Punjab Kings will kick-start their IPL 2021 journey with the first match against Rajasthan Royals on April 12, 2021. The match is scheduled to be played at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. Last year in IPL 2020, Punjab Kings finished on the 6th spot on the points table after winning 6 matches out of 14.
Punjab Kings released 9 players ahead of IPL 2021 after the team’s poor performance in IPL 2020. Punjab Kings released Glenn Maxwell, Sheldon Cottrell, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Hardus Viljoen, James Neesham, Krishnappa Gowtham, Karun Nair, Jagadeesha Suchith, and Tejinder Singh Dhillon from the squad. During IPL 2021 auction, Punjab Kings bought 5 overseas players and 3 domestic players. Punjab Kings will witness a lot of changes in IPL 2021 as they have spent a huge amount to buy several new players in the team. Here we take a glance at 5 players who will make a debut for Punjab Kings in IPL 2021.
IPL 2021: 5 Players Who Can Make Their Debut For Punjab Kings (PBKS) This Year
Jhye Richardson was bought by Punjab Kings in IPL 2021 for Rs. 14 crore. Richardson, an Australian pacer, was the highest wicket-taker in Big Bash League 2020-21. Punjab Kings were short of pacers in the team and they went for Richardson to strengthen their bowling department. Richardson will be playing his debut IPL season for Punjab Kings. He will also play his first IPL tournament.