Kings 11 Punjab Team 2023 IPL Updated Players List, Retained Players, Fixtures

The Kings 11 Punjab Team was founded back in the year 2008. It is an IPL Franchise team in cricket and based in Mohali, Punjab.

The Founders of The Kings 11 Punjab Team 2023 are Mohit Burman, Ness Wadia, Preity Zinta and Karan Paul.

The Home Stadium of the team is PCA Stadium in Mohali itself.

The team has also played their few home games since 2010 at Dharamsala or Indore.

The Team is still trying to get their first IPL Championship trophy but has reached the semi-finals in the Champions League Twenty20 in 2014.

Kings 11 Punjab Team 2023 has updated their squad and team players in the high hopes of taking home the victory this time.

You can visit their website at the link given at the end of this Article.

The big Auction was planned to be held on December 2021 according to the BCCI’s report. Later on the officials said the result date is  still yet to be confirmed.

In Addition to the 2 new teams joining this times IPL 2023, the BCCI’S stated that they wanted to hold a huge auction event this time. 

In the light of the events on the Kings 11 Punjab Team 2023 where KL Rahul has left the team because both Rahul and the franchise were not on the same page, the retention of Kings 11 Punjab Team 2023 is actually complicated.

Kings XI Punjab Team 2023 Highlights

Name of the TeamPunjab Kings (Kings XI Punjab)
Tournament NameIndian Premier League
OwnerKPH Dream Cricket Private Limited
Director of Cricket OperationsAnil Kumble
VenuePunjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium
Captain of the TeamShikhar Dhawan
Number of Players Retained16 Players
Number of Released Players9 Players
Official websitehttps://www.punjabkingsipl.in/

Punjab Kings 2023 Retained Players List

PlayerRole and Career
Shikhar DhawanCaptain of the Team
Left-hand Batsman
Played 206 matches and made 6244 run
Bhanuka RajapaksaOffshore player
Left-hand Batsman and Right-arm Medium Bowler
Batting Career: Played 9 matches and made 206 runs.
Jitesh SharmaWicket-Keeper of the Team
Right-handed Batsman
Played 12th matches and made 234 runs till now.
Jonny BairstowWicket-Keeper, Batter
Right-hand Batsman
Played 39 matches and made 1291 matches.
Prabhsimran SinghWicket-Keeper, Batter
Right-handed Batsman
Played 6 matches till now and made 64 runs.
Atharva TaideAll-rounder
A left-handed batsman and Left-arm Spinner
IPL Career not available till now
Harpreet BrarBowler
Left-handed Batsman
Orthodox Bowler
Batting: Played 15 matches and made 106 runs
Bowling: Played 2888 balls and gave 374 runs with 9 wickets
Liam LivingstoneBatter
Right-handed Batsman
Leg Spin Bowler
Batting: Played 23 matches and made 549 runs
Bowling: Played 144 balls and gave 215 runs with 6 wickets
Raj Angad BawaAll-rounder
Left-handed Batsman
Right-arm Medium Fast Bowler
Played 2 matches and made 11 runs
Rishi DhawanAll-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 KhanBatter
Right-handed Batsman
Played 19 matches and made 270 runs
Arshdeep SinghBowler
Left-handed Batsman
Left Arm Fast-medium Bowler
Played 37 matches and made 23 runs
Played 757 balls and gave 1054 runs with 40 wickets
Baltej DhandaBowler
Right-handed Batsman
Right-arm Medium Fast Bowler
Kagiso RabadaBowler
Left-handed Batsman
Fast Seam Bowler
Played 63 matches and made 186 runs
Played 1428 balls and gave 1966 runs with 99 wickets
Nathan EllisBowler
Right-handed Batsman
Fast Seam Bowler
Played 5 matches and made 18 runs
Played 108 balls and gave 153 runs with 4 wickets
Rahul ChaharBowler
Right-handed Batsman
Leg Spin Bowler
Played 55 matches and made 108 runs
Played 1180 balls and gave 1477 runs with 57 wickets

