Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) IPL 2018 Team : Players & Squad
Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) is a Punjab based franchisee team which has been playing in IPL since its inception in 2008.
The franchisee is owned by Preity Zinta, Ness Wadia, Mohit Burman and Karan Paul (KPH Dream Cricket Private Limited)
It is one of the least successful team, having never won the IPL title.
Six out of eight times they failed to reach the play-off stage of the competition. They had reached into the semifinals in 2008 and their best performance came in IPL 2015 when they reached the finals but suffered a defeat in finals at hands of Kolkata Knight Riders.
The fan following of the team has increased lately, especially after inclusion of hand hitting batsmen like David Miller and Glenn Maxwell in the team.
Lets hope that they team wins the title this season.
Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) Team Key Info :
Owner : Ness Wadia, Preity Zinta, Mohit Burman, Karan Paul
Captain : David Miller
Vice Captain : N/A
Head Coach : Sanjay Bangar
Assistant Coach: N/A
Bowling Coach: Joe Dawes
Fielding Coach : R Sridhar
Franchisee City : Mohali, Punjab
Home Ground : Punjab Cricket Association (PCA) Stadium, Mohali
Official Website : kxip.in
Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) IPL 2018 Team Players & Squad / Roster :
Ahead of the players auction for IPL 2018, Kings XI Punjab team retained just one player spending Rs. 12.5 Crores and now they have a purse of Rs. 67.5 Crores for Players Auction for IPL 2018.
In IPL 2018 Auctions Kings XI Punjab bought 22 players spending 67.4 Crore rupees.
The current squad Kings XI Punjab for IPL 2018 is mentioned below.
|Player||From||Type||Price Paid (in Rs.)|
|Axar Patel||India||Bowler||Retained (Rs. 12.5 Cr)|
|Ravichandran Ashwin||India||Bowler||Bought for Rs. 7.6 Cr|
|Yuvraj Singh||India||All-Rounder||Bought for Rs. 2 Cr|
|Karun Nair||India||Batsman||Bought for Rs. 5.6 Cr|
|KL Rahul||India||Batsman||Bought for Rs. 11 Cr|
|David Miller||South Africa||Batsman||Bought for Rs. 3 Cr|
|Aaron Finch||Australia||Batsman||Bought for Rs. 6.2 Cr|
|Marcus Stoinis||Australia||All-Rounder||Bought for Rs. 6.2 Cr|
|Mayank Agarwal||India||Batsman||Bought for Rs. 1 Cr|
|Ankit Rajpoot||India||Bowler||Bought for Rs. 3 Cr|
|Manoj Tiwary||India||Batsman||Bought for Rs. 1 Cr|
|Mohit Sharma||India||Bowler||Bought for Rs. 2.4 Cr (RTM)|
|Mujeeb Zadran||Afghanistan||Bowler||Bought for Rs. 4 Cr|
|Barinder Sran||India||Bowler||Bought for Rs. 2.2 Cr|
|Andrew Tye||Australia||Bowler||Bought for Rs. 7.2 Cr|
|Akshdeep Nath||India||Batsman||Bought for Rs. 1 Cr|
|Ben Dwarshius||Australia||Bowler||Bought for Rs. 1.4 Cr|
|Pardeep Sahu||India||All-Rounder||Bought for Rs. 20 Lakhs|
|Mayank Dagar||India||All-Rounder||Bought for Rs. 20 Lakhs|
|Chris Gayle||West Indies||Batsman||Bought for Rs. 2 Cr|
|Manzoor Dar||India||All-Rounder||Bought for Rs. 20 Lakhs|
Note : After players auction gets over we will update the remaining squad of Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) for IPL 2018 including names of players bought by them in players auction for IPL 2018.
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