Kings XI Punjab Team Squad 2018

By | January 15, 2017

Kings XI Punjab finished the last season of IPL by standing in 8th position. They did not get the honor to win this most prestigious T20 league title yet which team is led by right handed batsman of Indian national team Murali Vijay. He almost played two seasons with the franchise team which represents Mohali, Punjab in IPL. Bollywood actress Preity Zinta is one of the few partners who own the team. KXIP started to play in this short form cricket tournament since the beginning of IPL in 2008 but could not make it to the title. They played final once in 2014 highest.

Kings XI Punjab team squad

KXIP yet to make their final declaration about their complete team squad for upcoming 10th edition of IPL which will start in next April, 2017. They could hold their previous season players but the matter yet to be finalised. Though, the players auction for upcoming season would be staged in next months but some players they could retain from last squad. In the last season of IPL, Hashim Amla, Shaun Marsh, David Miller, Glenn Maxwell, Marcus Stoinis were their overseas players. Among the, Amla would probably not play with them in upcoming season. Let’s take a look below where their current players list is given which would probably change in auction.

Kings XI Punjab Team Squad for VIVO IPL 10

Player Name Position Style Remarks
Murali Vijay Batsman Right handed Local
Wriddhiman Saha Wicket – keeper Right handed Local
Axar Patel All – rounder Left handed & slow left arm orthodox Local
Shardul Thakur Bowler Right arm medium fast Local
Anureet Singh Bowler Right arm medium fast Local
Gurkeerat Singh Batsman Right handed Local
Manan Vohra Batsman Right handed Local
Nikhil Naik Batsman Right handed Local
Mohit Sharma Bowler Right arm medium fast Local
Sandeep Sharma Bowler Right arm medium fast Local
Pardeep Sahu Bowler Right arm leg break googly Local
KC Cariappa Bowler Right arm leg break Local
Armaan Jaffer Batsman Right handed Local
Shaun Marsh Batsman Left handed Overseas
Glenn Maxwell All – rounder Right handed & right arm off break Overseas
David Miller Batsman Left handed Overseas
Marcus Stoinis All – rounder Right handed & right arm medium fast Overseas

# Support Staff:

  • Sanjay Bangar – Head Coach
  • Joe Dawes – Bowling Coach
  • R Sridhar – Fielding Coach
  • Nishant Thakur – Conditioning & Strength Coach
  • Virender Sehwag – Mentor
  • Major Varoon Parmar – Team Manager

# Owner – Ness Wadia, Mohit Burman, Preity Zinta, Karan Paul

Though, KXIP is one of the most high profiled team in IPL but in last season of Indian Premier League, they played total 14 matches where managed victory only four times.

However, team Kings XI Punjab has already released four players from their current team squad named Rishi Dhawan, Kyle Abbott, Mitchell Johnson and Farhan Behardien. They have also spent almost 42 crore INR already and now looking forward to the auction which would be held in next February. KXIP spent a worst IPL season in 2016 and also released the fewer players than others. However, they still holds with the deal with David Miller who is still one of the top paid player in the team. Besides, they have still number of local talented players this time and they are all desperate to turn around.