Satish Menon, CEO of KPH Dream Cricket Pvt Ltd was satisfied with the player retentions and quoted "We have put together a core team that can compete for the top spot this season. The team has a perfect mix of talent and explosiveness. With the addition of an IPL winning coach in Trevor Bayliss, playing in front of our passionate fans we are quiet confident this season. We have the benefit of going into the auction with a sizeable purse for strengthening the squad.”

About Punjab Kings
The Punjab Kings are among the founding franchises of the Indian Premier League. The team is owned by a consortium of prominent Indian businesspersons and personalities - Ness Wadia, Mohit Burman, Preity G Zinta, and Karan Paul. Based in Chandigarh, Punjab Kings thrives on their fighting spirit, coupled with the wholeheartedness and positive outlook that represents Punjab. Punjab Kings has always followed their motto - Live Punjabi, Play Punjabi and drawn attention to their never-say-die attitude, entertaining cricket, and dedication to sportsmanship. The brand's infectious personality has built a strong affinity with the fans as a team that strives to provide a global platform for local and upcoming talent.