The Indian Premier League is undoubtedly the most famous domestic T20 league in the world and PBKS is one of the most famous IPL teams, representing Punjab. You must have heard about this team, but do you know the full form of PBKS, if not then don’t worry, in this article we will tell you the full form of PBKS, owner of the PBKS team, some facts about the PBKS team.
PBKS full form
PBKS – Punjab Kings
The full form of PBKS is Punjab Kings, where PB stands for Punjab (An Indian State) and KS stands for Kings (King). This name was adopted by the franchise in the year 2021, in the 14th season of IPL, before that the team was called Kings XI Punjab or KXIP.
Owners of PBKS
Currently, in 2021 the franchise PBKS is owned by Mohit Burman (Dabur Group), Preity Zinta, Ness Wadia, and Karan Paul respectively. Dabur Group holds 46% of the team’s shares, followed by Nadia Group with 23%, actress Preity Zinta with 23%. Satish Menon is the CEO of the team and Preity Zinta is the brand ambassador of the team.
PBKS Squad 2021
- KL Rahul (Captain)
- Mayank Agarwal (Vice Captain)
- Chris Gayle
- Dawid Malan
- Shahrukh Khan
- Ravi Bishnoi
- Nicholas Pooran
- Mohammed Shami
- Aiden Markram
- Mandeep Singh
- Deepak Hooda
- Chris Jordan
- Harpreet Brar
- Arshadeep Singh
- Moises Henriques
PBKS Captains 2008-2021
There has been a total of 12 captains of Punjab Kings from the year 2008 to 2021 in the IPL. Below is the list of Captains of PBKS in all 14 seasons of IPL.
|8.||2016 (Half)||David Miller|
|9.||2016 (Half)||Murali Vijay|
Why KXIP Name Change?
In the year 2021, the franchise decided to change the name of the team from Kings eleven Punjab to Punjab Kings. According to the owner Ness Wadia, it was done to “relook at things”, they were disappointed as their team was not able to win at least a single season of IPL.
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