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IPL 2023, Shikhar Dhawan appointed as new captain of Punjab Kings

By Kaif - November 3, 2022 - Last updated on Nov 03, 2022 01:57 PM
IPL 2023, Shikhar Dhawan appointed as new captain of Punjab Kings

Image Source: Punjab Kings Twitter/ Shikhar Dhawan

IPL 2023, Shikhar Dhawan appointed as new captain of Punjab Kings, List of The Captains of Punjab Kings Team

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The preparations for the IPL 2023 have already started. The franchises have also started strategizing for the mini auctions to be held before the 16th edition of the IPL. In such a situation, Punjab Kings, who have performed disappointingly for the last few years, have played a big bet before the auction of IPL 2023. PBKS removed Mayank Agarwal from the captaincy and handed over the captaincy command to veteran batsman Shikhar Dhawan.

Shikhar Dhawan appointed as new captain of Punjab Kings

Let us tell you that 36-year-old veteran opener Shikhar Dhawan has been made the new captain of Punjab Kings. Last year the performance of the team was very disappointing. After which the management has now chosen Shikhar as the new captain instead of Mayank. At the same time, there are also speculations that Punjab Kings will release Mayank before the mini-auction.

Apart from this, if we talk about Shikhar Dhawan, Dhawan also has a good experience of captaincy. He has also captained the Indian team including IPL. In his performance has been excellent. Under the captaincy of Dhawan, Team India has defeated teams like West Indies, and South Africa. In such a situation, Punjab Kings will also have high hopes for their new captain.

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Dhawan is the 14th captain of the team. He got a chance to captain in one match last season. Then the team had to face defeat. He has previously captained Sunrisers Hyderabad. Between 2013 and 2014, he led the team in 16 matches. Then Sunrisers Hyderabad won seven matches and lost in nine matches.

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Image Source: Punjab Kings Twitter/ Shikhar Dhawan

List of The Captains of Punjab Kings Team

PlayerSeasonMatchLostWonTied
Yuvraj Singh2008-092917120
Kumar Sangakkara20101303091
Mahela Jayawardene20100100010
Adam Gilchrist2011-133417170
David Hussey2012-131206060
George Bailey2014-153518170
Virender Sehwag20151001
David Miller20166150
Murali Vijay20168350
Glenn Maxwell201714770
Ravichandran Ashwin2018-192812160
KL Rahul2020-212711142
Mayank Agarwal202214770
Shikhar Dhawan2022*1010

Punjab Kings are so adept at changing the captain that no player has been able to captain for more than two consecutive seasons. Yuvraj Singh, Adam Gilchrist, George Bailey, Ravichandran Ashwin, and KL Rahul have been the only captains in two seasons.

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