Punjab Kings Team 2023 Players List Name, Captain, Retained Players List

Punjab Kings Team 2023: Punjab kings is one of those teams that has not won a single IPL trophy yet. The team has constantly struggled to pick a balanced team over the years. So did they finally pick a combination in 2023 that will win them the tournament this year? We shall search that out in this article. Through this article, we’ll talk about the PBKS Team of the 2023 IPL.

We will discuss what players they retained before the auctions, who will be their captain, and much more. So, all the fans who are interested to know about Punjab Kings Team 2023 in this IPL, kindly read the whole article from start to finish. Indian Premier League is one the most watched and preferred tournaments in India. There are a total of 11 franchises available at the event. Tata Indian Premier League 2023 is going to be conducted in April 2023. The concerned authority opened the window for all 10 franchises to rent and release the players.

Punjab Kings Team 2023

Before IPL auctions in 2023 the teams were shared the choice to retain and release players from their teams. In this retention methods, Punjab Kings retained 16 players & released 10 players. Among these 16 retained players there are 5 overseas and 11 Indian players. The team spent 62.8 crores in retaining the players and now from the remaining 32.2 crores they can purchase 9 Indian and 3 overseas players.

Another eye-catching thing about this retention and releasing procedure for Punjab Kings Team 2023 is that they released their last season’s captain Mayank Agarwal. Shikhar Dhawan will lead the Punjab Kings team in IPL 2023. The window closes on 15th November 2022. The franchises have retained 163 players and released 85 players from their respective teams. If you also want to know about the players that have been retained and released by the authority then you are on the right page. In the following article, you will get to know more about the Punjab Kings Team 2023, the Players List, the captain, etc.

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Punjab Kings Team 2023 Overview

Name of the Team Punjab Kings
Captain of the Team Shikhar Dhawan
Head Coach Trevor Bayliss
Number of Retained Players 16
Number of Retained Overseas Players 5
Number of Released Players 9
Total Slots of Players left for Auction 12 (9 Indian and 3 Overseas)
Amount left for Auction 32.2 Crores
Category Sports
Punjab Kings Official Website https://www.punjabkingsipl.in/

About PBKS Captain

The Punjab Kings team has had a big history of changing their captains in the IPL and following this trend, the team picked a new captain for this season too. The team which was captained by Mayank Agarwal till last year found a new leader this year. Shikhar Dhawan who has had previous experiences leading IPL teams will be the team’s captain this year. The player will be the 14th Captain of the side in the complete of 16 seasons they have played. We shall search if this alter of captain can as well alter the fortune of the team in the tournament or not.

Punjab Kings Players List 2023

Earlier to the finalized squad of the Punjab Kings team, we shall talk about how their team seems after the retention method. From the present squad of the team, it appears bowling heavy with big Indian and overseas players in that department. Satish Menon who is the CEO of KPH Dream Cricket Pvt Ltd has stated that he is confident that the team can compete for the top spot this season. Let us have a glance at all the players, the team has before the auction together with their roles in the team beneath.

Name of Player Role
Shikhar Dhawan (C) Batsman
Atharva Taide Batsman
Bhanuka Rajapaksa (Overseas) Batsman
Sharukh Khan Batsman
Arshdeep Singh Bowler
Baltej Singh Bowler
Harpreet Brar Bowler
Kagiso Rabada (Overseas) Bowler
Nathan Ellis (Overseas) Bowler
Rahul Chahar Bowler
Liam Livingstone (Overseas) All-rounder
Raj Bawa All-rounder
Rishi Dhawan All-rounder
Jitesh Sharma Batsman/ Wicket Keeper
Jonny Bairstow (Overseas) Batsman/ Wicket Keeper
Prabhsimran Singh Wicket Keeper

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Punjab Kings Auction Strategy 

For this year’s auctions, the team has a budget of 32.2 Crores. The remaining slots in the team for Indian players are 9 and there are 3 slots left for overseas players. Moreover, there will only be a mini-auction for IPL on 23 December 2022. Mini auction only features a limited number of players, so we will have to find out what players the team will be eyeing for their available slots. The team’s management believes that they have a sizable purse for the 2023 auction by which they can strengthen their squad.

