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Punjab Kings Team: All You Need To Know About ‘Sheras’ Of The IPL

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Bollywood star Preity Zinta’s co-owned Punjab King (Earlier Kings XI Punjab) team had a good first season (2008) when they finished fourth on the table. In the 2014 season, under the leadership of the swashbuckling Indian batsman Virender Sehwag, the Punjab side reached the finals for the first time but couldn’t beat Gautam Gambhir‘s Kolkata Knight Riders. Since then the team hasn’t been able to make any mark whatsoever.

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Last year the entire team was changed but it yielded similar results. K L Rahul was appointed the captain. But yet, the team finished 6th out of the total 8 teams in IPL 2020.

About Punjab Kings Team (Kings XI Punjab Team)

Owners: Ness Wadia, Preity Zinta, Mohit Burman, Karan Paul
Captain (kings xi Punjab team) K L Rahul
Coach (kings xi Punjab team) Anil Kumble
Year Founded: 2008
kings xi Punjab team Net Worth $40 million (~₹283 crores)
Team information
City Mohali, Punjab, India
Colors  Orange
Nickname PBKS, KXIP
Home ground PCA Stadium, Mohali
(Capacity: 26,000)
Official website www.punjabkingsipl.in

Punjab Kings Team 2021/ Kings XI Punjab Squad 2021

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Kings XI Punjab Team: List of players retained

  • KL Rahul
  • Chris Gayle
  • Mayank Agarwal
  • Nicholas Pooran
  • Mandeep Singh
  • Sarfaraz Khan
  • Deepak Hooda
  • Prabhsimran Singh
  • Mohammed Shami
  • Chris Jordan
  • Darshan Nalkande
  • Ravi Bishnoi
  • Murugan Ashwin
  • Arshdeep Singh
  • Harpreet Brar
  • Ishan Porel

Kings XI Punjab Team: List of players released

  • Glenn Maxwell
  • Karun Nair
  • Hardus Viljoen
  • Jagadeesha Suchith
  • Mujeeb ur Rahman
  • Sheldon Cottrell
  • Jimmy Neesham
  • Krishnappa Gowtham
  • Tajinder Singh

Also read: Purple Cap In IPL 2020-2008 Winners List | Wickets | Economy | Average

Punjab IPL Team 2021/ Kings XI Punjab

  • KL Rahul (c/wk)
  • Mayank Agarwal
  • Chris Gayle
  • Mandeep Singh
  • Prabsimran Singh
  • Nicholas Pooran (wk)
  • Sarfaraz Khan
  • Deepak Hooda
  • Murugan Ashwin
  • Ravi Bishnoi
  • Harpreet Brar
  • Mohammed Shami
  • Arshdeep Singh
  • Ishan Porel
  • Darshan Nalkande
  • Chris Jordan
  • Dawid Malan
  • Jhye Richardson
  • Shahrukh Khan
  • Riley Meredith
  • Moises Henriques
  • Jalaj Saxena
  • Utkarsh Singh
  • Fabian Allen
  • Saurabh Kumar

Captains Of Punjab Kings 2008-2021- IPL King

No. Name Nationality First Last Mat Won Lost Ties Win%
1 Yuvraj Singh 2008 2009 29 17 12 0 58.62
2 Kumar Sangakkara 2010 2010 13 3 9 1 26.92
3 Mahela Jayawardene 2010 2010 1 0 1 0 0.00
4 Adam Gilchrist 2011 2013 34 17 17 0 50.00
5 David Hussey 2012 2013 12 6 6 0 50.00
6 George Bailey 2014 2015 35 18 17 0 51.42
7 Virender Sehwag 2015 2015 1 0 0 1 50.00
8 David Miller 2016 2016 6 1 5 0 16.66
9 Murali Vijay 2016 2016 8 3 5 0 37.50
10 Glenn Maxwell 2017 2017 14 7 7 0 50.00
11 Ravichandran Ashwin 2018 2019 28 12 16 0 42.85
12 KL Rahul 2020 2020 14 6 8 0 42.85
Total 191 88 101 2

Source: Wikipedia

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Punjab Kings (Kings XI Punjab) Coaches

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The team has also had many coaches over the 14 seasons. Tom Moody, Michael Bevan, Adam Gilchrist, Darren Lehmann, Sanjay Bangar, Virender Sehwag, and Brad Hodge have been the previous coaches. Currently, the team is coached by Anil Kumble.

In the current season, Anil Kumble is the head coach. Wasim Jaffer is the batting coach, Charl Langeveldt is the bowling coach, Jonty Rhodes is the fielding coach of the Punjab franchise, or the Kings XI Punjab team.

In the first season of the IPL, Australia’s Shaun Marsh was the highest run-getter of the season. He finished with an average of 68.44 and a strike rate of 139.68 in 11 innings. The Yuvraj Singh led side managed to enter the semifinals but were defeated by MS Dhoni’s Chennai Super Kings.

The team always had the capacity to go big but never achieved what it had set to and has never managed to enter the playoffs.

