Punjab Kings Eye Redemption in IPL 2024 Auction: Possible Retained Players Unveiled

Punjab Kings (PBKS) faced disappointment in their last Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023 campaign, finishing eighth in the points table with six wins and eight losses. As they gear up for the IPL 2024 Auction, PBKS has the chance to reshape their squad and aim for a more successful outing.

Here’s a look at the players PBKS might consider retaining based on their performances in IPL 2023:


Potential Retainees:

1. Shikhar Dhawan: Despite PBKS’s overall struggle, Dhawan emerged as a reliable batter and the team’s leading run-scorer in IPL 2023.

2. Sikandar Raza: The Zimbabwean all-rounder showcased impressive skills in IPL 2023, making him a valuable asset for PBKS. His international form adds to the anticipation of a stellar IPL season.

3. Prabhsimran Singh: Another rising talent from the PBKS side, Prabhsimran Singh, contributed significantly with the bat, finishing as the second-highest run-scorer for the team.

Likely Retained Players for IPL 2024 Auction:

1. Shikhar Dhawan (INR 8.25 crore) – Batter
2. Shahrukh Khan (INR 9 crore) – All-rounder
3. Liam Livingstone (INR 11.5 crore) – All-rounder
4. Sam Curran (INR 18.5 crore) – All-rounder
5. Sikandar Raza (INR 8.25 crore) – Batter
6. Prabhsimran Singh (INR 60 lakh) – Wicketkeeper Batter
7. Arshdeep Singh (INR 4 crore) – Bowler
8. Kagiso Rabada (INR 9.25 crore) – Bowler
9. Harpreet Brar (INR 3.8 crore) – Batter
10. Jitesh Sharma (INR 20 lakh) – Wicketkeeper Batter

PBKS Squad ahead of IPL Auction 2024:
– Shikhar Dhawan (c)
– Shahrukh Khan
– Jonny Bairstow
– Prabhsimran Singh
– Bhanuka Rajapaksa
– Jitesh Sharma
– Raj Bawa
– Rishi Dhawan
– Liam Livingstone
– Atharva Taide
– Arshdeep Singh
– Baltej Singh
– Nathan Ellis
– Kagiso Rabada
– Rahul Chahar
– Harpreet Brar
– Sam Curran
– Sikandar Raza
– Harpreet Bhatia
– Vidwath Kaverappa
– Mohit Rathee
– Shivam Singh.