Kolkata Knight Riders won against Punjab Kings in the only game that they played against each other in IPL 2022. Andre Russell scored an unbeaten 70 to help KKR win the game chasing 139 to win. However, by the end of the season, KKR and Punjab were in the second half of the points table. Punjab incidentally finished a position higher than the Knights in the points table.
It was a disappointing campaign nevertheless for both teams. The season was about a lot of possibilities and the talent not being transformed into performances. IPL 2023 starts in May-June next year and before that there will be a mini-auction. The mini-auction allows every team to release some of their reserve players and aim for key players from other teams who fit the bill of the franchise. In this article, we look at three PBKS players KKR can target.
3 Punjab Kings (PBKS) Players That Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) Can Target In IPL 2023
In order to sort out their opening woes, Kolkata Knight Riders should target getting Shikhar Dhawan into their ranks. Dhawan has been the most consistent Indian batter in the IPL scoring over 1600 runs since 2020. Getting Dhawan will hopefully solve their batting issues as the southpaw will bring in his consistency at the top of the order.
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