Punjab Kings Auction Players: Punjab Kings have made the third biggest deal in the mega auction in the form of wicketkeeper cum batsman Johnny Bairstow. Before the IPL 2022 mega auction, the Punjab Kings retained only two players.
Punjab Kings, Ipl 2022 Auction
The IPL 2022 Auction has raised dust in the Punjab Kings auction. Shikhar Dhawan’s name first came up for auction. Punjab franchise Rs. Reached the peak by bidding for Rs 8.25 crore. Only Punjab Kings and Delhi Capitals franchises are competing to buy Shikhar Dhawan. But, the Punjab Kings also gave a tough competition and took the peak. This was followed by the first South African player, Kagiso Rabada, to be auctioned off to Punjab for Rs 9.25 crore.
The Punjab Kings have made the third big deal in the mega auction in the form of wicketkeeper cum batsman Johnny Bairstow. Before the IPL 2022 mega auction, the Punjab Kings retained just two players. The two players retained by the Punjab Kings are Indians. One of them is opening batsman Mayank Agarwal and the other is fast bowler Arshdeep Singh. The franchise has Mayank Agarwal for Rs 12 crore and Arshdeep Singh for Rs 4 crore.
PBKS focuses on building a title winning team.
The Punjab Kings are one of the teams that have yet to win a tournament in the Indian Premier League. In a situation like this this time the franchise’s focus is on team balance. It could win the title for it next season. By acquiring Shikhar Dhawan, Punjab has succeeded in strengthening its top order. However, the opening also solves the mystery. At the same time, by selecting South African fast bowler Kagiso Rabada, he sharpened his bowling edge.
Players who bought PBKS in the IPL 2022 auction.
Shikhar Dhawan – Rs. 8.25 crores
Kagiso Rabada – Rs. 9.25 crores
Johnny Bairstow – Rs. 6.75 crores
Players retained by Punjab Kings for IPL 2022
Mayank Agarwal Rs. 72 crores
Arshdeep Singh Rs. 4 crores
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