Punjab Kings (PBKS) will be looking to lift their maiden IPL title this year after spending a lot of money in the IPL auction for the upcoming season. Punjab have made it to the finals of the IPL under the leadership of George Bailey once in 2014 where they lost against Kolkata Knight Riders.
Punjab Kings who had their name changed recently are looking to refresh their campaign have brought in the services of Australian fast bowlers Jhye Richardson and Rile Meredith for hefty money. They also acquired the services of Tamil Nadu dasher Shahrukh Khan for 5 crores.
IPL 2021: 5 Reasons Why Punjab Kings (PBKS) Can Win The Title This Year:
5. Spin Duo Coming Good
One of the positives for the Punjab Kings in the IPL 2020 was their spin duo of leg spinners Murugan Ashwin and Ravi Bishnoi who did exceedingly well. They picked a lot of wickets in the middle overs and their economy rate was very impressive despite having very little international experience.
Ravi Bishnoi picked up 12 wickets in 14 games on his maiden IPL season while Tamil Nadu leggie picked up 10 wickets in the 9 games he played. Their partnership in the bowling department will be crucial to Punjab king’s success.