New Delhi: Players were nominated in Chennai on Thursday ahead of the start of the 2021 IPL. World cricket stars won crore rupees at this year’s auction. Preity Zinta’s team, Punjab Kings, used their big money this year to add a total of 9 players to their squad.
14 crores spent on Richardson
Punjab Kings (Jhye Richardson) bought the largest amount of Rs 14 crore this year from Punjab Kings. Apart from that, the Punjab also added Riley Meredith to their squad for a fee of 8 crore. In addition to these two players, Punjab Kings also added players like David Malan, Fabian Allen, Moises Henriques, Shah Rukh Khan, Utkarsh Singh, Saurabh Kumar and Jalaj Saxena.
Introducing #SaddaSquad for the season!
Khush ho tussi # SaddaPunjab #PunjabKings # IPLAuction2021 pic.twitter.com/9sxgNsq0zu
– Punjab Kings (@PunjabKingsIPL) February 18, 2021
The name was changed before the auction
Kings XI Punjab changed its name to Punjab Kings ahead of this year’s auction. Recently, this franchise has also revamped its old logo. This year, the Punjab Kings had the highest amount before the auction and used it well during the auction.
The entire Punjab Kings team:
KL Rahul (Captain), Mayank Agarwal, Chris Gayle, Mandeep Singh, Prabhasimran Singh, Nicholas Pooran, Sarfaraz Khan, Deepak Hooda, Murugan Ashwin, Ravi Bishnoi, Harpreet Brar, Mohammed Shami, Arshdeep Singh, Ishan Porel, Darshan Nalkande, Chris Jordan , David Malan, Zhai Richardson, Shah Rukh Khan, Riley Meredith, Moises Henriques, Jalaj Saxena, Utkarsh Singh, Fabian Allen and Saurabh Kumar.