PBKS Playing 11: The Punjab Kings will compete with Kolkata Knight Riders in the most crucial fixture of the Indian Premier League. The Punjab Kings have 4 wins in 11 matches and every game will be a must win for them.
In their last league match, the Mumbai Indians team beat them by 6 wickets. The PBKS team could not score good enough runs, and had to settle for 135. They contributors for the team were Aiden Markram and Deepak Hooda. While the openers gave a fine performance to provide a good start. The bowlers displayed average performances, and could not win the match for the team.
The Punjab Kings have been average in their efforts in the IPL 2021 and has only 4 wins in 11 matches, and need to be proficient in both the departments. They need to perform well as a team to secure crucial wins. They have not been able to be consistent with their performances, and batting has been a major disappointment with the key players like KL Rahul, Chris Gayle and Nicholas Poooran not in proper form. The bowlers have done their bit to have a tough fight with the opposition by their abilities.
The West Indies batsman Chris Gayle has left the bio bubble to refresh himself before the T20 World Cup and will not feature in the upcoming matches. In place of him, Moises Henriques can join the Playing 11.
PBKS Playing 11 (likely)
PBKS Squad: KL Rahul (c &wk), Chris Gayle, Mayank Agarwal, Nicholas Pooran, Mandeep Singh, Sarfaraz Khan, Deepak Hooda, Prabhsimran Singh, Mohammed Shami, Chris Jordan, Darshan Nalkande, Ravi Bishnoi, Murugan Ashwin, Arshdeep Singh, Harpreet Brar, Ishan Porel, Aiden Markram, Adil Rashid, Shahrukh Khan, Moises Henriques, Jalaj Saxena, Utkarsh Singh, Fabian Allen, Saurabh Kumar, Nathan Ellis
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1. KL Rahul
The stylish batsman and the captain of Punjab Kings has been prolific run scorer for the team. With an ability to provide fine starts and stay till the end, Rahul is a complete batsman across all the formats. In 10 matches of IPL 2021, KL has scored 422 runs at an average of 52.75.
2. Ravi Bishnoi
The mystery spinner has been impressive after making a comeback for the side in the Phase 2. He has been able to contain runs and pick wickets, which is what required by a bowler in the T20 cricket. In 6 matches, Bishnoi has scalped 9 wickets at a fine average.
3. Aiden Markram
The top order batsman has showed promise in his debut IPL season. In the last league match, he scored a fighting 42 to help the team in posting a respectable total on the board. In 3 matches, Aiden has accumulated 95 runs and would look to continue his good form.
4. Arshdeep Singh
The youngster has been one of the finds of the IPL, and has been impressive with his variations and wicket taking deliveries. In 9 matches, Arshdeep has bagged 13 wickets and is turning out to be the biggest hope for the Punjab Kings fans in the last few league matches.
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