As the remaining 31 matches of the IPL 2021 will be staged in the United Arab Emirates, the Rajasthan Royals (RR) are hoping to change their fate.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has finally put an end to all speculation and rumors as it has decided to host the remaining matches of the 14th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). ) in the September-October window. IPL 2021 was suspended indefinitely on May 4 after there was a breach in the biosecure bubble and a few players and other members returned positive for Covid-19.
As soon as news about the postponement of IPL 2021 surfaced on social media, Twitter was inundated with tweets and memes as fans couldn’t keep their cool. The official Twitter accounts of the eight franchises also tweeted regarding the hosting of IPL 2021 in the United Arab Emirates.
Meanwhile, it was the tweet from the 2008 champion Rajasthan Royals that caused a stir on social media and caught the attention of many Twitterati. The decorated speedster of RR Jofra Archer is quite famous for his “prophecies,” as many of his old tweets have resurfaced time and time again on social media and have proven to be remarkably accurate.
So, RR used a tweet from Archer from 2015 where he tweeted “I have to go to Dubai ”. Retweeting Archer’s old tweet, RR wrote: “You know that, Jof.” Notably, Jofra Archer missed the first leg of the 2021 IPL due to his hand and elbow injury.
You know that, Jof. ✈️ https://t.co/KYAPJmbR9e
– Rajasthan Royals (@rajasthanroyals) May 29, 2021
Rajasthan Royals hopes to change fortunes in UAE
As the remaining 31 matches of the IPL 2021 will be staged in the United Arab Emirates, the Rajasthan Royals (RR) are hoping to change their fate. The Royals didn’t have a perfect run in the 2021 IPL as they were in fifth in the points table with four wins in seven games.
RR began his campaign with a loss to the Punjab Kings by four points. Although the franchise got back on the winning streak by scripting a victory over the Delhi Capitals in the next meeting, it lost its next two games trotting to Chennai Super Kings and Royal Challengers Bangalore respectively. This was followed by RR winning against Sunrisers Hyderabad and Kolkata Knight Riders while losing against Mumbai Indians.