2008 IPL Team analysis: Punjab Kings


Mohali boasts of best stadium and one of the fastest pitches in India. This franchise failed to buy its local hero, Harbhajan Singh, which will spoil its fortunes in crucial matches. Brett Lee and Irfan Pathan are crucial to the fortunes of Mohali team. Preity Zinta bagged most eye balls on the eve of Indian Premier League auction with her innocent look and good costumes. Will Mohali IPL team succeed like its owner?


It needs to rope in big hitters among young recruits to increase its odds to win inagural Indian Premier League ywenty20 tournament.


Mohali IPL cricket Team review:


Rating: 3.5/5

Franchise: Preity Zinta and Nes Wadia

Coach: Tom Moody (Australia).

Money spent on players: 18.4 crore.

Strong points:


1. Strong middle order batting.


2. Yuvraj Singh- World class twenty20 batsman.


3. Simon Katich is a good strategist in the Australian domestic league.


4. Brett Lee-World best fast bowler.


5. Irfan Pathan- Reliable all-rounder.


6. Good coach.


Weak points:


1. Who will open the innings?


2. Sreesanth is not a reliable option.



Mohali IPL cricket team:


1. Yuvraj Singh – Captain and Icon.

2. Kumara Sangakkara- Sri Lanka- 2.8 crore.

3. Mahela Jayawardene- Sri Lanka- 1.9 crore.
 4. Ramnaresh Sarwan- West Indies- 0.9 crore.
5. Simon Katich- Australia- 0.8 crore.
6. Irfan Pathan- India- 3.7 crore- Most crucial player.
7. Brett Lee- Australia- 3.6 crore- wise investment.

8. Piyush Chawla- India- 1.6 crore.
9. Romesh Powar- India- 0.65 crore.

Verdict: Mohali IPL team may reach semi-finals and this team may surprise favourites as most players have the experience of playing in sub-continent pitches. Brett Lee will decimate any batting lineup on Mohali pitch.
Please sahre your opinion on Mohali IPL team.


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