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Great news has come out for Punjab Kings (PBKS), which started with a bang in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 season. Englands star wicket-keeper batsman Jonny Bairstow has joined the Punjab team. The Punjab franchise has given this news by sharing the photo on social media.
The next match of Punjab Kings is to be against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR). This match will be held on 1st April at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. It is difficult for Bairstow to play in this match, as he will have to remain quarantined. However, they can be available for selection in the third match, which will be from Chennai Super Kings on 3 April.
Punjab Kings has shared a photo of Jonny Bairstow. In this, this English player is seen entering the teams camp carrying the bag. Is. With this post, the Punjab team wrote in the caption – Lion Squad (Punjab Team) is feeling happy seeing its Johnny.
The Punjab franchise bought 32-year-old Jonny Bairstow in a mega auction. For this, Preity Zinta-owned team Punjab had bid Rs 6.75 crore. However, despite being bought in the IPL auction, this player could not join the team. The reason for this was that he was on the West Indies tour, where he played a Test series for England. At the end of the series, he reached Mumbai directly and joined the Punjab team.
In the current season of IPL, the Punjab team has started with a bang. In his very first match, he competed with the Royal Challengers Bangalore adorned with star players. RCB had given a target of 205 runs, which Punjab Kings achieved in 19 overs after losing 5 wickets. The biggest thing was that everyone had contributed equally to this victory of Punjab. No one had even hit a fifty.