Beginning the auction with a wallet of Rs 53.20 crore, Punjab Kings were expected to take some large actions on the lookout and they have not frustrated. They snapped up Aussie quick Jhye Richardson for Rs 14 crore, Moises Henriques for Rs 4.2 crore, Riley Meredith for Rs 8 crore and uncapped player Shahrukh Khan for Rs 5.25 crore.
Aside from the enormous splurges, they made some budget purchases also, as well such as number one ranked T20 batsman Dawid Malan Rs 1.50 crore, Jalaj Saxsena for 30 lakh, Utkarsh Singh for Rs 20 lakh and al-rounder Saurabh Kumar for Rs 20 lakh.
The Punjab squad has a top order in KL Rahul, Chris Gayle, Mayank Agarwal and Nicholas Pooran.
The Acquisition of Dawid Malan has just reinforced their batting. They would have needed to get some capability back into the group subsequent to have delivered Glen Maxwell. This is the reason why they went overboard the money on the hard-hitting Shahrukh Khan.
Punjab Kings have sapped up one more player at his base cost. They have now purchased uncapped India all-rounder Saurabh Kumar for Rs 20 lakh.
Punjab Kings are on a roll after the tea break. They also purchased West Indies power-hitting all-rounder Fabian Allen for Rs 75 lakh. Moises Henriques, inconsistent Australian all-rounder will add incredible profundity to the Punjab establishment. His capacity to bowl at the passing will likewise be significant. Henriques has 969 runs from 57 IPL matches at a batting normal of 28.5 he additionally has 38 IPL wickets.
List of players retained