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Kings XI Punjab 2018 Squad, Team, Players for IPL-11

Kings Xi Punjab (KXIP) is a professional T20 cricket team that competes in Indian Premier League since it’s inception in 2008. The franchise represents Indian state Punjab in the tournament. Kings XI Punjab is jointly co-owned by bollywood actress Preity Zinta, Wadia Group scion Ness Wadia, Dabur’s Mohit Burman and Karan Paul. Mohali’s PCA stadium is the official home ground for KXIP in IPL.

Kings XI Punjab.

Kings XI Punjab logo

Kings 11 Punjab have been one of the most popular teams in the event though team is still looking for their maiden Indian Premier League trophy. The best season for franchise in the tournament so far was in 2014 when team succeed to reach in the final but lost it to Kolkata Knight Riders.

Kings XI Punjab Performance Year Wise


Year Result / Place
2008 Semi-Finalists (3rd Place)
2009 Group Stage (5th Place)
2010 Group Stage (8th Place)
2011 Group Stage (5th Place)
2012 Group Stage (6th Place)
2013 Group Stage (6th Place)
2014 Runner-up (2nd Place)
2015 Group Stage (8th Place)
2016 Group Stage (8th Place)
2017 Group Stage (5th Place)
2018 TBC


Kings XI Punjab played one and only edition of Champions League Twenty20 in 2014 when team was runner-up in that year’s IPL.

Note: Champions League Twenty20 doesn’t exist anymore after 2014 as tournament was defunct from 2015.

IPL 2018 Auction

Kings XI Punjab retained Akashar Patel before players auction that took place on 27 and 28 January 2018. Team bought some top class players like Gayle, KL Rahul, Ben Dwarshuis, Yuvraj, Manoj Tiwary in the auction. KXIP also used RTM card to retain David Miller in the squad.

KXIP 2018 Squad

KXIP has got firing batting lineup that includes Rahul, Gayle, Yuvraj, Miller and Nair who can really go after opposition bowlers.

SR. No. Player Country Role
1. KL Rahul India Wicket Keeper
2. Axar Patel India Bowler
3. Marcus Stoinis Australia All-Rounder
4. Chris Gayle West Indies Batsman
5. Yuvraj Singh India All-Rounder
6. Mayank Agarwal India Batsman
7. Manoj Tiwary India Batsman
8. Manzoor Dar India India
9. Ravichandran Ashwin India Bowler
10. David Miller South Africa Batsman
11. Andrew Tye Australia Bowler
12. Aaron Finch Australia Batsman
13. Karun Nair India All-Rounder
14. Ankit Singh Rajpoot England Bowler
15. Barinder Singh Sran India Bowler
16. Mohit Sharma India Bowler
17. Pradeep Sahu India Bowler
18. Mayank Dagar India All-Rounder
19. Mujeeb Zadran Afghanistan Bowler
20. Akshdeep Nath India All-Rounder
21. Ben Dwarshuis Australia Bowler

Head Coaches

Australia’s Brad Hodge was appointed head coach of the Kings XI Punjab team for 2018 IPL T20.

Tom Moody Australia 2008-2010
Michael Bevan Australia 2011
Adam Gilchrist Australia 2012
Darren Lehmann Australia 2013
Sanjay Bangar India 2014-2016
Virender Sehwag India 2017
Brad Hodge Australia 2018-2020


Yuvraj Singh India 2008
Kumar Sangakkara Sri Lanka 2009
Mahela Jayawardene Sri Lanka 2010
Adam Gilchrist Australia 2011-2012
David Hussey Australia 2012-2013
George Bailey Australia 2014-2015
David Miller South Africa 2016
Murali Vijay India 2016
Glenn Maxwell Australia 2017
TBC TBC 2018

Official Online Presence

Website: www.kxip.in

Twitter: KXIP

Facebook: KXIP

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  1. Abki match me saimi ko khelna hoga…jarur

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