One of the most seasoned teams in the Indian Premier League’s history is Punjab Kings (PBKS). The franchise was established in 2008 and has competed in the IPL ever since.
Mohit Burman, Ness Wadia, Preity Zinta, and Karan Paul are the owners of Punjab Kings (PBKS). The PCA Stadium in Mohali is where the squad plays its home games. Since 2010, they have also played a few of their home matches at Indore or Dharamsala.
The Punjab Kings ended up being the team that invested the most money in a single player. Sam Curran, an English player who was acquired by PBKS for 18.50 crore, is the most expensive player in the Indian Premier League.
Punjab Kings Retained Players 2024
Shikhar Dhawan, Jonny Bairstow, Jitesh Sharma, Prabhsimran Singh, Mathew Short, Harpreet Bhatia, Atharva Taide, Sam Curran, Rishi Dhawan, Sikandar Raza, Liam Livingstone, Harpreet Brar, Arshdeep Singh, Kagiso Rabada, Rahul Chahar, Shivam Singh, Nathan Ellis, Gurnoor Brar, Vidwath Kaverappa
Punjab Kings Released Players 2024
Bhanuka Rajapaksha, Shahrukh Khan, Mohit Rathee, Baltej Dhanda, Raj Angad Bawa
PBKS Match Schedule 2023
The Punjab Kings (PBKS) played their first match against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) on April 1, 2023 in Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium, Mohali and Punjab won the match by 7 runs.
|1st April, 2023||3:30 PM||PBKS vs KKR (Punjab won by 7 runs)||Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium, Mohali|
|5th April, 2023||7:30 PM||PBKS vs RR (Punjab won by 5 runs)||Barsapara Cricket Stadium, Guwahati|
|9th April, 2023||7:30 PM||PBKS vs SRH (KKR won by 3 wickets)||Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad|
|13th April, 2023||7:30 PM||PBKS vs GT (Gujarat won by 6 wickets)||Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium, Mohali|
|15th April, 2023||7:30 PM||PBKS vs LSG (Punjab won by 2 wickets)||Ekana Cricket Stadium, Lucknow|
|20th April, 2023||3:30 PM||PBKS vs RCB (Bangalore won by 24 runs)||Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium, Mohali|
|22nd April, 2023||7:30 PM||PBKS vs MI (Bangalore won by 24 runs)||Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai|
|28th April, 2023||7:30 PM||PBKS vs LSG (Lucknow won by 56 runs)||Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium, Mohali|
|30th April, 2023||7:30 PM||PBKS vs CSK (Punjab won by 5 wickets)||MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai|
|3rd May, 2023||7:30 PM||PBKS vs MI (Mumbai won by 6 wickets)||Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium, Mohali|
|8th May, 2023||7:30 PM||PBKS vs KKR (Kolkata won by 5 wickets)||Eden Gardens, Kolkata|
|13th May, 2023||7:30 PM||PBKS vs DC (Punjab won by 31 runs)||Arun Jaitley Stadium, Delhi|
|17th May, 2023||7:30 PM||PBKS vs DC (Delhi won by 15 runs)||Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium, Dharamsala|
|19th May, 2023||7:30 PM||PBKS vs RR||Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium, Dharamsala|
Punjab Super Kings: Captain 2023
Shikar Dhawan is the Captain for Punjab Kings for Indian Premier League 2023. Dhawan is a right-arm offbreak bowler and left-handed batter.
Before the 2013 Champions League Twenty20 tournament began, Dhawan was chosen as the Sunrisers Hyderabad team’s captain. Sunrisers Hyderabad decided to keep Dhawan for the 2017 Indian Premier League. In 14 matches, he averaged 36.84 runs, totaling 479 runs for the tournament.
The Punjab Kings paid 8.25 crores for Dhawan at the IPL Auction for 2022. For the 2023 season, Dhawan has been named the new captain of the Punjab Kings, taking over for Mayank Agarwal.
Punjab Super Kings: Wicket-Keeper 2023
Jonny Bairstow, Prabhsimran Singh, and Jitesh Sharma are handling the responsibility of wicket-keeping for the Punjab Super Kings in IPL 2023. Jonny Bairstow is an English cricketer who plays internationally for England in all formats. Bairstow plays as a right-handed wicketkeeper-batsman.
