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Punjab Kings

Punjab Kings (PBKS) is a cricket franchise located in Mohali, Punjab, and is part of the Indian Premier League (IPL). Mohit Burman, Ness Wadia, Preity Zinta and Karan Paul are the joint owners. Home matches are held at the PCA Stadium in Mohali, while some games have also been held at Dharamsala or Indore since 2010. Despite topping the league table and finishing as runners-up in 2014, PBKS have only made one other appearance in the playoffs in 13 seasons.

Punjab Kings

Punjab Kings Facts

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    Team history

    Kings XI Punjab lost six matches to the Kolkata Knight Riders, the Delhi Daredevils, the Royal Challengers Bangalore, the Deccan Chargers, the Rajasthan Royals and the Mumbai Indians but managed to win a match against Chennai Super Kings when the scores were level and the match went to a Super Over.

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    Team history

    Kings XI Punjab failed to qualify for the play-offs, but batsman David Miller played one of the innings of the tournament in the 51st match against the Royal Challengers Bangalore, as he smashed 101 off 38 deliveries and included eight fours and seven sixes.

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    Franchise history

    On 17 February 2021, Kings XI Punjab was renamed to Punjab Kings, ahead of the 2021 Indian Premier League.

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    Franchise history

    Following the controversy surrounding the BCCI and Lalit Modi in 2010, the Indian Premier League announced on 10 October 2010 that it had terminated the franchise contracts of Kings XI Punjab and the Rajasthan Royals.

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    Team history

    Powered by their balanced bowling line-up and effective top order, the team won nine of its next 10 matches, clinching a berth in the semi-final, where their run in the tournament came to an end with a comprehensive nine-wicket loss to the Chennai Super Kings.

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    Team history

    5 when Kings XI Punjab was struggling with only 51 runs in the scoreboard in the eighth over and chasing a target of 190, Miller rectified the game and led Punjab to a six-wicket win with two overs remaining.

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