Also read: CSK Team 2021: Complete List of Retained players | Released Players | Final Squad

Punjab Kings Team Performance 2008-2020 (Kings XI Punjab)

Year League table standing Final standing
2008 2nd out of 8 Semifinalists (3rd)
2009 5th out of 8 5th
2010 8th out of 8 8th
2011 5th out of 10 5th
2012 6th out of 9 6th
2013 6th out of 9 6th
2014 1st out of 8 Runners-up
2015 8th out of 8 8th
2016 8th out of 8 8th
2017 5th out of 8 5th
2018 7th out of 8 7th
2019 6th out of 8 6th
2020 6th out of 8 6th

Source: Wikipedia

2014 IPL: Kings XI Punjab

In 2014, under George Bailey’s leadership, the team won the first five games on a trot. Virender Sehwag, Glenn Maxwell, and Mitchell Johnson gave important contributions throughout the tournament. In the semifinals, Virender Sehwag scored a brilliant 122 and stormed into the finals. In the finals, wicketkeeper-batsman Wriddhiman Saha made a spectacular 115* but the Kolkata Knight Riders chased down the massive total.

No Good Luck in 2015 & 2016 for the Kings XI Punjab

In the later seasons, the team was at the bottom of the table in 2015 and 2016. 2017: the team came 5th. In 2018 the team was changed completely with a new leader altogether. R Ashwin was given the responsibility of captainship. KL Rahul played some spectacular innings along with Chris Gayle but the team remained 7th on the points table.

Kings XI Punjab Owner

The Kings XI Punjab owner was bought by the Dabur group’s Mohit Burman (46%), the Wadia group’s Ness Wadia (23%), Preity Zinta (23%), and Saptarshi Dey of the Dey & Dey Group (minor stake). The group paid a total of $76 million to acquire the franchise.

In 2010 there was a controversy surrounding BCCI and Lalit Modi. They announced that it had terminated the franchise contracts of Kings XI Punjab and Rajasthan Royals. However, the teams announced that they would take whatever legal action possible to remain in the IPL.

They filed a case in Mumbai High Court accusing the IPL of getting rid of two teams so that when the bidding process starts for the 2012 IPL season the contract would be given to a more lucrative bidder. However, the High Court reinstated Kings XI Punjab.

Also read: IPL Team Owners | List Of All IPL 2021 Team Owners

Punjab IPL Sponsors

  • Bageshree Infratech Pvt Ltd
  • Jio
  • Fena Detergent
  • Royal Stag
  • Finolex cables
  • Kingfisher
  • Beardo
  • Prayag
  • T10 Sports
  • Coca-Cola
  • Dream 11
  • Boat
  • Cricfig
  • The Souled store
  • Kent RO System

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Punjab Kings: Performance Summary 2008-2020

Year Wins Losses No result Total % win
2008 10 5 0 15 66.66%
2009 7 7 0 14 50.00%
2010 3 10 1 14 23.07%
2011 7 7 0 14 50.00%
2012 8 8 0 16 50.00%
2013 8 8 0 16 50.00%
2014 12 5 0 17 70.58%
2015 3 10 1 14 21.43%
2016 4 10 0 14 28.57%
2017 7 7 0 14 50.00℅
2018 6 8 0 14 42.85℅
2019 6 8 0 14 42.85℅
2020 6 8 0 14 42.85%
Total 87 101 2 190 45.29%

Source: Wikipedia

Punjab Kings Schedule for IPL 2021

  • April 12, 2021 (Monday), 7:30, Mumbai – Rajasthan Royals Vs PBKS
  • April 16, 2021 (Friday), 7:30, Mumbai – PBKS Vs Chennai Super Kings
  • April 18, 2021 (Sunday), 7:30, Mumbai – Delhi Capitals Vs PBKS
  • April 21, 2021 (Wednesday), 3:30, Chennai – PBKS Vs Sunrisers Hyderabad
  • April 23, 2021 (Friday), 7:30, Chennai – PBKS Vs Mumbai Indians
  • April 26, 2021 (Monday), 7:30, Ahmedabad – PBKS Vs Kolkata Knight Riders
  • April 30, 2021 (Friday), 7:30, Ahmedabad – PBKS Vs Royal Challengers Bangalore
  • May 02, 2021 (Sunday), 7:30, Ahmedabad – PBKS Vs Delhi Capitals
  • May 06, 2021 (Thursday), 7:30, Ahmedabad – Royal Challengers Bangalore Vs PBKS
  • May 09, 2021 (Sunday), 3:30, Bengaluru –Chennai Super Kings Vs PBKS
  • May 13, 2021 (Thursday), 3:30, Bengaluru – Mumbai Indians Vs PBKS
  • May 15, 2021 (Saturday), 7:30, Bengaluru – Kolkata Knight Riders Vs PBKS
  • May 19, 2021 (Wednesday), 7:30, Bengaluru – Sunrisers Hyderabad Vs Punjab Kings
  • May 22, 2021 (Saturday), 7:30, Bengaluru – Punjab Kings Vs Rajasthan Royals

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