List of Punjab Kings Players might Target at the IPL 2022 Auction

The Punjab Kings (PBKS) is a franchise cricket team based in Mohali, Punjab. The team was established in the year 2008 as the Kings XI Punjab (KXIP). The franchise is jointly owned by Mohit Burman, Ness Wadia, Preity Zinta & Karan Paul. The Punjab Kings team plays its home matches at the PCA Stadium, Mohali. Since 2010, they also have been playing some of their home games at Dharamsala or Indore. In the 2014 season, they topped the league table & finished runners-up.

The Punjab Kings once played now-defunct Champions League T20 in 2014 as the Kings XI Punjab and finished as semi-finalists. The KXIP team name was changed to Punjab Kings on 17th February 2021.

Punjab Kings Profile 

Franchise Name  Punjab Kings (PBKS)
Tournament (League) Indian Premier League 
Founded  2008 as Kings XI Punjab (KXIP)
Captain  KL Rahul 
Coach  Anil Kumble (Head Coach)
Stadiums Punjab Cricket Association Cricket Stadium
Owners  Preity Zinta, Ness Wadia, Mohit Burman, Karan Paul

Punjab Kings Players Name

Domestic Players- KL Rahul, Mayank Agarwal, Mandeep Singh, Sarfaraz Khan, Deepak Hooda, Prabhsimran Singh, Jalaj Saxena, Utkarsh Singh,  Saurabh Kumar, Mohammed Shami, Darshan Nalkande, Ravi Bishnoi, Murugan Ashwin, Arshdeep Singh, Harpreet Brar, Ishan Porel, Shahrukh Khan

Overseas Players- Chris Gayle, Nicholas Pooran, Chris Jordan, Dawid Malan, Jhye Richardson, Riley Meredith, Moises Henriques, Fabian Allen.

IPL 2022 Punjab Kings Players Retention Lists

Punjab Kings Team head into the Indian Premier League IPL 2022 Mega Auction with the biggest available purse. The franchise retained Mayank Agarwal (Rs 12 Crore) and Arshdeep Singh (Rs 4 Crore) and have 72 Crores remaining in the balance.

Punjab Kings (KXIP)

Mayank Agarwal- Rs. 12 Crore
Arshdeep Singh- Rs. 4 Crore

(Total Deduction- Rs. 18 crore, Available Salary Purse- Rs. 72 crores)

Punjab Kings IPL Seasons- Performance, Ranking, IPL Standing 

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%

List of Punjab Kings (PBKS) Players might Target at the IPL 2022 Auction

Openers – Shikhar Dhawan, Alex Hales, Glenn Phillips

Mayank Agarwal will open the innings and Shikhar Dhawan might be the best fit. He is an Indian player and a teammate of Mayank. Shikhar Dhawan’s experience will be invaluable for the franchise. Dhawan gives the franchise a potential captaincy.

Middle-Order – Eoin Morgan, Nicholas Pooran, Shahrukh Khan, Shimron Hetmyer

All four players are attacking options to bat in the middle-order. Shahrukh Khan played for the franchise in Indian Premier League IPL 2021 and played a few handy cameos. Pooran too was a part of the franchise till IPL 2021. Shimron Hetmyer can be a good addition; he is young and someone who can be groomed to be a future captain. Eoin Morgan gives the franchise another captaincy choice. He took Kolkata Knight Riders to the finals of IPL 2021.

Spinners – Ravichandran Ashwin, Piyush Chawla

R Ashwin has led Punjab Kings in IPL 2018 & 2019. The Indian off-spinner gives the side another potential captaincy to the team. Chawla is well past his prime but can be a good option.

Pacers- Tymal Mills, Josh Hazlewood

Punjab Kings has roped in pacers at a costly price. The Mega Auction gives them yet another chance to bag quality pacers. Among the Indian bowlers, they have a few options to choose from.

Josh Hazlewood and Tymal Mills can be good options they are 2 different types of pacers. While Josh Hazlewood hits the deck hard, Tymal Mills uses his change-ups precisely. If they remain injury-free, they can be consistent picks in the IPL 2022 Mega Auction.

Punjab Kings Team Players List Name wise 

We know that in the cricket team there are 11 Players. The IPL PBKS team has Playing XI Members and standby members. Each team of the Indian Premier league makes of Batsmen, All-rounders, Wicket-Keepers, Spin Bowlers, and Fast Bowlers. There are giving Punjab Kings Players Name in IPL 2022.

Jerseys number Player Name  T20 Franchise Join Year 
Batsmen
16 jerseys number 2018
18 Mandeep Singh  2019
35 Shahrukh Khan  2021
97 Sarfaraz Khan  2019
99 Dawid Malan  2021
333 Chris Gayle  2018 
All Rounders 
6 Jalaj Saxena  2021
7 Utkarsh Singh  2021
21 Moises Henriques  2021
57 Deepak Hooda  2020
95 Harpreet Brar  2019
338 Fabian Allen  2021
Wicket-Keepers 
1 K L Rahul  2018
29 Nicholas Pooran  2019
84 Prabhsimran Singh  2020
Spin Bowlers 
8 Saurabh Kumar  2021
56 Ravi Bishnoi  2020
89 Murugan Ashwin  2019
Pace Bowlers 
2 Arshdeep Singh  2019
4 Darshan Nalkande  2019
11 Mohammed Shami  2019
72 Nathan Ellis  2021
12 Riley Meredith  2021
34 Chris Jordan  2020
55 Ishan Porel  2020
60 Jhye Richardson  2021

IPL 2022 Retention List

Most of the IPL franchises have already revealed some of their retentions.

M.S Dhoni, Virat Kohli & Rohit Sharma are set to be retained by Chennai Super Kings (CSK), Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), and Mumbai Indians (MI) resp. Both the Rajasthan Royals & Delhi Capitals will retain Sanju Samson & Rishabh Pant as their skippers in IPL 2022.

On the other hand, the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) is all set to retain the likes of Venkatesh Iyer, Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, & Varun Chakravarthy. New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson will be the only retention by the Sunrisers Hyderabad for the mega auction.

Also Read – List of Delhi Capitals (DC) Players might Target at the IPL 2022 Auction

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