IPL 2021: Punjab Kings Factbox, the perennial underachievers

IPL 2021: Punjab Kings Factbox, the perennial underachievers

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Punjab Kings, rechristened as Punjab Kings from this 12 months have not received a single IPL title in 13 makes an attempt. They got here shut in 2014 the place they’d a improbable run, ending on the high of the desk however misplaced to Kolkata Knight Riders within the ultimate in Bengaluru. They haven’t made it out of the group stage for 11 out of the 13 seasons.

This is how they’ve fared 12 months on 12 months

How did they fare the earlier season: It was one other disappointing marketing campaign final season for Punjab Kings as they did not make it to the playoffs and ended sixth on the desk. They received simply six out of their 14 matches, ending with 12 factors.

Win Share: Punjab Kings have the second-worst win share (for groups to have performed 100 matches or extra) at 45.78, profitable 85 of their 176 matches and dropping 101.

Highest Run-getter: Shaun Marsh

Shaun Marsh is the best run-getter for the franchise with 2477 runs from 69 innings at 39.95. He is scored one century and 20 fifties and possessed a strike price of 132.74.

Among the many present crop, captain KL Rahul leads the charts with 1922 runs from 28 innings at a wholesome common of 54.91 and a strike price of 140.08. He is hit two tons and 17 fifties.

Highest wicket-taker: Piyush Chawla

Piyush Chawla has been slowly going about his enterprise accumulating wickets for his franchises. He is the best wicket-taker for Punjab Kings with 84 wickets from 87 innings at 26.63. He possessed an economic system price of seven.52 and a strike price of 21.2 and had one four-wicket haul.

Among the many present crop, Mohammed Shami is the best wicket-taker with 39 wickets from 28 matches at 23.82. He has an economic system price of 8.62 and a strike price of 16.5.

Highest particular person rating: KL Rahul 132 not out vs RCB at Dubai in 2020

Rahul hit a whirlwind 132 off 69 balls hammering 14 fours and 7 sixes towards RCB on the Dubai Worldwide Cricket Stadium in 2020. Punjab Kings posted 206/3. In reply, RCB had been bundled out for 109.

Highest staff rating: 232 vs RCB at Dharamsala

Adam Gilchrist led the best way with 106 off 55 balls hitting eight fours and 9 sixes and was ably supported by Shaun Marsh (79 off 49 balls) as Punjab Kings posted 232/2 at Dharamsala in 2011. RCB succumbed to 121 all out, dropping by 111 runs.

Favorite opponent: Deccan Chargers

Punjab Kings have had probably the most success towards Deccan Chargers (For groups towards whom PKS has performed 10 or extra matches). They’d a win share of 70 p.c with 7 wins from 10 matches and simply 3 losses. They’ve received probably the most towards Delhi Capitals, profitable in 15 out of 26 matches with a win share of 59.61.

Bogey staff: Sunrisers Hyderabad

Punjab Kings have misplaced 68.75 p.c of their matches towards SRH. Their worst towards any staff (For groups towards whom PKS have performed 10 or extra matches). They’ve misplaced 11 of the 16 video games performed and received simply 5.

Once they performed within the UAE: They went rampant profitable all of the 5 matches of the UAE leg in 2014. All of them had been snug victories and it completed as their greatest season as they reached finals for the primary time however could not cross the end line, dropping to KKR in a thriller. Nonetheless, they did not have the very best of time six years later as they completed sixth within the 2020 IPL.

Lesser recognized info:

– Punjab Kings have conceded probably the most hat-tricks within the IPL – 3: Lakshmipathy Balaji (CSK) in 2008, Amit Mishra (Deccan Chargers) in 2011, Sunil Narine (KKR) in 2013

– Punjab Kings have additionally taken joint-most hat-tricks within the IPL together with RR: Yuvraj Singh vs RCB in 2009, Yuvraj Singh vs Deccan Chargers in 2009, Axar Patel vs Gujarat Lions in 2016, and Sam Curran vs Delhi Capitals in 2019.

– Piyush Chawla took 23 wickets from 26 matches at a strike price of 24.26 at PCA IS Bindra Stadium in IPL – probably the most by a Punjab Kings participant at any venue in IPL.

– Shaun Marsh amassed 1064 runs from 27 innings at a median of 44.33 and a strike price of 130.23 in IPL – probably the most by a Punjab Kings participant at any venue in IPL.

– The present Punjab Kings captain KL Rahul holds the file of scoring the quickest fifty within the match. He did it whereas taking part in for Punjab Kings in simply 12 balls towards DC at IS Bindra Stadium in 2018.

Purchases, releases and squad

IPL 2020 auctions gamers purchased: Jhye Richardson, Shahrukh Khan, Dawid Malan, Riley Meredith, Moises Henriques, Jalaj Saxena, Utkarsh Singh, Fabian Allen, Saurabh Kumar

IPL 2020 gamers traded in: None

IPL 2020 Retained gamers: KL Rahul, Arshdeep Singh, Chris Gayle, Darshan Nalkande, Harpreet Brar, Mandeep Singh, Mayank Agarwal, Mohd. Shami, M Ashwin, Nicholas Pooran, Sarfaraz Khan, Deepak Hooda, Ishan Porel, Ravi Bishnoi, Chris Jordan, Prabhsimran Singh

Launched gamers: Glenn Maxwell, Sheldon Cottrell, Mujeeb Zadran, Hardus Viljoen, James Neesham, Krishnappa Gowtham, Karun Nair, Jagadeesha Suchith, Tejinder Singh Dhillon.

Full squad:

KL Rahul (c&wk), Mayank Agarwal, Chris Gayle, Mandeep Singh, Prabsimran Singh, Nicholas Pooran (wk), Sarfaraz Khan, Deepak Hooda, Murugan Ashwin, Ravi Bishnoi, Harpreet Brar, Mohammed Shami, Arshdeep Singh, Ishan Porel, Darshan Nalkande, Chris Jordan, Dawid Malan, Jhye Richardson, Shahrukh Khan, Riley Meredith, Moises Henriques, Jalaj Saxena, Utkarsh Singh, Fabian Allen, Saurabh Kumar.

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