PBKS bought the all-rounder from England for INR 40 Lac. Howell, who is known to have a deceptive slower delivery in his arsenal and is handy with the bat, has so far played 157 T20s and 2122 runs and 163 wickets against his name.
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.