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Kings XI Punjab Playing 11 for IPL 2017

Kings XI Punjab to start 2017 Vivo Indian Premier League season on 8th April against Rising Pune Supergiants. KXIP haven’t won single IPL trophy in past tournaments of biggest twenty20 cricket league. However team was runner-up in 2014 season. Glenn Maxwell to lead Kings 11 Punjab in this 10th IPLT20 season.

Kings XI Punjab Predicted Playing 11, Team Preview IPL-9.

Kings XI Punjab 2017 Squad

Glenn Maxwell (Captain), Eoin Morgan, Pardeep Sahu, Swapnil Singh, Manan Vohra, Murali Vijay, K.C. Cariappa, Armaan Jaffer, Nikhil Shankar Naik, David Miller, Mohit Sharma, Varun Aaron, Rahul Tewatia, Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Shardul Narendra Thakur, Martin Guptill, Matt Henry, Sandeep Sharma, Marcus Stoinis, Hashim Amla, Anureet Singh, T Natarajan, Wriddhiman Saha, Shaun Marsh, Akshar Patel, Rinku Singh, Darren Sammy.

Opening Batsmen

Kings 11 Punjab has made lots of experiments with their opening pair. Murali Vijay to open the innings for KXIP that’s for sure. There can be many choices to go with for second opener as Hashim Amla, Martin Guptill, Manan Vohra can come to open for Kings XI Punjab in IPL-10.

Middle Order

KXIP purchased some good players like Eoin Morgan and Darren Sammy who can be very handy in the middle overs. Meanwhile West Indies’ star all-rounder Sammy can bat and bowl for Punjab in this season. He and Australia’s Marcus Stoinis will be key all-rounders in the side. Maxwell, Miller, Amla, Morgan are the prime middle order batsmen for Punjab. However it depends on how management and think tank plans about players selection for final playing XI.

Bowlers

Punjab bought two good fast bowlers in the players auction that includes New Zealand pace bowler Matt Henry and India’s young Varun Aaron. Akshar Patel is the main spin bowling option for KXIP. Mohit Sharma, Sandeep Sharma and Anureet Singh are the other main bowlers in the roster.

KXIP playing 11 for IPL 2017

  1. Murali Vijay
  2. Manan Vohra
  3. Hashim Amla
  4. Eoin Morgan
  5. Glenn Maxwell (c)
  6. David Miller
  7. Wriddhiman Saha
  8. Akshar Patel
  9. Mohit Sharma
  10. Gurkeerat Singh Mann
  11. Varun Aaron

What are your thoughts on Kings XI Punjab’s playing lineup for IPL 2017? Share your thoughts in comment section.

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3 comments

  1. Glenn maxwell. David miller. Eoin morgen. Matt henry. Or guptil.

  2. Sammy should be the captain of Kings 11 Punjab.playing 11 will be:guptill,vohra,w.saha,gurkeerat Mann,Miller,stoinis,Sammy,axar,mohit/Baron,sandeep,naturanjan

  3. I am very surprised to know that Murali vijoy is the captain of Kings 11 Punjab who is not a regular player of Indian odi team or t20 team.he is a good test player.Darren Sammy the world’s best t20 captain should be the captain of the team.the playing 11 will be:guptill,vohra,gurkeerat,w.saha,Miller,stoinis,Sammy,axar,cariappa,sandeep/mohit,nataranjan/baron.

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