The remaining phase of the Indian Premier League 2021 will kick off from September 19 and Punjab Kings will kick off their IPL 2021 campaign on the 21st of September against the Rajasthan Royals and will play their last league stage match against Chennai Super Kings on 7th of October.
They are scheduled to play 6 matches during the group stage of the UAE leg of IPL 2021. Punjab Kings have had a disastrous run in the first half of the tournament, with only 3 wins from eight games. They are currently placed at the sixth spot in the points table with 6 points in their bag.
They won matches against Royal Challengers Bangalore, Mumbai Indians and Kolkata Knight Riders while their 5 losses came against Chennai Super Kings, Sunrisers Hyderabad, Rajasthan Royals, and twice against Delhi Capitals.
Punjab Kings have made three changes in the squad as they announced Nathan Ellis and Adil Rashid as Jhye Richardson and Riley Meredith’s replacement while South African batting star Aiden Markram has replaced Dawid Malan.
Punjab Kings’ Squad
KL Rahul (Captain), Chris Gayle, Mayank Agarwal, Nicholas Pooran (wk), Mandeep Singh, Sarfaraz Khan, Deepak Hooda, Prabhsimran Singh, Mohammed Shami, Chris Jordan, Darshan Nalkande, Ravi Bishnoi, Murugan Ashwin, Arshdeep Singh, Harpreet Brar, Ishan Porel, Moises Henriques, Shahrukh Khan, Aiden Markram, Pratyush Singh, Jalaj Saxena, Nathan Ellis, Adil Rashid