Are Punjab Kings wearing old RCB jersey? Fans point out similarities as KL Rahul's men begin IPL 2021 campaign

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Punjab Kings person headed into Indian Premier League (IPL) with a revamped squad, a caller sanction and a caller jersey arsenic they are hoping for a alteration successful their fortunes. While they renamed the franchise from Kings XI Punjab to Punjab Kings, their caller jersey has caught the attraction of fans arsenic they opened their run against Rajasthan Royals astatine the Wankhede Stadium successful Mumbai connected Monday.

When KL Rahul and Mayank Agarwal walked retired to bat aft Rajasthan Royals won the flip and opted to field, fans connected societal media couldn't assistance but wonderment whether Punjab Kings' caller jersey was rather akin to the 1 Royal Challengers Bangalore utilized to athletics successful the aboriginal portion of Indian Premier League.

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Quite a fewer pointed retired the similarities betwixt Punjab Kings's jersey and RCB's aged jersey which besides had the golden and yellowish combination. Incidentally, Punjab Kings were besides sporting aureate helmets successful IPL 2021 season.

Notably, arsenic galore arsenic 3 players, including skipper KL Rahul, legendary Chris Gayle and Mayank Agarwal moved to Punjab Kings aft representing Royal Challengers Bangalore successful the past. The 3 batsmen signifier the nucleus of Punjab Kings' top-order which volition beryllium cardinal to their chances successful the caller season.

Are Punjab Kings wearing aged RCB jersey? Reactions

Is it lone maine oregon does anyone think, Punjab jersey looks a batch similar the 2008 RCB jersey ??#RRvPBKS

— Hari Priya CR (@cr_hariPriya) April 12, 2021

We each talked astir Punjab being RCB dropout, they virtually person a akin jersey similar RCB. Red and Good. ?????

— Nikhil ?? (@CricCrazyNIKS) April 12, 2021

Mayank and KL opening successful 2009 RCB jersey??? Feel similar I'm going backmost successful time

— Real Indiranagar Gunda (@extendedmiks) April 12, 2021

2009 RCB IPL Jersey ???? https://t.co/aQ5xZu2qIw

— Yash Kumar(DC & SRH) (@YashKum_22_18) April 12, 2021

So overmuch similarities betwixt 2008 RCB jersey and contiguous @PunjabKingsIPL #RRvPBKS pic.twitter.com/7fympatChs

— Thilak Ramamurthy (@Thilak_Rama) April 12, 2021

Looks similar Punjab not lone got their players from RCB but besides their jersey.#RRvsPBKS pic.twitter.com/5Kl46yyd5Y

— Vatsal Jain (@VatsalJ83830467) April 12, 2021

Punjab archetypal took RCB players and present their Jersey too
Which RCB volition triumph the IPL first?

— Shantanu Trivikram (@shantanu3vikram) April 12, 2021

Punjab King's jersey is looking similar RCB's this 1 ?? pic.twitter.com/ep3UlL7unm

— Adhyayan Sports (@CricComplicacy) April 12, 2021

Punjab Kings were asked to bat astatine the Wankhede Stadium successful their opening crippled of IPL 2021. Newly-appointed skipper Sanju Samson won the flip and had nary hesitation astir fielding archetypal successful Mumbai, which is known to beryllium a pugnacious venue for defending totals.

Punjab Kings handed debuts to 2 Australian pacers, including Jhye Richardson and Riley Meredith. Richardson was bought for Rs 14 crore aft they won the bidding warfare against Royal Challengers Bangalore. Big-hitting Tamil Nadu batsman Shah Rukh Khan was besides handed his maiden PBKS headdress connected Monday.

On the different hand, Rajasthan Royals included Mustafizur Rahman, who returns to the IPL for the archetypal clip since 2018. Chris Morris, who became the astir costly subordinate astatine an IPL auction, besides made his debut for the erstwhile champions.