IPL franchise Punjab Kings unveiled their IPL 2021 Jersey earlier today. They uploaded a video on their Twitter handle showing the design of the jersey including their sponsors which find a place in various parts of the jersey. It has an uncanny similarity with the RCB jersey of 2009. Meanwhile. the fans have been speaking about the same all around the social media networks.
While red remains the constant colour, the shoulders and the sleeves have a touch of gold around it and so is the collar. ”The wait is over… Reveal kar rahe hai assi new jersey” the video post was captioned on Twitter. The franchise had earlier changed its name from Kings XI Punjab to Punjab Kings. Also, there is a change in the logo of the team as the new logo depicts a shield inside which the team name has been written with the lion roaring.
Meanwhile, Punjab Kings newly launched jersey garnered a lot of reactions on social media.
— Vishal Dikshit (@Vishal1686) March 30, 2021
Punjab Kings naam kyu rakha? RCB B hi rakh lete 🙄 https://t.co/ZMV3g56z6e
— Varuni (@Varuni_Y) March 30, 2021
Punjab Kings jersey for IPL 2021. pic.twitter.com/wkdDOlcUCP
— Johns. (@CricCrazyJohns) March 30, 2021
— ཞơɧıɬ (@AnICTFan) March 30, 2021
RCB in disguise.
— Sohail (@sohailb19) March 30, 2021
They are Exactly 10 years behind RCB
— Sanjay (@141Adelaide) March 30, 2021
Punjab Kings are the only side in the tournament along with Delhi Capitals who have never won the IPL title. Delhi reached the finals of IPL 2020 but lost to Mumbai Indians who won their fifth IPL title.
The Punjab Kings will be playing at Mumbai Chennai, Ahmedabad, and Bangalore throughout the IPL season as they begin their campaign on 12th April 2021 against Rajasthan Royals in Mumbai.
Post the completion of the matches in Mumbai, Punjab Kings will travel to Chennai, Ahmedabad, and Bangalore for the remainder of the season. They will not play any match in Kolkata. If in case they qualify for the playoffs, they would travel back from Bangalore to Ahmedabad for the end stages of the tournament.
The Punjab franchise was one of the major spenders in the IPL 2021 auction as they spent INR 34.40 crores purchasing 4 Indian players and 5 overseas players. Their most expensive buy was of Australian pacer Jhye Richardson who was bought for a whopping INR 14 crores making him one of the most expensive buys in the IPL 2021 auction. Riley Meredith on the other hand was the most expensive overseas uncapped player bought in the IPL 2021 auction by Punjab as he was purchased for INR 8 crores.
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