The 14th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) aka IPL 2021 has already started and we have witnessed the craze among cricket fans. There are millions of people who watch IPL 2021 on TV and Mobile application like Disney+Hotstar and ThopTV but a lot of fans who still don’t know the full form of PBX.
Do you know what PBX in IPL 2021 stands for? If not then don’t worry, you are not alone there are thousands of fans who have recently been searching for the full form of PBX. In this post, we will break down everything about PBX, including its full form.
What Is The Full Form Of PBX In IPL 2021?
The full form of PBX is Punjab Kings. For the unversed, Bollywood star Preity Zinta’s team Kings XI Punjab’s name has been renamed as Punjab Kings. The new of changing Kings XI Punjab’s name as Punjab Kings came a few days before the IPL 2021 kicked off.
Sharing the reason why they changed the name of KXIP, the captain of the team KL Rahul was quoted as saying to reporters, “I liked the name Kings XI, but the team is a lot more than just 11 players. It was supposed to feel like a family, supposed to feel like a whole unit.”
It's official: Kings XI Punjab is now Punjab Kings.
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“I felt like we were on the right track last year as well, we played some unbelievable cricket and we managed to do some unreal things last season. There were a lot of close games last year that we really felt like we should have won, and that has happened in the last three seasons that I have been part of Kings XI. So fingers crossed, this (name change) will bring us some good luck and bring our team together,” he added.
Punjab Kings — which jointly owned by Ness Wadia, Preity Zinta, Mohit Burman, and Karan Paul — has not won a single IPL title as of yet despite being a part of all IPL editions.
Revealing the reason behind changing Kings XI Punjab’s name, the co-owner of the franchise, Mohin Burman was quoted as saying to ESPCCrininfo, “The idea behind the new name is to add a fresh look and a fresh feel to the franchise. As with any product/service, everything has its own life cycle and we believe given the changing ethos and the audience taste we thought it was apt for the brand to go through a completely new refresh.”
That’s all you need to know about PBX in IPL 2021.