Punjab Kings has shared a video of their power-hitting batsman named Shahrukh Khan. The batsman hails from Tamil Nadu, who is known for his big-hitting abilities. Punjab Kings franchises brought Shahrukh in the mini-auction, which was held in Chennai in February.
Punjab Kings’ franchise has created a buzz around this power hitter by sharing a video of Shahrukh Khan, who is hitting sixes in the practice session. Shahrukh Khan has also been in the news because he shares the same name with the Bollywood actor, the Kolkata Knight Riders team owner.
The Bollywood Actress and the co-owner of Punjab Kings, Preity Zinta, teased the actor’s son Aryan during the auctions by saying that We got Shahrukh. Yesterday Punjab Kings came with the video of their power-hitting batsman playing some fine pull shots, and they gave this batsman the same nickname as King Khan.
In this video, the batsman Shahrukh Khan has been seen hitting pull shots very well. He is a clean striker of the cricket ball as he rocked back and nailed the pull short. This power hitter from Tamil Nadu had a good Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy.
He had impressed many cricketing pundits, and finally, he will make his IPL debut for Punjab Kings, who have many power hitters like Gayle, Rahul, Malan, Pooran, Allen, and many others in their team.
The IPL is the perfect platform for someone like Shahrukh Khan to learn the art of power-hitting from the team’s best players. They brought Khan for five crores in the IPL mini-auction held in February 2021 at Chennai.
The Punjab Kings franchise has brought eight players for the IPL 2021 season. Punjab had the biggest purse of 53 crores in the auctions, so they had spent the money buying the two Australian players, who are yet to debut in this cash-rich league tournament. Punjab Kings have brought Jhye Richardson for 14 crores and Riley Meredith for an eight crores deal.
The PBKS franchise also has the number one T20 International batsman in their team. Dawid Malan, the middle-order batsman from England, was brought for his base price of 1.5 cores, and they also have all-round players like Fabian Allen and Moises Henriques on their side.
The Aussie all-rounder Moises Henriques was brought for a 4.2 crores deal, and the West Indian spin all rounderFabian Allen, was obtained for seventy-five lakhs, and with that, the team also has uncapped players like Jalraj Saxena, Shahrukh Khan, Saurabh Kumar, and Utkarsh Singh.
Punjab Kings will face Rajasthan Royals in their first match of the IPL 2021 season. Both the teams will begin their fight on Monday, 12th April 2021, at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.