The Punjab kings have been a type of sides who’ve had a forgetful IPL within the yr 2022. The facet got here in with a number of hopes and aspirations to lastly carry an finish to their drought that lasted proper from the primary season of the IPL again in 2008. The administration made plenty of exceptional adjustments to the lineup and squad in the course of the mega auctions forward of IPL 2022. The staff appointed a brand new captain hoping to get higher and extra fascinating outcomes.
However as soon as once more all their expectations ended up within the depths of despair because the facet didn’t even make it to the playoffs this season too. The staff as an entire didn’t execute its plans because the goals of lifting the trophy this season couldn’t be achieved by the franchise as soon as once more. The massive names that have been included within the squad this yr although displayed a sure variety of high quality performances, however they weren’t simply sufficient to get the staff over the road on the vast majority of the events.
The new signings of gamers like Shikhar Dhawan, Liam Livingstone, and Kagiso Rabada although appeared extremely good, didn’t carry a lot success to the facet as all of them didn’t play as a unit throughout an important part of the match letting the opposition facet run away with the factors crucially in direction of the later half of the season. Another main cause for the staff’s downfall was the poor present of the newly appointed captain, Mayank Agarwal who couldn’t make any helpful contribution all through the season with the bat.
Just when the race to Playoffs started to grow to be a bit steeper the staff completely misplaced its steadiness and misplaced a massively vital recreation towards the Delhi Capitals which performed an important function of their getting knocked out so early. The staff didn’t chase a modest complete of simply above 150 with such a powerful batting lineup. These main hiccups halfway between the match price the facet a spot within the prime 4 as soon as once more.
Punjab Kings predictions for IPL 2023
Though Punjab has didn’t make issues occur for themselves this season, will probably be a giant mistake to write down them off within the subsequent season as effectively. The staff has acquired a substantial quantity of high quality gamers in it to show issues round within the upcoming season. An enormous job for the administration might be to make the choices relating to the choice of gamers extra properly thereby deciding on the very best mixture of gamers to symbolize the staff within the IPL.
Another main factor that the administration should work on in the course of the mini public sale forward of IPL 2023 is to search for a correct spinner who can choke the runs within the center overs and choose wickets too. All the issues if ho in response to plan, the Punjab Kings can actually change their fortunes within the subsequent yr’s IPL and elevate their maiden trophy in 16 years of IPL historical past.
Punjab Kings Probable Squad 2023
|Mayank Agarwal||Batsman||12 Crore|
|Arshdeep Singh||Bowler||4 Crore|
|Shikhar Dhawan||Batsman||8.25 crore|
|Kagiso Rabada||Bowler||9.25 crore|
|Jonny Bairstow||Batsman/Wicket-keeper||6.75 crore|
|Shahrukh Khan||All-Rounder||9 crore|
|Harpreet Brar||Batsman||3.8 crore|
|Prabhsimran Singh||Batsman/Wicket-keeper||60 lakh|
|Jitesh Sharma||Batsman/Wicket-keeper||20 lakh|
|Ishan Porel||Bowler||25 lakh|
|Rahul Chahar||Bowler||5.25 crore|
|Liam Livingstone||All-Rounder||11.5 crore|
|Odean Smith||Batsman||6 crore|
|Sandeep Sharma||Bowler||50 lakh|
|Raj Bawa||Batsman||2 crore|
|Rishi Dhawan||All-Rounder||55 lakh|
|Prerak Mankad||Batsman||20 lakh|
|Vaibhav Arora||Bowler||2 crore|
|Writtick Chatterjee||Batsman||20 lakh|
|Baltej Dhanda||All-Rounder||20 lakh|
|Ansh Patel||All-Rounder||20 lakh|
|Nathan Ellis||Bowler||75 lakh|
|Atharva Taide||All-Rounder||20 lakh|
|Bhanuka Rajapaksa||Batsman||50 lakh|
|Benny Howell||All-Rounder||40 lakh|
Punjab Kings Tentative Schedule for IPL 2023
|Date||Match Details||Venue||Time (IST)|
|Mar-28, 2023||Punjab Kings vs Royal Challengers Bangalore||Dr DY Patil Sports Academy, Mumbai||7:30 PM|
|Apr-01, 2023||Kolkata Knight Riders vs Punjab Kings||Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai||7:30 PM|
|Apr-03, 2023||Chennai Super Kings vs Punjab Kings||Brabourne Stadium, Mumbai||7:30 PM|
|Apr-08, 2023||Punjab Kings vs Gujarat Titans||Brabourne Stadium, Mumbai||7:30 PM|
|Apr-12, 2023||Mumbai Indians vs Punjab Kings||Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Pune||7:30 PM|
|Apr-16, 2023||Punjab Kings vs Sunrisers Hyderabad||Dr DY Patil Sports Academy, Mumbai||3:30 PM|
|Apr-21, 2023||Delhi Capitals vs Punjab Kings||Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Pune||7:30 PM|
|Apr-26, 2023||Punjab Kings vs Chennai Super Kings||Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai||7:30 PM|
|Apr-29, 2023||Punjab Kings vs Lucknow Super Giants||Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Pune||7:30 PM|
|May-05, 2023||Gujarat Titans vs Punjab Kings||Dr DY Patil Sports Academy, Mumbai||7:30 PM|
|May-08, 2023||Punjab Kings vs Rajasthan Royals||Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai||3:30 PM|
|May-13, 2023||Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Punjab Kings||Brabourne Stadium, Mumbai||7:30 PM|
|May-17, 2023||Punjab Kings vs Delhi Capitals||Dr DY Patil Sports Academy, Mumbai||7:30 PM|
|May-22,2023||Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Punjab Kings||Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai||7:30 PM|
Punjab Kings Probable Playing XI for IPL 2023
Mayank Agarwal (c), Shikhar Dhawan, Jonny Bairstow, Liam Livingstone, Jitesh Sharma (wk), Odean Smith, Shahrukh Khan, Kagiso Rabada, Rahul Chahar, Vaibhav Arora, Arshdeep Singh.