All you need to know about Kings XI Punjab
Kings XI Punjab enter IPL 2021 with a new name, christened as Punjab Kings, and a new logo. It remains to be seen whether it leads to a different finish to the season.
IPL Auction 2021: 'I almost got blanked, it was like hitting a massive wall,' says Jhye Richardson on Rs 14 cr deal
"Then the first paddle went up, which was probably (only) like 10 seconds or five seconds (later), but it felt like a lifetime. I feel like I played a game yesterday. I mentally exhausted myself of feeling all these emotions, of feeling sick and excited," Richardson said.
IPL Auction 2021: Test specialist Cheteshwar Pujara back in IPL fold after CSK buy him at base price
Having last featured in the IPL in 2014, Pujara has been part of 30 IPL matches, scoring 390 runs at an average of 20.53 with a strike rate of 99.74.
For a realistic crack at IPL 2021, both Rajasthan and Punjab will require a changed game. They arrive at the auction with the two heftiest purses to do the same.
KXIP are one of the eight franchise teams to have competed in the last edition of the T20 league in the UAE.
India vs Australia: Mohammed Shami says IPL exploits have given him confidence, put him in ‘right zone’
Shami had his best IPL season as his 20 wickets for Kings XI Punjab, including a spectacular defence of five runs in double Super Over game against Mumbai Indians, was one of the highlights of the tournament.
KXIP have charted three-year plan under Kumble, Gayle should start from first game in IPL 2021, says co-owner Ness Wadia
Looking back at the recently-concluded season, Wadia said the umpiring error to call a short-run when it wasn't, cost the team a playoff berth though it did not show the required consistency in the first year under captain and coach combine of Rahul and Kumble.
IPL 2020: Wasim Jaffer asks MI to take ‘couple of years off’ in cheeky tweet after franchise's title win
Displaying the spirit of friendly competition, Kings XI Punjab batting coach Wasim Jaffer left an interesting tweet to congratulate Mumbai Indians after their fifth title triumph.
BCCI president Sourav Ganguly backs KL Rahul to do well in all formats but says final call on selection not his
Rahul, who led Kings XI Punjab in the 13th IPL, is currently heading the run-scorer's chart in the lucrative T20 event but Ganguly, who has also been impressed by his captaincy, believed that the Karnataka man is cut out for Test cricket too.
Rohit, who sustained a left hamstring injury during an IPL game against Kings XI Punjab, was back in the park against Sunrisers Hyderabad on Tuesday, a week after being excluded from the Australia-bound squad on fitness grounds.
KKR defeated RR by 60 runs to keep their hopes alive while KXIP got eliminated after losing to CSK on Sunday.
IPL 2020: Inability to close out matches, KL Rahul's strike rate hurt KXIP; CSK, MS Dhoni have to shake-up squad
The IPL 2020 has shown that Chennai Super Kings need to bring in fresh legs into their squad while Kings XI Punjab paid the price of failing to close out matches from winning positions with elimination from the 13th edition of the T20 league.
IPL 2020 Highlights, CSK vs KXIP Match, Full Cricket Score: Gaikwad, Rayudu help Chennai clinch imposing nine-wicket win over Punjab
CSK win by nine wickets with seven balls to spare. KXIP are out of IPL 2020. They were on the brink of elimination long back, from there on, they fought back with five consecutive wins but the journey is finally over.
IPL 2020 playoff qualification scenarios: What RCB, RR, SRH, KXIP and rest have to do to make the cut
Here are different permutations and combinations which will help you know what teams have to do to qualify for the playoffs:
CSK, already out of the reckoning for the first time ever, will aim to end their dismal campaign on a positive note.
IPL 2020: KXIP's Chris Gayle fined 10 percent of match fee for flinging bat after missing out on ton against RR
Gayle was bowled in the final over by Rajasthan Royals' Jofra Archer after his 66-ball blitz that included eight sixes.
IPL 2020: KXIP bowlers endure forgettable day as RR clinch victory to stay alive in race for playoffs
Check out photos from Match 50 of IPL 2020 between Kings XI Punjab and Rajasthan Royals.
IPL 2020: KXIP skipper KL Rahul says dew factor in second half made it tough for bowlers to defend total against RR
Sent in to bat, KXIP posted a decent 185 for four but RR overhauled the target without much ado, scoring 186 for three in 17.3 overs.
The Royal quartet, in a must-win clash, against the most in-form team of the tournament (five wins in a row), and everyone turned up.