Punjab Kings, the Mohali-based franchise, will look for an upward swing in their fortunes in IPL 2022: here’s the full squad list, team news, replacements, injury updates, and coaching staff for PBKS ahead of season 15 of the Indian Premier League.
Punjab Kings, earlier known as Kings XI Punjab, made their IPL debut in 2008, but have never won the league. Their best result was a runners-up finish in 2014.
Prior to the IPL 2022 auction, Punjab Kings had retained only Arshdeep Singh and Mayank Agarwal. Punjab Kings built their squad around some renowned names of the IPL.
On the first day, they added Shikhar Dhawan, Kagiso Rabada and Jonny Bairstow to their side. On the second day of the mega-auction, they spent Rs. 11.5 crores on Liam Livingstone.
Punjab Kings in the IPL 2022: Full PBKS squad
Arshdeep Singh, Mayank Agarwal
Players bought in the auction
Indian: Shikhar Dhawan, Rahul Chahar, Shahrukh Khan, Harpreet Brar, Prabhsimran Singh, Ishan Porel, Sandeep Sharma, Raj Angad Bawa, Rishi Dhawan, Prerak Mankad, Atharva Taide, Vaibhav Arora, Writtick Chatterjee, Baltej Dhanda, Ansh Patel, Jitesh Sharma,
Overseas: Kagiso Rabada, Jonny Bairstow, Liam Livingstone, Odean Smith, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Benny Howell, Nathan Ellis
Punjab Kings in IPL 2022: Team news for PBKS
Punjab Kings will open their campaign against Royal Challengers Bangalore on March 27. They are placed in Group B along with Gujarat Titans, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Chennai Super Kings and Sunrisers Hyderabad.
Punjab Kings in IPL 2022: Full PBKS Support Staff
Anil Kumble, Director Of Cricket Operations And Head Coach
Julian Wood, Batting Consultant
Damien Wright, Bowling Coach
Jonty Rhodes, Assistant Coach
Prabhakar Bairgond, Assistant Fielding Coach
Adrian Le Roux, Strength And Conditioning Coach
Avinash Vaidya, General Manager – Cricket Operations
Ashish Tuli, Team Analyst
Andrew Leipus, Physio
Sankar Raj Gopal, Cricket Consultant
Dr Srinand Srinivas, Team Doctor And Chief Covid Consultant
Shravan Kumbagowdana, Assistant Physiotherapist
Dr Swaroop Anant Savanur, Mental Conditioning Coach
Naresh Kumar, Masseur