IPL teams welcome Rajasthan Royal's return

Updated: Dec 15, 2017, 10:02 IST | IANS | New Delhi

Several Indian Premier League (IPL) franchises took to social media on Thursday to welcome Rajasthan Royals, which is returning to the cash-rich cricket tournament after serving a two-year ban

Several Indian Premier League (IPL) franchises took to social media on Thursday to welcome Rajasthan Royals, which is returning to the cash-rich cricket tournament after serving a two-year ban. Rajasthan kicked off the series of congratulatory messages on Twitter by welcoming CSK's return. "VANAKKAM. The energy in #Chennai and the @ChennaiIPL are simply a treat. Look forward to great games again in 2018!," the winners of the inaugural edition tweeted. "Khamma Ghani Rajasthan! To Royal Roars!," CSK tweeted in return.

Rajasthan Royals Pics/PTI
Rajasthan Royals Pics/PTI 

Other IPL teams including Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) also welcomed Rajasthan's return. "Our fans have shown tremendous excitement about our return and we couldn't be happier. We hold them in utmost regard and are so glad to see their enthusiasm," Manoj Badale, who has been the lead owner of the Rajasthan franchise since its inception, said in a statement. Earlier, a panel appointed by the Supreme Court had suspended Rajasthan and Chennai for two years over a corruption and spot fixing scandal.

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