Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) IPL 2017 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 2017 Team Players & Squad / Roster :
Ahead of the players auction for IPL 2017, Kings XI Punjab team retained 19 players and released 4 players.
The current squad Kings XI Punjab ahead of the players auction for IPL 2017 is mentioned below.
|Player||From||Type||Price Paid (in Rs.)|
|Darren Sammy||West Indies||All-Rounder||Bought for Rs. 30 Lakhs|
|David Miller||South Africa||Batsman||Retained|
|Eoin Morgan||England||Batsman||Bought for Rs. 2 Crores|
|Hashim Amla||South Africa||Batsman||Retained|
|Martin Guptill||New Zealand||Batsman||Bought for Rs. 50 Lakhs|
|Matt Henry||New Zealand||Bowler||Bought for Rs. 50 Lakhs|
|Rahul Tewatia||India||All-Rounder||Bought for Rs. 25 Lakhs|
|Rinku Singh||India||Batsman||Bought for Rs. 10 Lakhs|
|T Natarajan||India||Bowler||Bought for Rs. 3 Crores|
|Varun Aaron||India||Bowler||Bought for Rs. 2.8 Crores|
|Wriddhiman Saha||India||Wicket Keeper||Retained|
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