Punjab Kings New Player Bought in Auction 2023

Player NameRole
Sam Curran (Eng)All Rounder (left Arm Fast Bowler and Left Hand Batsman)
Sikandar Raza (Zim)All Rounder (Right arm off spin and Right Hand Batsman)
Harpreet Bhatia (Ind)Left Hand Batsman
Vidwath Kaverappa (Ind)Right Arm Fast Bowler
Mohit Rathee (Ind)All Rounder (Right arm leg spin and Right Hand Batsman)
Shivam Singh (Ind)All Rounder (Right arm off spin and Right Hand Batsman)

Punjab Kings Released Players Name

The team has also released some of the players to get more talented players in the auction. Given below we have mentioned the names of the plays that have been released by the Panjab Kings Team:

  • Mayank Agarwal
  • Sandeep Sharma
  • Odean Smith
  • Vaibhav Arora
  • Benny Howell
  • Ishan Porel
  • Ansh Patel
  • Prerak Mankad
  • Writtick Chatterjee

Punjab Kings Standings in Indian Premier Leagues

YearTable Standing
20082nd out of 8 Teams
20095th out of 8 Teams
20108th out of 8 Teams
20115th out of 10 Teams
20126th out of 9 Teams
20136th out of 9 Teams
20141st out of 8 Teams
20158th out of 8 Teams
20168th out of 8 Teams
20175th out of 8 Teams
20187th out of 8 Teams
20196th out of 8 Teams
20206th out of 8 Teams
20216th out of 8 Teams
20226th out of 10 Teams

The Kings 11 Punjab Team 2023 Players List

  1. Kagiso Rabada
  2. Shikar Dhawan
  3. Jonny Baristow
  4. Rahul Chahar
  5. Shahrukh Khan
  6. Harprit Brar
  7. Prabhsimran Singh
  8. Jitesh Shharma
  9. Ishan Porel
  10. Liam Livingstone
  11. Odean Smith
  12. Sandeeep Sharma
  13. Raj Ankad Bawa
  14. Rishi Dhawan
  15. Prerak Mankad
  16. Vaibhav Arora
  17. Writtick Chatterjee
  18. Ansh Patel
  19. Baltej Dhanda
  20. Nathan Ellis
  21. Atharva Taide
  22. Bhanuka Rajapaksa
  23. Benny Howell

The list of the players that are retained in Kings 11 Punjab Team 2023 area as mentioned below.

  1. Mayank Agarwal 
  2. Arshdeep Singh

Even though the team had the chance to retain four players they only took the option to retain two of their players.

Mayank Agarwal was the first player to be retained by the team, he is a righ-handed batman and with an income salary of Rs.12 Crore.

The records set by the Right-Handed Batsman were 441 runs in an average of 40 overs with a 140.45 strike rate.

Mayank Agarwal has been said to be the new Kings 11 Punjab Team Captain.

The Kings 11 Punjab Team 2023 Owners have decided to go with Mayank Agarwal as the Captain of the team as he has the experience of managing the new Kings 11 Punjab Team 2023 Squad.

  1. This year Punjab Kings were able to make a major deal at the auction and bought a couple of players.

The best deal in the auction they got was Kagiso Rabada for Rs.9.25 Crore, a South African Pacer.

Then they had snatched Shikhar Dhawan for Rs.8.25 Crore and on the second day they made their most expensive overseas buy with Liam Livingstone for an eye-catching Rs.11.5 Crore. 

Here is the list of Kings 11 Punjab Team 2023 Players list with Price.

