Under a new captain and new coaching staff, Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) will once again hunt their maiden title victory in the upcoming season of IPL. With 80 wins and 94 defeats, KXIP is next to Delhi Capitals in the list of most underperforming teams.
KXIP, who have been part of the league since its inception, have only played one final so far, where they suffered a defeat against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR).
In 2018, Punjab was the most dominant team in the first half and despite winning five matches at the halfway stage, failed to qualify for the second round. In 2019, they only managed six wins and lost eight games.
Here is the full list of KXIP players and their salaries:
Squad strength: 25
Overseas players: 8
Players bought in auction: 9 [Glenn Maxwell, Sheldon Cottrell, Chris Jordan, Ravi Bishnoi (uncapped), Prabhsimran Singh (uncapped), Deepak Hooda (uncapped), James Neesham, Ishan Porel (uncapped), Tajinder Dhillon (uncapped)]
Purse at the end of the auction: Rs 16.50 crore
|Player||Retained/bought/traded in||Price (Rs Cr)|
|Krishnappa Gowtham||Traded in||6.20|
|Mujeeb Ur Rahman||Retained||4.00|
|Ravi Bishnoi (uncapped)||Bought||2.00|
|Prabhsimran Singh (uncapped)||Bought||0.55|
|Deepak Hooda (uncapped)||Bought||0.50|
|Ishan Porel (uncapped)||Bought||0.20|
|Jagadeesha Suchith||Traded in||0.20|
|Tajinder Dhillon (uncapped)||Bought||0.20|