held on March 11. With only seven members in the UP Assembly, Congress stands no chance to manage a seat without support.
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However, former Arsenal legend Merson is backing Chelsea FC and Manchester United to share the spoils in the Premier League clash. United have kept a total of 23 clean sheets overall this season, which is three more than any other Premier League team.
He said the state government was not letting the benefits of various central schemes reach the right beneficiaries. He also heaped praise on Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah for waving off loans worth "Rs. 8000 crores".
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Lakers guard Lonzo Ball's first basket in return from injury
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