April 3, 2021
IPL 2021: Punjab Kings Squad
By Vaibhavi Dahake
The Punjab Kings are a franchise cricket team based in Mohali, Punjab, that plays in the IPL. Established in 2008 as the Kings XI Punjab, It is jointly owned by Mohit Burman, Ness Wadia, Preity Zinta and Karan Paul.
On 17 February 2021, Kings XI Punjab was renamed to Punjab Kings before the IPL 2021. The team is led under the captaincy of K L Rahul.
After the re branding of the team this year, The Punjab Kings has a chance of taking the cup home because of the multiple options of wicket takers and powerful battling lineup. Lets take a look at the team.
K L Rahul
Leading run scorer and captain of ht eteam. In IPL 2020, he topped the charts of the highest run-getters in the tournament and won the Orange Cap.
India's ace pacer, Mohammad Shami is one of the important pillars of the Punjab Kings squad. He bagged 20 wickets last season.
One of the biggest name in t20 cricket, Chris Gayle, is an asset to any team. He's known for his hard-hitting batting ability and carrying the game forward single handedly.
Nicholas Pooran is one of the most dangerous batsmen with a whopping strike rate of 144.46. One of the key players of the team.
Currently the No. 1 ranked batsman in ICC T20I Batting rankings, Dawid will debut as a Punjab Kings player from this IPL season.
A right-handed opening batsman and opener, Mayank has made his name. He is one of the great batsmen Punjab Kings has in thier team.
The talented new generation leg spinner and also know for being a wicket-taker. He is one of the key players of the Punjab Kings bowling team.
One of the finest pacers in the world Richardsson is making his debut in IPL with The Punjab kings.
All impressive all rounder, Moises is what Punjab Kings needs now. He will be a great addition to the team.
A great right hand batsman with right arm leg break, Murugan was acquired by Punjab Kings in 2020.
Arshdeep has impressed everyone with his pace with the new ball. A great addition to the bowling team of Punjab Kings.
Deepak Hooda is an all-rounder who bats right-handed and bowls right-arm off break. A middle-order player in Punjab Kings.
Punjab Kings will play their first match of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 at Mumbai against Rajasthan Royals on April 11
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