Uncovering Punjab Kings: The Underrated IPL Team
As IPL 2023 continues to captivate cricket fans across the globe, everyone is curious about their favorite teams. Amidst all the buzz and excitement, one team that often goes unnoticed is Punjab Kings. In this article, we will explore all the details related to Punjab Kings that every cricket fan should know about. Read on to discover more!
Who Owns Punjab Kings?
Formerly known as Kings XI Punjab, Punjab Kings has been a team that has struggled to make its mark in the IPL. However, one person who has stood by the team through thick and thin is Preity Zinta. The Bollywood celebrity is a co-owner of the team and has long been a fan of the Punjab Kings.
Yuvraj Singh, Virender Sehwag, Kumar Sangakkara, and Hashim Amla are among the famous cricketers who have backed the side.
- Team Name Punjab Kings
- Current Owner Dabur (Mohit Burman), Wadia Group (Ness Wadia), PZNZ Media (Preity Zinta), Apeejay Surendra Group (Karan Paul)
- CEO/Team Manager Satish Menon
- Captain Shikhar Dhawan (in IPL 2023)
- Coach Anil Kumble
The CEO of Punjab Kings is Satish Menon, and the franchise is currently jointly owned by Mohit Burman, Preity Zinta, Ness Wadia, and Karan Paul. While Mohit Burman holds a 46% stake in the company, Preity Zinta and Ness Wadia own 23% each.
Recently, in the upcoming IPL 2023, Shikhar Dhawan will take over as the captain of the team.
|Punjab Kings Owner | Team Details|
|Team Name||Punjab Kings|
Dabur (Mohit Burman), Wadia Group (Ness Wadia), PZNZ Media (Preity Zinta), Apeejay Surendra Group (Karan Paul)
|CEO/Team Manager||Satish Menon|
PBKS IPL Playing 11 Team
- Prabhsimran Singh
- Shikhar Dhawan (c)
- Matthew Short
- Kagiso Rabada
- Arshdeep Singh
- Rishi Dhawan
- Harpreet Brar
- M Shahrukh Khan
- Sam Curran
- Jitesh Sharma †
- Brand Value of Punjab Kings
Punjab Kings is an immensely valuable brand in the IPL. In 2020, the team had a brand value of INR 318 crores, which secured them the 7th position in the IPL brand valuation report, ahead of Rajasthan Royals. However, due to the pandemic, this value saw a dip as compared to 2019, where the brand value was INR 358 crores. However, once the pandemic situation improves, the team’s brand value is likely to rise dramatically.
Nice gesture from Preity Zinta to give Punjab Kings jerseys to the fans.pic.twitter.com/2iYHshzIiG
— Johns. (@CricCrazyJohns) April 14, 2023
Sponsors of Punjab Kings
Punjab Kings has some prominent sponsors backing them, including EbixCash, BKT, Lotus Herbals, Jio, Dream 11, and boAt. These sponsors contribute significantly to the franchise’s overall revenue and help them create a strong presence in the IPL.
That’s all for now on Punjab Kings. We’ll keep you informed of further cricketing thrills.