Punjab Kings Team, Players, Squad for IPL 2023

Punjab Kings team is among the few teams which have not yet won any IPL trophy. Detailed information about the Punjab Kings team including the team players, coaches, Staff, Members, Squad, and Owners Information. About its franchise, performance, logo, theme song, and many more. If Punjab Kings is your favorite team you can know about it from this article.


Punjab Kings Team

New rules & IPL 2023 Punjab Kings Team

The auction for IPL 2023 is soon to be expected and franchises are getting ready to bid for the best players. According to the new rules, a franchise can retrieve up to four players from the previous seasons. Here in this article, you will get to know which players might be released by IPL 2023 Punjab Kings team to present the best game of the IPL season 2023.

Punjab King Team Franchise History

Punjab Kings is a franchise team jointly owned by 4 persons Mohit Burma, Ness Wadia, Preity Zinta, and Saptarshi Dey. Team  Punjab Kings bought in US$76 million (Rs.304 crore). Punjab Kings team based in Mohali, Punjab, that’s plays in the Indian Premier League. Punjab Kings franchise establish in 2008 as Kings 11 Punjab. In this franchise, four people hold their shares, Dabur Group’s Mohit Burma(46%), Wadia Group’s Ness Wadia(23%), Preity Zinta (23%), Dey&Dey Groups Saptarshi Dey (8%).

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The team plays its home matches at the Punjab Cricket Association Stadium, Mohali. In 2010, they were playing some of their matches at either Indore or Dharamsala.In2014, when they topped the league table and finished runners-up the team made only one other playoff appearance in the 13th season. Punjab Kings played in the now-disused Champion League T20 once, in 2014 as the Kings 11 Punjab and finished as semi-finalists.

In 2010 BCCI announced on 10 October 2010 that the Indian Premier League terminated the Kings 11 Punjab and Rajasthan Royals. The team announced that they would take legal action to persist in the IPL. The team struggle to settle a solution with the league, but they could not be reached, they choose to submit a case in Mumbai High Court accusing the Indian Premier League of getting rid so that when the bidding procedure would start for the Indian Premier League 2012 season, the agreement would be given to a more profitable tender.


Punjab kings are the only team who changed their captains every season that’s why they could not win any IPL tournament. Yuvraj Singh was captain of Punjab Kings from 2008 to 2009, his winning % was 58.62. In 2010 Kumar Sangakkara and his winning % was 26.92 and Jaya Warden was captained by Punjab kings. Adam Gilchrest or David Hussey was the captain of Punjab Kings from 2011 to 2013 and their winning % were 34 and 50.

From 2014 to 2015 Jos Belly captained Punjab Kings, his winning % was 51.42. In 2016 David Miller was captain and his winning % was 16.66 but due to his bad performance team change its captain during 2016, the new captain was Murali Vijay and his winning % was 37.50. In 2017 Glenn Max Well captained Punjab Kings and their winning % was 50. Ravi Chandra Ashwin was the captain of Punjab Kings from 2018 to 2019 and his winning % was 42.85. From 2020 to 2021 K.L. Rahul was the captain of Punjab Kings.

Most Expensive Player:

Pacer Jhye Richardson was the most expensive player of Punjab Kings. They bought him for 14 crores.

Team Identity

Punjab Team Logo

Team Kings 11 Punjab was renamed on 17 February 2021 as Punjab Kings. Punjab King’s team logo color is red and silver. Two lions in this logo represent the ‘Aggression’    logo outer design presents a “Shield” and alphabets on the upper line “K.J.H.P.H” represented K for Kashmir, J for Jammu, H.P for Himachal Pradesh, and H for Haryana.

Punjab Team Jersey

Punjab team jersey color is red and white in 2008 with a loin face. In 2014 with red color and white stripes and 2020 with red color and blue stripes. Ebix Cash, a Mumbai-based financial disruptor signed a three-year deal with Punjab Kings as their Title Sponsor in October 2019.

Brand Ambassador & Theme Song

Former Indian opener and current mentor of Punjab Kings, Virender Sehwag has been named as the brand ambassador of the franchise. “Dhoom Punjabi” is the official song of Punjab Kings. Famous Punjabi Pop singer “Daler Mehndi” has sung the theme song of Punjab Kings.

Punjab Kings Team Performance 2008 – 2011

In IPL 2008 season Punjab Kings team began to a slow start, with the team losing their 1st two matches. Despite the absence of Simon Katich and Brett Lee, the team found its trench. With their balanced bowling line-up and effective top order, the team won 9 of its next ten matches.

Taking a seat in the semi-final, where their run in the tournament came to end with a comprehensive nine-wicket loss to the CSK. Shaun Marsh was possibly the Punjab King’s star player in the IPL. He finished the tournament as the Orange Cap holder, the award for the player with the most runs, with an average of 68.44 and with a strike rate of 139.68 in 11 innings.

2009 Year

In IPL season 2009, the Punjab Kings team started with ambitions to win the Trophy. The team lost badly to the Delhi Daredevils and KKR, however, they returned to form by beating the Royal Challengers Bangalore, RR, and MI. Then the team observed a hair-raising ride in their next eight matches with four wins and four losses. The hopes of winning the semi-final were mashed after losing to Chennai Super Kings in the last match.

2010 to the 2011 Year

In IPL season 2010, Punjab Kings lost 6 matches to KKR, MI, DD, RCB, DC, and RR but managed to win a match against CSK when the score was level and the match went to a Super Over. They ended Indian Premier League 2010 in the last position. In 2011, Punjab Kings missed out on the playoffs by two points. The Indian Premier League 2011 season looked promising when they bought a powerful team. Michael Bevan was the coach and Adam Gilchrest was appointed as the captain.

Punjab Kings Team Performance 2012 – 2021

In IPL season 2012, they finished in sixth place overall, winning 8 matches out of 6. In 2013, they failed to qualify for the playoffs but David Miller played one of the innings of the tournament in the 51 matches against RCB. They come at no five when they were struggling with only 51 runs on the scoreboard in the 8 overs and cover a target of 190.

2014 to the 2017 Year

In IPL season 2014, Punjab Kings made their way to the final but KKR win the final by 3 wickets. Punjab Kings qualified for 2014. Champions League T20 was the finished runner-up in 2014. They place in group B. In 2015 the team won just three matches out of 14 in the league. David Miller finished the season as the highest run-scorer with 357.

In 2016 again, the team won only 4 matches. Murali Vijay was the highest run-scorer with 453 runs. In 2017, the team missed out on the place in the play-offs by the last match losing to the Rising Pune Supergiant, and end the season with 5th position in IPL. Hashim Amla finished the season as the top run-scorer with 420 runs.

2018 to the 2019 Year

In IPL season 2018, the team went on to win 5 out of their first six matches, finally becoming favorites for the title. Next, they win only 1 match out of 8 and could not qualify for the playoffs despite a good start from the beginning. In 2019, Punjab kings ended up in the sixth position at the league table. KL Rahul was the highest run-scorer for the team with 593 runs in 14 matches.

2020 to the 2021 Year

In IPL season 2020, the Punjab Kings started their season campaign. Punjab Kings elected to field first. This thrilling match ended in a tie. Delhi starts with a win in this tournament, against the Punjab Kings team. On 24 September 2020, Punjab Kings won their 1st match against RCB by 97 runs. However, they lost two matches at the end of the tournament. They finished the season in 6th place in the tournament. KL Rahul was again the highest run-scorer for the team with 670 runs.

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