  1. Kagiso Rabada – Rs.9.25 Crore
  2. Shikar Dhawan – Rs. 8.25 Crore
  3. Jonny Baristow – Rs. 6.75 Crore
  4. Rahul Chahar – Rs. 5.35 Crore
  5. Shahrukh Khan – Rs. 9  Crore
  6. Harprit Brar – Rs. 3.8 Crore
  7. Prabhsimran Singh – Rs. 60 Lakh
  8. Jitesh Shharma – Rs. 20 Lakh
  9. Ishan Porel – Rs. 3.8 Crore
  10. Liam Livingstone – Rs. 11.5 Crore
  11. Odean Smith – Rs. 6 Crore
  12. Sandeeep Sharma – Rs. 90 Lakh
  13. Raj Ankad Bawa – Rs. 2 Crore
  14. Rishi Dhawan – Rs. 55 Lakh
  15. Prerak Mankad – Rs. 20 Lakh
  16. Vaibhav Arora – Rs. 2 Crore
  17. Writtick Chatterjee – Rs.20 Lakh
  18. Ansh Patel – Rs. 20 Lakh
  19. Baltej Dhanda – Rs. 20 Lakh
  20. Nathan Ellis – Rs. 70 Lakh
  21. Atharva Taide – Rs. 20 Lakh
  22. Bhanuka Rajapaksa – Rs. 50 Lakh
  23. Benny Howell – Rs. 40 Lakh

Also read – TATA IPL 2022 Full Schedule & Venue

Top 5 players of the Kings 11 Punjab Team 2023:

  1. Mayank Agarwal – This astonishing player was retained by the team and made Captain for this year’s IPL Team. The Bating style used by him is an aggressive style. He has been Punjab Kings since 2008 as we all know it. Recently in the last year his connection and game with the team was amazing. He set a score 441 runs in 12 matches and had an average score rate of 40.09. He also had an amazing strike rate of 140.28. 
  2. Arshdeep Singh – This amazing player along with Mayank Agarwal was also retained by the team for his wonderful performance last year. During his games in the year 2021, He made a great record of taking out 18 wickets in just 12 matches. But in his season in 2020, he was only able to make a score of 9 wickets in 8 matches. So as you can see, Arshdeep Singh has grown a lot more with the team and has made a huge difference the next year. He is a great player of Kings 11 Punjab and asset.
  3. Kagiso Rabada – This player was bought in the auction for Rs. 9.25 Crore from Delhi Capitals. This purchase was the second highest made by Kings 11 Punjab Team. He was awarded the Purple Cap in IPL last year for taking 30 Wickets in 17 Matches. Now Kings 11 Punjab has their Bowling Spear Head.
  4. Shikar Dhawan – This player was bought for a whooping 8.25 Crore when his base bid was around 2 Crore. He was the second highest run getter in the entire IPL tournament. His score is 5784 runs in 192 games with an average of 30.12 runs.
  5. Jonny Baristow – This player was bought for 6.75 Crore from Sunrisers Hyderabad. He is from England and a dynamic opener. His last year scores were 1038 runs in 28 matches with an average of 41.52 runs and a strike rate of 142.19.

The two players retained will also be added along with these players mentioned above to the squad.

Kings 11 Punjab Team 2023 Squad 

Mayank Agarwal, Arshdeep Singh, Kagiso Rabada, Shikar Dhawan, Ansh Patel, Baltej Dhanda, Nathan Ellis, Atharva Taide, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Benny Howell, Liam Livingstone, Odean Smith, Sandeeep Sharma, Raj Ankad Bawa, Rishi Dhawa, Prerak Mankad, Vaibhav Arora, Writtick Chatterjee, Jonny Baristow, Rahul Chahar, Shahrukh Khan, Harprit Brar, Prabhsimran Singh, Jitesh Shharma, Ishan Porel.

Final Words

Kings 11 Punjab has been looking forward to win the IPL Trophy for a while now. And this team that they have now has a chance of achieving it.

The talent brought on to the team will surely make a great impact and will help in achieving the team goals.

The team has the potential to be one of the serious contenders of this season IPL Tournament.

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