A stylish right-handed batsman, Aiden Markram, joined PBKS as a replacement for England’s Dawid Malan in 2021. In his relatively young international career, the South African has put on some impressive performances with the bat and his occasional off-spinners. He played 6 matches in the 2021 edition and scored 146 runs. He will be looking to add some flair and firepower to the Sunrisers batting line-up come the 2022 IPL season.
A 22-year old opening batsman who hails from Pune, Ruturaj Gaikwad has been a consistent performer for his state team Maharashtra. He was the highest run-getter for Maharashtra in the league stage of the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2018-19. At the IPL 2019 Player Auction, the Chennai Super Kings secured his services at his base price of INR 20 lacs.