After a disastrous performance in IPL 2020, Punjab Kings will look for a better show in IPL 2021. Punjab Kings, formerly Kings XI Punjab, will have the new name for themselves in the 14th edition of the tournament. Under the leadership of KL Rahul, Punjab Kings will start their IPL 2021 journey with the first match against Rajasthan Royals on April 12, 2021, at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.
Ahead of IPL 2021, Punjab Kings released 7 players from their squad. Glenn Maxwell, Sheldon Cottrell, Mujeeb Zadran, Hardus Viljoen, James Neesham, Krishnappa Gowtham, Karun Nair, Jagadeesha Suchith, and Tejinder Singh Dhillon were the 7 players who had to bid goodbye to the franchisee.
During IPL 2021 auction, Punjab Kings bought 8 new players in the squad. They were Jhye Richardson, Riley Meredith, Shahrukh Khan, Moises Henriques, Dawid Malan, Fabian Allen, Jalaj Saxena, Saurabh Kumar, and Utkarsh Singh.
With their new squad, Punjab Kings hope to win their first IPL trophy in IPL 2021. Here we look at 3 bowlers who can be the highest wicket-takers for Punjab Kings in IPL 2021.
IPL 2021: 3 Players Who Can Be The Highest Wicket Takers For Punjab Kings (PBKS)
Mohammed Shami is the top contender to be the highest wicket-taker for Punjab Kings in IPL 2021. The Indian pacer Shami took 20 wickets in 14 matches in IPL 2020. He bowled some great spells for the team. Therefore, Shami is again expected to take the most wickets for Punjab Kings in IPL 2021 too.