A day after the 14th version of the Indian Premier League (IPL) was suspended indefinitely, Punjab Kings (PBKS) promised followers that the cash-rich league could be again once more. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), on Tuesday, introduced the postponement of the IPL after a number of gamers and helps workers examined optimistic for COVID-19. The announcement got here after SunRisers Hyderabad’s Wriddhiman Saha and Delhi Capitals’ Amit Mishra, too, tested positive for coronavirus. Before that, on Monday, the match between Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) was postponed after two cricketers had examined optimistic. Later, Chennai Super Kings (CSK), too, knowledgeable that their bowling coach L Balaji was positive.
The Punjab based mostly franchisee shared a photograph from their base camp in Ahmedabad, and captioned it “We will be back again.”
— Punjab Kings (@PunjabKingsIPL) May 5, 2021
Two-time champions Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) additionally shared a snap of their squad on the micro-blogging web site and wrote, “Until we meet again.”
— KolkataKnightRiders (@KKRiders) May 5, 2021
Meanwhile, each KKR and PBKS have been having a poor run within the IPL to date. While Kolkata was positioned on the sixth spot with 5 losses, Punjab was at No. 5 with three wins.
Punjab performed eight video games — received three and misplaced 5 — earlier than the league was suspended indefinitely. They began their IPL marketing campaign with a slim four-run win in opposition to Rajasthan Royals. Thereafter, Punjab’s marketing campaign went haywire as they have been hammered by Chennai Super Kings (CSK), Delhi Capitals (DC) and SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) of their subsequent three video games.
Punjab made a comeback and acquired their IPL marketing campaign on monitor once more with a thumping nine-wicket win over defending champions Mumbai Indians (MI). However, of their subsequent match, Punjab misplaced to a struggling KKR by 5 wickets.
After the KKR loss, Punjab produced a terrific efficiency in opposition to the Virat Kohli-led Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), as they hammered the three-time IPL finalists by 34 runs.
Punjab performed their final sport in opposition to Rishabh Pant’s Delhi Capitals, the place they have been crushed by seven wickets.
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