Punjab Kings Team 2023; Updated Players List, Name, Captain, Photo, Retained Players

Punjab Kings Team 2023: 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.

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.

Punjab Kings Team 2023

Punjab Kings Team

Punjab Kings Team is owned by Mohit Burman, Ness Wadia, Preity Zinta and Karan Paul. Punjab Kings was previously known as Kings XI Punjab. The team has not won the IPL tournament yet. However, the team was a semi-finalist in the first IPL tournament held in 2008 and runner-up in IPL (2005).

The officials have retained some of the best players of the team to make the best teams to win the tournament. The team have also released some players whose performance was not up to the mark. So, go through the following article to get detailed information about the Punjab Kings Team 2023.

IPL 2023 Mini Auction

Kings XI Punjab Team: 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 website https://www.punjabkingsipl.in/

Punjab Kings 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 2023 Player Bought in Auction

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)

IPL Player Retention List 2023

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

IPL Winners List From 2008 to 2022

IPL 2023 Auction Date

As the player retention is over, all the team leaders are eagerly looking forward to the mini-auction which is due in December 2022. So, the authority has released the final auction date online. The IPL 2023 Auction will be held on 16th December 2022. Around 650 players are going to be auctioned. The auction will take place in Kochi, Kerala. Visit the portal daily to get the final list of the Punjab Kings Players.

Punjab Kings Squad 2023

Punjab Kings Team Photo
Punjab Kings Team Photos

Frequently Asked Questions

When did Kings XI Punjab’s name change?

Kings XI Punjab changed its name in February 2021. The name of the franchise is Punjab Kings.

Who owned the Punjab Kings Team?

The team is owned jointly by the Dabur group’s Mohit Burman (46%), Bollywood Star Preity Zinta (23%), the Wadia group’s Ness Wadia (23%) and Saptarshi Dey of the Dey & Dey Group

How many players have Punjab Kings retained?

Punjab Kings have retained 16 players out of which there are 5 offshore players.

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