Punjab Kings Retained Players List

Player Role and Career
Shikhar Dhawan Captain of the Team
Left-hand Batsman
Played 206 matches & created 6244 run
Bhanuka Rajapaksa Offshore player
Left-hand Batsman & Right-arm Medium Bowler
Batting Career: Played 9 matches and created 206 runs.
Jitesh Sharma Wicket-Keeper of the Team
Right-handed Batsman
Played 12th matches & made 234 runs till now.
Jonny Bairstow Wicket-Keeper, Batter
Right-hand Batsman
Played 39 matches and created 1291 matches.
Prabhsimran Singh Wicket-Keeper, Batter
Right-handed Batsman
Played 6 matches till now & created 64 runs.
Atharva Taide All-rounder
A left-handed batsman and Left-arm Spinner
IPL Career not available until just
Harpreet Brar Bowler
Left-handed Batsman
Orthodox Bowler
Batting: Played 15 matches and created 106 runs
Bowling: Played 2888 balls and gave 374 runs with 9 wickets
Liam Livingstone Batter
Right-handed Batsman
Leg Spin Bowler
Batting: Played 23 matches and made 549 runs
Bowling: Played 144 balls and offered 215 runs with 6 wickets
Raj Angad Bawa All-rounder
Left-handed Batsman
Right-arm Medium Fast Bowler
Played 2 matches and created 11 runs
Rishi Dhawan All-rounder
Right-handed Batsman
Right-arm Medium Fast Bowler
Played 32 matches and 190 runs
Played 602 balls and gave 796 runs with 24 wickets
Shahrukh Khan Batter
Right-handed Batsman
Played 19 matches and created 270 runs
Arshdeep Singh Bowler
Left-handed Batsman
Left Arm Fast-medium Bowler
Played 37 matches and scored 23 runs
Played 757 balls and offered 1054 runs with 40 wickets
Baltej Dhanda Bowler
Right-handed Batsman
Right-arm Medium Fast Bowler
Kagiso Rabada Bowler
Left-handed Batsman
Fast Seam Bowler
Played 63 matches and made 186 runs
Played 1428 balls and offered 1966 runs with 99 wickets
Nathan Ellis Bowler
Right-handed Batsman
Fast Seam Bowler
Played 5 matches and scored 18 runs
Played 108 balls & offered 153 runs with 4 wickets
Rahul Chahar Bowler
Right-handed Batsman
Leg Spin Bowler
Played 55 matches and scored  108 runs
Played 1180 balls and shared 1477 runs with 57 wickets

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Punjab Kings Team FAQ’S

How many players can you retain in IPL 2023?

There are 163 players in total who are retained by the 10 teams playing in the Indian Premier League and 85 players in total are released and the window closes on 15th November,2022.

Which players will CSK retain in 2023?

So let us tell you that under CSK IPL 2023 retained players list MS Dhoni Devan Kanway Moin Ali Shivam Dubey Rituraj Gaikwad Ravindra Jadeja Avanti Rayudu Mahesh Tikshna Dwayne Pretorius Subhranshu Senapati Mitchell Santner Mahesh Pathrana Tushar Deshpande Rajwardhan Hanjargekar Mukesh Chaudhary Prashant Solanki Deepak.

Is IPL contract for 3 years?

The contracts are for a three-year period, so the said player will be entitled to get a total of Rs 30 crore/Rs 300 million (Rs 10 crore per season depending on availability). The contract is for three years, renewable after every year.

In which date IPL 2023 will start?

IPL Schedule 2023 has started once again, according to information received from official sources, IPL will start from 20 March 2023 and according to IPL Schedule 2023 the final match will be played on 1 June 2023.

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