Punjab Kings will commence their IPL 2021 journey with the first game against Rajasthan Royals on April 12, 2021, at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. Punjab Kings, who were formerly known as Kings XI Punjab, have changed their name ahead of IPL 2021. Punjab Kings will be led by KL Rahul one more time.
Punjab Kings have gone a lot of changes in their squad. The franchisee bought popular players like Jhye Richardson, Riley Meredith, Shahrukh Khan, Moises Henriques, and Dawid Malan during IPL 2021 auction. Today we look at the 5 most memorable matches of Punjab Kings in the Indian Premier League.
IPL 2021: 5 Most Memorable Encounters Of Punjab Kings In The History Of IPL
KXIP vs MI – IPL 2020
Punjab Kings vs Mumbai Indians match in IPL 2020 was the only match so far that witnessed two super overs. Mumbai Indians batted first and scored 176-6 with Quinton de Kock’s 53. In response, KL Rahul smashed 77-run-knock for Punjab Kings. The match ended in a tie after Punjab also scored 176-6 in the 2nd innings.
In the first super over, Punjab Kings scored 5 runs. However, Mumbai too could only score 5 runs. In the 2nd super over, Mumbai batted first and scored 11 runs. Punjab won the match this time. It was a nail-biting match that ended in Punjab Kings’ favour.