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Punjab Kings IPL 2021 Auction News: Complete Players Details, Retained Players, New Buys

Punjab Kings bought Jhye Richardson at a whopping amount of 14 Crores.
Punjab Kings
Punjab Kings

Punjab Kings is one of the rarest sides that is yet to get their hands on their maiden IPL trophy. Every season they come into the auction to rock and roll. Kings have an image in the auction to set the stage on fire by getting engaged in the bidding war with other franchises over a respective player. And, the scenario was pretty the same on the previous night of the auction.

In the previous edition, they picked Glenn Maxwell, Chris Jordan and Sheldon Cottrell at a whopping price. This season they released their heavy picks into the auction pool in order to pick their replacement that can help the side in winning their maiden title.

Punjab Kings had the biggest purse of all the franchises and they used this power in the best possible way. They didn’t back out while picking any of the players in the auction except for Kyle Jamieson. Punjab Kings bought a total of eight players in the IPL 2021 auction. Let’s see how the auction turned out for the Mohali-based franchise.

Punjab Kings Purse Details, Slots Available

Available Salary Cap: Rs 53.2 crore

Available Slots: 9

Overseas Slots: 5

Punjab Kings IPL Auction 2021 Players List

Jhye Richardson, Riley Meredith, Dawid Malan, Shahrukh Khan, Moises Henriques, Jalaj Saxena, Utkarsh Singh, Saurabh Kumar.

PlayersPrice
Jhye Richardson14 Crores
Riley Meredith8 Crores
Dawid Malan1.50 Crores
Shahrukh Khan5.25 Crores
Moises Henriques4.20 Crores
Jalaj Saxena30 Lakhs
Utkarsh Singh20 Lakhs
Saurabh Kumar20 Lakhs

Punjab Kings Retained Players IPL 2021

KL Rahul (c), 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.

Punjab Kings 2021 Team squad:

KL Rahul (c), 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, Jhye Richardson, Riley Meredith, Dawid Malan, Shahrukh Khan, Moises Henriques, Jalaj Saxena, Utkarsh Singh, Saurabh Kumar.