Kings XI Punjab changed its name. The franchise will now be called Punjab Kings.
The new season of the Indian Premier League (IPL 2021) is all set to start on April 11, 2021, and all IPL franchises are getting ready for the big day. The IPL 2021 team lists are finalized after the IPL Auctions on February 18.
Punjab Kings Player List
Kings XI Punjab had the biggest purse for the 2021 auction at Rs 53.20 Cr. They made a few very big purchases in the IPL 2021 auction.
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- Full Name: Kings XI Punjab
- Nick Name: KXIP
- Founded: 2008
- Ground: PCA Stadium, Mohali & Holkar Cricket Stadium, Indore.
- Team Owners(s): Mohit Burman (46%), Ness Wadia (23%), Preity Zinta (23%), Karan Paul (8%)
- Important Players: KL Rahul, Chris Gayle, Glenn Maxwell, Mohammad Shami, Mujib Ur Rahman
- Captain – KL Rahul
- Vice Captain – NA
- Ambassador(S) – Preity Zinta
- Jersey – Red Jersey paired with silver pants.
- Theme Song – ‘Dhoom Punjabi’
- Major Rival(s) – Kolkata Knight Riders, Mumbai Indians, Chennai Super Kings, Sunrisers Hyderabad.
- Logo – Red and Silver Shield with Kings XI Punjab Embossed on it and lion-heads on either sides of it and ‘K.J.H.P.H’ on the top.
They purchased nine players for Rs 47.90 Cr and Kings XI Punjab’s most expensive player was Jhye Richardson. The franchise bought him for Rs 14 Cr making him the fourth most expensive player of IPL 2021. KXIP had 16 players on their squad with 9 available slots out of which 5 slots were for overseas players. They bought 5 international players in IPL 2021 filling all the five slots in the overseas player category. Check out the KXIP Full Squad and Player List for IPL 2021.
The IPL 2021 has been scheduled between April 11 and June 6 2021. The season opener will be played between Delhi Capitals and Mumbai Indians. Here you can get IPL 2021 Schedule, Fixtures, Team, Venue, Timetable, Point Table, and winning predictions.
Under the captaincy of KL Rahul, the Punjab Kings team looks stronger than ever in this 2021 IPL season. Here are the Punjab Kings IPL 2021 Sponsors.
The team sponsors are Ebix Cash,Jio Digital Life, Fena, Royal Stag, Dream 11, Balkrishna Industries (BKT), T10 Sports, Boat, Stylam, Colgate, Coca Cola, Kingfisher, and Fan code Shop.
Kings XI Punjab will have a new name, new logo and new jersey for IPL 2021. They have changed their name already to Punjab Kings and before the start of the IPl, they will get a new jersey too for the tournament. Punjab Kings fans can get new KXIP 2021 shirt online by visiting the official KXIP website. On the website, you can also buy a customized Punjab Kings jersey with your name and number printed on it.
Kings XI Punjab which is now Punjab Kings has 8.5M followers on Facebook, 1.9M on Instagram and 318k Subscribers on YouTube channel.
The brand value of Kings XI Punjab amounted to around 38 million U.S. dollars.
Punjab King’s previous name was Kings XI Punjab and it was founded in 2008. The Punjab Kings home ground is Punjab Cricket Association Stadium in Mohali. The current captain of the team is KL Rahul and won zero IPL titles so far.