Punjab Kings Team Squad in IPL 2021: Punjab Kings finished the last season of IPL by standing in the 12th position. They did not get the honor to win this most prestigious T20 league title. He almost played two seasons with the franchise team which represents Mohali, Punjab in IPL. Bollywood actress Preity Zinta is one of the few partners who own the team. KXIP started to play in this tournament but could not make it to the title. They played the final once in 2014 highest.
KXIP yet to make their final declaration about their complete team squad for the upcoming 10th edition of IPL which will start next April 2018. They could hold their previous season players but the matter yet to be finalized. Though the player’s auction for the upcoming season would be staged in next months some players they could retain from the last squad. In the last season of IPL, Hashim Amla, Shaun Marsh, David Miller, Glenn Maxwell, Marcus Stoinis were their overseas players. Among the, Amla would probably not play with them in an upcoming season. Let’s take a look below where their current player’s list is given which would probably change in an auction.
Punjab Kings team squad
LAYERS RELEASED BEFORE THE AUCTION
Marcus Stoinis, Shimron Hetymer, Akshdeep Nath, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Colin De Grandhomme, Prayas Ray Barman, Tim Southee, Kulwant Khejroliya, Himmat Singh, Heinrich Klaasen, Milind Kumar (and Dale Steyn, who was a mid-season replacement)
Rs 68.5 crore
Chris Gayle, Mayank Agarwal, Karun Nair, Sarfaraz Khan, Mandeep Singh, Sheldon Cottrell, Ishan Porel, Ravi Bishnoi, Mohammed Shami, Mujeeb ur Rahman, Arshdeep Singh, Hardus Viljoen, M Ashwin, J Suchith, Harpreet Brar, Darshan Nalkande, Glenn Maxwell, James Neesham, Chris Jordan, Krishnappa Gowtham, Deepak Hooda, Tajinder Singh Dhillon, KL Rahul (C), Nicholas Pooran, Prabhsimran Singh.
# Support Staff:
- Sanjay Bangar – Head Coach
- Joe Dawes – Bowling Coach
- R Sridhar – Fielding Coach
- Nishant Thakur – Conditioning & Strength Coach
- Virender Sehwag – Mentor
- Major Varoon Parmar – Team Manager
# Owner – Ness Wadia, Mohit Burman, Preity Zinta, Karan Paul
Though KXIP is one of the highest profiled teams in IPL in the last season of the Indian Premier League, they played total of 14 matches where managed victory only four times.
However, team Punjab Kings has already released four players from their current team squad named Rishi Dhawan, Kyle Abbott, Mitchell Johnson, and Farhan Behardien. They have also spent almost 42 crore INR already and now looking forward to the auction which would be held next February. KXIP spent the worst IPL season in 2016 and also released fewer players than others. However, they still hold with the deal with David Miller who is still one of the top-paid players on the team. Besides, they have still a number of local talented players this time and they are all desperate to turn around.