Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) (Owner) Ownership: KPH Dream Cricket Private Limited (Preity Zinta, businessman Ness Wadia, Mohit Burman and Karan Paul)
Captain: KL Rahul
Coach: Anil Kumble
Auction Budget: 42.70 Crore
Spending out of auction budget: 16.50 crore
The Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) team has been a popular team since the beginning of the Indian Premier League. Though the team makes every effort to win the IPL tournament every year but has not yet touched the IPL title. In the first season of the IPL, this team appeared in the final four but had to settle for the third-place. Post that they had to wait for many years to reach the finals and in 2014 they reached the finals in the seventh season of IPL. But barring 2008 and 14, the team has failed to make it to the Final Four in any season. In the team of Kings XI Punjab, players have been seen often playing the batsmen of the country and the world, this time also in the IPL 2020, the team is coming into the field with 25 players.
In the 13th season of IPL, the team had a budget of Rs 42.70 crore and still has Rs 16.50 crore left. The team has played big bets for Australia's all-rounder Glenn Maxwell for the 13th season. Purchased Maxwell for Rs 10.75 crore. Apart from this, New Zealand's all-rounder James Neesham has been put in his court by Punjab for just Rs 75 lakh, which makes the team look strong. Also, Kings XI Punjab has bought 09 players including 5 all-rounders. In the IPL 2020, Kings XI Punjab will be headed by KL Rahul. At the same time, the team has released Varun Chakraborty, Simran Singh and Agnivesh Ayachi, David Miller, Mozes Henriques, Andrew Tye and Sam Curren in IPL 2020.
Also for the 13th season of IPL, Kings XI Punjab has KL Rahul, Karun Nair, Mohammed Shami, Nicholas Pooran, Mujib ur Rehman, Chris Gayle, Mandeep Singh, Mayank Agarwal, Hardas Willogen, Darshan Lalchand, Sarfaraz Khan, Arshadip Trusting Singh, Harpreet Brar and Murugan Ashwin retained. Punjab has handed over Ravichandran Ashwin to Delhi Capitals under trade.
In the team of Kings XI Punjab, players have been seen playing batting batches of the country and the world, this time also i.e. in IPL 2020, the team is taking the field with 25 players, 14 players are Indian and 8 foreign players. For the 12th season of IPL, Kings XI Punjab relied on Lokesh Rahul, Chris Gayle, Andrew Ty, Mayank Agarwal, Ankit Rajput, Mujib ur Rehman, Karun Nair, David Miller and Ravichandran Ashwin.
Yuvraj Singh, Aaron Finch, Akshar Patel, Mohit Sharma, Barinder Saran, Ben Dwarushuis, Manoj Tiwari, Akshdeep Nath, Pardeep Sahu, Mayank Dagar and Manzoor Dar were released. A player has also been exchanged in the team by giving Marcus Stoinis and including Mandeep Singh in the team.
Varun Chakraborty, Sam Kurran, Mohammed Shami, Prabhasimran Singh, Nicholas Purna, Mozz Henriquez, Hardus Villijon, Darshan Nalakande, Sarfraz Khan, Arshadip Singh, Agnivesh Ayachi, Harpreet Brar, Murugan among the players who have lobbied money from their auction budget. Ashwin is included. Mandeep Singh has been traded.
KL Rahul (Captain), Arshadip Singh, Chris Gayle, Chris Jordan, Darshan Nalakande, Deepak Hooda, Glenn Maxwell, Krishnappa Gautam, Hardas Viljoin, Harpreet Par, Ishan Porel, Jagdish Suchit, James Neesham, Karun Nair, Mandeep Singh, Mayank Agarwal. , Mohammed Shami, Mujib ur Rehman, Murugan Ashwin, Nicholas Puran, Prabhasimran Singh, Ravi Bishnoi, Sarfaraz Khan, Sheldon Cottrell and Tejinder Dhillon.