He made his List A debut for the India Emerging Team against the Afghanistan Emerging Team in the 2018 ACC Emerging Teams Asia Cup on December 7, 2018. The player was signed by Kings XI Punjab in 2019 and has since played for the club.
In the 2020 IPL auction, he was bought again by the Kings XI Punjab ahead of the 2020 Indian Premier League. In February 2022, he was again bought by the Punjab Kings in the auction for the 2022 Indian Premier League tournament.
Jitesh Sharma is a domestic cricketer for Vidarbha and an IPL player for Punjab Kings.He got his maiden call-up for the Indian cricket team in January 2023 against Sri Lanka for the T20I series.
Punjab Super Kings: Squad 2023
Shikhar Dhawan, Shahrukh Khan, Rahul Chahar, Arshdeep Singh, Harpreet Brar, Raj Angad Bawa, Prabhsimran Singh, Rishi Dhawan, Jitesh Sharma, Baltej Singh Dhanda, Atharva Taide, Liam Livingstone, Kagiso Rabada, Jonny Bairstow, Nathan Ellis, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Shivam Singh, Mohit Rathee, Vidwath Kaverappa, Harpreet Bhatia, and Sikandar Raza.
PBKS Retained Players
Here’s the list of all retained players for IPL 2023 by the Punjab Super Kings (PBKS): Shikhar Dhawan, Shahrukh Khan, Rahul Chahar, Arshdeep Singh, Harpreet Brar, Raj Angad Bawa, Prabhsimran Singh, Rishi Dhawan, Jitesh Sharma, Baltej Singh Dhanda, Atharva Taide, Liam Livingstone, Kagiso Rabada, Jonny Bairstow, Nathan Ellis, and Bhanuka Rajapaksa.
PBKS Players’ Photos
Here are the pictures of all the players that will be playing for the Punjab Super Kings (PBKS) in the 2023 Indian Premier League (IPL).
PBKS Coaching Staff
Trevor Bayliss (Head coach) : Punjab’s head coach is a former first-class player and Australian cricket coach Trevor Bayliss. Before becoming a coach, Bayliss played for New South Wales from 1985 until 1997. In charge of England from 2015 until 2019, Bayliss.
Between 2007 and 2011, he served as the coach of Sri Lanka, which culminated in his team’s World Cup runner-up finish in 2011. He has also served as the head coach of the Kolkata Knight Riders of the Indian Premier League and the Sydney Sixers of the Big Bash League in Australia.
For the seasons 2020 and 2021 of the Indian Premier League, he also served as Sunrisers Hyderabad‘s head coach.
Wasim Jaffer (Batting coach): The Indian former professional cricketer is named as the Batting coach for PBKS for Indian Premier League (IPL). He occasionally bowled right-arm off-breaks and was a right-handed opening batter. He presently leads the Ranji Trophy in runs scored.
Wasim was appointed the head coach of the Uttarakhand cricket team as well as the batting coach for Kings XI Punjab. Jaffer was also the cricket team’s head coach in Odisha.
Charl Langeveldt (Bowling coach): is the Bowling coach for the Punjab Kings in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023 has been chosen. He is a former player and coach in South African cricket.
Charl is a right-handed batsman and a right-arm fast-medium bowler. He is also the national cricket team of South Africa’s bowling coach.
Brad Haddin (Assistant coach): The Punjab Kings (PBKS) have named a former Australian cricketer, vice-captain, and coach as their assistant coach.
Brad played for the Sydney Sixers in the Big Bash League and was a member of the Australian World Cup-winning team at the 2015 Cricket World Cup. Haddin was appointed as Sunrisers Hyderabad’s assistant coach for 2019.
PBKS 2024 FAQs
A. The PBKS team will be captained by Shikar Dhawan for the 2024 Indian Premier League
A. The English player Sam Curran is the most expensive player in IPL and he was bought by PBKS for 18.50 Crores.
A. Mohit Burman, Ness Wadia, Preity Zinta, and Karan Paul are the owners of Punjab Kings (PBKS).
A. So far, Punjab Kings have not won any IPL trophies.
A. Shikhar Dhawan, Liam Livingstone, Jonny Bairstow, Jitesh Sharma, and Bhanuka Rajapaksa are the top 5 scorers of Punjab Kings.