Will 2020 be the year for Kings XI Punjab

Kings XI Punjab represents the city of Mohali in the IPL. Established in 2008 the teams plays their home matches at IS Bindra Stadium Mohali. Coached by Indian Great Anil Kumble the team is one of the favourites among the crowds. The team is jointly owned Mohit Burman, Ness Wadia, Preity Zinta & Karan Paul. The Kings XI Punjab team has been part of the IPL franchise since the inception of the league, the team’s sporty pink jerseys are distinct on the field against the green turf and a refreshing change from the usual black and blues. The Kings XI Punjab score has not always been the best. In the last ten years, the team has consistently finished at the bottom end of the table. There have been a few displays of brilliance on the KXIP scorecard when they finished as runners-up in 2014 and as semi-finalists in 2008.

The Kings XI Punjab players list has always had a fine selection of superstar athletes who make for an entertaining watch. But, the team as a whole has not always been a strong unit. Let’s take a closer look at the 2020 KXIP squad to see what the team has in store.

Kings XI Punjab Facts:

Kings XI Punjab Squad 2020:

Name Nationality Notes
Batsmen
KL Rahul Indian Occasional wicket-keeper; Captain
Mayank Agarwal Indian -
Mandeep Singh Indian -
Karun Nair Indian -
Sarfaraz Khan Indian -
Chris Gayle West Indies Overseas
All-rounders
Harpreet Brar Indian -
Darshan Nalkande Indian -
Krishnappa Gowtham Indian -
Jagadeesha Suchith indian -
Glenn Maxwell Australian Overseas
Chris Jordan English Overseas
James Neesham New Zealand Overseas
Deepak Hooda Indian -
Tajinder Singh Indian -
Wicket-keepers
Nicholas Pooran West Indies Overseas
Simran Singh Indian -
Bowlers
Sheldon Cottrell West Indies Overseas
Arshdeep Singh Indian -
Ishan Porel Indian -
Ravi Bishnoi Indian -
Viljoen South African Overseas
Mohammed Shami Indian -
Mujeeb Ur Rahman Bangladesh Overseas
Murugan Ashwin Indian -

Kings XI Punjab Match Schedule 2020:

Date Matches Venue City Time (IST)
30-Mar-20 Delhi Capitals (DC) vs Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium Delhi 8:00 PM
4-Apr-20 Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) vs Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) IS Bindra Stadium Mohali 8:00 PM
8-Apr-20 Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) vs Mumbai Indians (MI) IS Bindra Stadium Mohali 8:00 PM
11-Apr-20 Chennai Super Kings (CSK) vs Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) M.A.Chidambaram Stadium Chennai 8:00 PM
14-Apr-20 Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) vs Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) IS Bindra Stadium Mohali 8:00 PM
17-Apr-20 Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) vs Chennai Super Kings (CSK) IS Bindra Stadium Mohali 8:00 PM
20-Apr-20 Mumbai Indians (MI) vs Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) Wankhede Stadium Mumbai 8:00 PM
23-Apr-20 Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) vs Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) Eden Gardens Stadium Kolkata 8:00 PM
26-Apr-20 Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) vs Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) IS Bindra Stadium Mohali 4:00 PM
29-Apr-20 Rajasthan Royals (RR) vs Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) Sawai Mansingh Stadium Jaipur 8:00 PM
03-May-20 Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) vs Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) M.Chinnaswamy Stadium Bengaluru 4:00 PM
08-May-20 Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) vs Rajasthan Royals (RR) IS Bindra Stadium Mohali 8:00 PM
12-May-20 Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) vs Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) R.G.I. Cricket Stadium Hyderabad 8:00 PM
16-May-20 Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) vs Delhi Capitals (DC) IS Bindra Stadium Mohali 8:00 PM

Kings XI Punjab - Statistics and Facts:

The Kings XI Punjab squad let go of many long-time players at the 2020 auctions like David Miller and Sam Curran. They went into the auction with one of the biggest budgets with an aim to refresh the lineup. Listed below are some of those exciting faces that are a part of the KXIP team.

The lineup for 2020 looks promising but its the usual few that will make all the difference to push for better numbers in Kings XI Punjab score. Depending on the consistency of Chris Gayle and KXIP captain KL Rahul, it will be interesting to see how the team heads to the elimination stage and hopefully take a shot at the title.

Kings XI Punjab Team Stats:

Year Matches Played Matches Won Matches Lost No result Success Rate Position Summary
IPL 2008 15 10 5 0 66.66% 3rd Playoffs
IPL 2009 14 7 7 0 50.00% 5th League stage
IPL 2010 14 4 10 0 28.57% 8th League stage
IPL 2011 14 7 7 0 50.00% 5th League stage
IPL 2012 16 8 8 0 50.00% 6th League stage
IPL 2013 16 8 8 0 50.00% 6th League stage
IPL 2014 17 12 5 0 70.58% 2nd Runners-up
IPL 2015 14 3 11 0 21.43% 8th League stage
IPL 2016 14 4 10 0 28. 57% 8th League stage
IPL 2017 14 7 7 0 50.00% 5th League stage
IPL 2018 14 6 8 0 42.85% 7th League stage
IPL 2019 14 6 8 0 42.85% 6th League stage
Total 176 82 94 0 47.51% - -

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Kings XI Punjab FAQ:

  1. Kings XI Punjab is partly owned by which bollywood starlet?

    The bollywood starlet who owns the Kings XI Punjab is Preity Zinta. It is a franchise cricket team based in Mohali and is jointly owned by Mohit Burman, Ness Wadia and Karan Paul.

  2. Who is the Captain & Vice-Captain of Kings XI Punjab?

    In the IPL 2020, Kings XI Punjab will be under the captaincy of KL Rahul & Vice Captain has not yet been decided

  3. Who has won the Orange Cap in Kings XI Punjab?

    Shaun Marsh from Kings XI Punjab has won the Orange cap award in the first season of Indian Premier League in 2008.

  4. Who has won the Purple Cap in Kings XI Punjab?

    Andrew Tye from Kings XI Punjab has won the Purple Cap award in the year 2018.

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