Punjab Kings (PBKS) IPL 2022 Full Squad List, Best Playing XI, Strengths and Weaknesses

Punjab Kings team which is co-owned by Ness Wadia and Preity Zinta will start their IPL Season 15 campaign on 27 March and they will play against RCB in their opening match. Punjab has not won a single edition of IPL till date as in 2014 they reached the finals but even in that match they suffered a heart-breaking defeat against KKR by 3 wickets. This Season their chances are looking very bright as they have one of the best teams of the tournament on paper but will these men perform on the field or not well only time will tell.

PBKS 25 Players List IPL Season 15:

Below is the complete list of 25 player squad of Punjab Kings which was being picked by the PBKS management during the IPL 2022 Mega Auction :

  1. Mayank Agarwal 
  2. Arshdeep Singh 
  3. Shikhar Dhawan 
  4. Kagiso Rabada 
  5. Jonny Bairstow 
  6. Rahul Chahar
  7. Shahrukh Khan
  8. Harpreet Brar 
  9. Prabhsimran Singh 
  10. Jitesh Sharma 
  11. Ishan Porel 
  12. Liam Livingstone 
  13. Odean Smith
  14. Sandeep Sharma
  15. Raj Angad Bawa 
  16. Rishi  Dhawan 
  17. Prerak Mankad 
  18. Vaibhav Arora 
  19. Writtick Chatterjee 
  20. Baltej Dhanda 
  21. Ansh Patel 
  22. Nathan Ellis
  23. Atharva Taide
  24. Bhanuka Rajapaksa
  25. Benny Howell 

PBKS Best Playing XI for IPL Season 15:

Below is the best playing xi which Punjab Kings can play during their matches in Indian Premier League 2022 :

  1. Mayank Agarwal (c)
  2. Shikhar Dhawan
  3. Jonny Bairstow (wk)
  4. Liam Livingstone 
  5. Shahrukh Khan
  6. Rishi Dhawan
  7. Odean Smith
  8. Kagiso Rabada
  9. Sandeep Sharma
  10. Arshdeep Singh
  11. Rahul Chahar

Punjab Kings Squad IPL 15 Biggest Strengths:

Punjab Kings has the most destructive batting line-up amongst all the teams in IPL 2022 and this is their biggest strength. Ness Wadia has done a formidable job at the auction table by buying destructive batters like Liam Livingstone, Jonny Bairstow and Odean Smith as any one of these three can single handedly win any match for Punjab Kings on any given day.

Punjab Kings Squad IPL 15 Biggest Weaknesses:

The biggest weakness of Punjab Kings IPL 2022 squad is that they don’t have many quality spinners in their bowling line-up. Rahul Chahar and Liam Livingstone will have to do most of the heavy lifting as far as spin bowling is concerned and even Livingstone is known as a part time spinner so this is a serious concern for PBKS here.

Punjab Kings IPL 2022 Squad Final Overall Rating:

Our rating for PBKS team for IPL Season 15 is 9/10

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