PK IPL 2024: Punjab Kings Full Squad List

Punjab Kings, are a cricket team based in Mohali, Punjab, India, that competes in the Indian Premier League (IPL). Here’s a quick overview of the…

Punjab Kings

Punjab Kings, are a cricket team based in Mohali, Punjab, India, that competes in the Indian Premier League (IPL). Here’s a quick overview of the team:

Recent Performance:

  • Finished 6th in the 2023 IPL season, missing the playoffs for the 8th consecutive year.
  • Showed flashes of brilliance, particularly with Shikhar Dhawan’s batting and Kagiso Rabada’s bowling.
  • Inconsistency and lack of balance in the batting and bowling attack hampered their progress.

Punjab Kings (PBKS) Squad IPL 2024 season:

Player NamePlaying RoleBatting StyleBowling StylePrice (INR Crore)
Shikhar Dhawan (c)Top-order batsmanLeft-handRetained
Matthew ShortTop-order batsmanRight-handRight-arm leg-breakRetained
Prabhsimran SinghWicket-keeper batsmanRight-handRetained
Jitesh SharmaWicket-keeper batsmanRight-handRetained
Sikandar RazaMiddle-order batsmanRight-handRight-arm off-breakRetained
Rishi DhawanMiddle-order batsmanRight-handRetained
Liam LivingstoneAll-rounderRight-handRight-arm leg-breakRetained
Atharva TaideAll-rounderRight-handRight-arm off-breakRetained
Arshdeep SinghBowlerLeft-handLeft-arm fast-mediumRetained
Nathan EllisBowlerRight-handRight-arm fast-mediumRetained
Sam CurranAll-rounderLeft-handLeft-arm medium-fastRetained
Kagiso RabadaBowlerRight-handRight-arm fastRetained
Harpreet BrarBowlerRight-handRight-arm off-breakRetained
Rahul ChaharBowlerRight-handRight-arm leg-breakRetained
Harpreet BhatiaWicket-keeper batsmanRight-handRetained
Vidwath KaverappaBowlerRight-handRight-arm off-breakRetained
Shivam SinghBowlerRight-handRight-arm medium-fastRetained
Harshal PatelAll-rounderRight-handRight-arm medium-fast11.75
Chris WoakesAll-rounderRight-handRight-arm medium-fast4.20
Ashutosh SharmaBowlerRight-handRight-arm medium-fast0.20
Vishwanath Pratap SinghBowlerRight-handRight-arm fast-medium0.20
Shashank SinghBowlerRight-handRight-arm medium-fast0.20
Tanay ThyagarajanBowlerRight-handRight-arm off-break0.20
Prince ChoudharyAll-rounderRight-handRight-arm leg-break0.20
Rilee RossouwTop-order batsmanLeft-hand8.00

Note: Players in bold were bought in the IPL 2024 auction.

Punjab Kings (Formerly Kings XI Punjab) IPL Stats:

Overall (Since IPL inception in 2008):

  • Seasons Played: 16
  • Matches Played: 171
  • Matches Won: 73
  • Matches Lost: 96
  • Win Percentage: 42.69%
  • Title: None
  • Top Scorer (Career): KL Rahul (2562 runs)
  • Top Wicket-taker (Career): Piyush Chawla (162 wickets)

Recent Performance (IPL 2023):

  • Finished 6th in the league stage, missing the playoffs for the 8th consecutive year.
  • Strong starts in patches, but inconsistency throughout the season.
  • Shikhar Dhawan’s 460 runs and Kagiso Rabada’s 23 wickets were highlights.
  • Middle-order issues and lack of bowling depth impacted results.

Performance under Shikhar Dhawan’s Captaincy (2023 – Present):

  • Played 14 matches, won 6, lost 8.
  • Win percentage of 42.86% under Dhawan’s leadership.
  • Improved batting approach, but need for better team balance.
  • Finding consistent middle-order partnerships remains a challenge.

Strengths:

  • Power-packed opening stand with Shikhar Dhawan and Mayank Agarwal (in previous seasons).
  • Kagiso Rabada’s world-class pace bowling provides a lethal weapon.
  • Passionate fan base that creates a vibrant atmosphere at home games.

Weaknesses:

  • Inconsistent middle-order batting, often lacking stability and big partnerships.
  • Spin attack lacks experienced options beyond Rahul Chahar.
  • Lack of quality backups for key players in all departments.

Additional Information:

  • You can find more detailed stats about PBKS on the official IPL website or other cricket websites.
  • They have reached the playoffs 3 times in their history, but never advanced beyond the qualifier stage.

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