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KXIP IPL Team 2020 Players List: Kings XI Punjab full squad, players list

Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) IPL Team 2020 Players List, Full Squad: KL Rahul will lead Punjab in IPL 2020.

kings xi, punjab kxipIPL 2020, KXIP vs RCB: Kings XI will take on Royal Challengers Bangalore in their second match. (Source: KXIP)

KXIP IPL Team 2020 Players List, Squad: Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) are among the two teams who are yet to lay their hands on the elusive Indian Premier League title. A team, always full of promise but fails to deliver, KXIP in their last two seasons started well but lost track as the tournament entered its business end.

Over-reliance on certain individuals has proved costly for the side. So far the perennial underachievers have reached the knockout stages twice – in 2008 and 2014, respectively. They even made the final in 2014 but were unable to beat the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR). With Anil Kumble and Wasim Jaffer in their coaching team and KL Rahul as their captain, the franchisee will be hoping for a turnaround in season 13.

Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) team 2020 full squad:

SN Players Nationality Role
1 KL Rahul (C) India Batsman
2 Harpreet Brar India Bowler
3 Ishan Porel India Bowler
4 Mandeep Singh India Batsman
5 Jimmy Neesham New Zealand Allrounder
6 Tajinder Singh India Allrounder
7 Chris Jordan England Bowler
8 Karun Nair India Batsman
9 Deepak Hooda India Bowler
10 Ravi Bishnoi India Bowler
11 Arshdeep Singh India Bowler
12 Glenn Maxwell Australia Allrounder
13 Mujeeb ur Rahman Afghanistan Bowler
14 Sharfaraz Khan India Batsman
15 Sheldon Cottrell West Indies Bowler
16 Mayank Agarwal India Batsman
17 Mohd Shami India Bowler
18 Darshan Nalkande India Allrounder
19 Nicholas Pooran West Indies Batsman
20 Chris Gayle West Indies Batsman
21 Murugan Ashwin South Africa Bowler
22 Jagadeesha Suchith Australia Bowler
23 K Gowtham India Allrounder
24 Hardus Viljoen South Africa Bowler
25 Simran Singh India Wkt/Bat

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Team manager: Avinash Vaidya

Director of cricket operations & head coach: Anil Kumble

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Assistant coach: Andy Flower

Batting coach: Wasim Jaffer

Bowling coach: Charl Langeveldt

Fielding coach: Jonty Rhodes

Team physio: Andrew Leipus

Assistant physiotherapist: Abhijit Kar

Trainer South Africa: Adrian Le Roux

If there is one problem that has continued to persist with KXIP it has been their inconsistency in the IPL. So the task is cut out for Kumble and Co. to sort this problem and ensure that the team performs as a unit and goes deep in the tournament. One noticeable change that KXIP has made to its side is the addition of powerful allrounders in the form of James Neesham and K Gowtham.

Along with the likes of Sarfaraz Khan and Mandeep Singh, they provide the much-needed depth in the KXIP side, which was lacking earlier. Glenn Maxwell’s presence will also lift the side.

If things fall according to plan then KXIP can be a team that can push for a place in the play-offs.

First published on: 14-09-2020 at 02:05:03 pm
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