The Kings XI Punjab also known as KXIP is a Mohali Punjab based cricket team. Team didn’t perform well in the few sessions but George Bailey and Glenn Maxwell gives boost to the team. KXIP is jointly owned by leading Bollywood actress Preity Zinta, Wadia Group scion Ness Wadia, Dabur’s Mohit Burman and Karan Paul. The primary playing ground is Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium for Kings XI Punjab Team since 2010, they have been playing some of their home games at Dharamsala as well. Sanjay Banger, who is former Indian players become a coach of Kings XI Punjab in Indian Premier League 2020. Coach Banger is delighted as Johnson is in their team. KXIP also has Maxwell, who is considered as the best fielder of the world.
Team have selected few fresh faces in 2020 like Swapnil Singh, Pardeep Sahu and Armaan Jafeer but the team has some key players like David Miller, Shaun Marsh, Glenn Maxwell and Mitchel Johnson for 2020 team squad.
Top 10 Expensive Players in Kings XI Punjab’s IPL History
1. Glenn Maxwell – Kings XI Punjab (10.75 crore)
2. Sheldon Cottrell – Kings XI Punjab (8.50 crore)
3. Mitchell Johnson (6.5 crore)
Mitchell Johnson is a former Australian fast bowler, bought by Kings XI Punjab for 6.5 crores in the 2014 auction and thus became the most expensive player for Kings XI Punjab’s history.
4. Mohit Sharma (6.5 crore)
Mohit Sharma is the Haryana’s fast bowler with lots of capabilities, bought for fee of 6.5 crores.
5. Irfan Pathan (6 crores)
Pathan represented Kings XI Punjab in the first three seasons of the IPL and was bought for a sum of 6 crores.
6. Glenn Maxwell (6 crores)
This Australian star was bought at a cost of 6 crores.
7. Brett Lee (6 crores)
King’s XI Punjab bought Brett Lee for 6 crores in the inaugural season.
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