Kings XI Punjab

  • Fraser Castellino appointed as the COO of KXIP 12-04-2014 04:42 PM

    New Delhi: Kings XI Punjab on Saturday announced the appointment of Fraser Castellino as their new Chief Operating Officer. Fraser has over a decade's experience of working in the sports industry, besides leadership roles in IPL teams like Royal Challengers Bangalore and Rajasthan Royals. He has also been instrumental in...
  • IPL 7: Virender Sehwag grabs eyeballs in Kings XI Punjab squad 12-04-2014 12:31 PM

    After making a promising start in the inaugural edition of the India Premier League, Kings XI Punjab have failed to put up a consistent show in the last six editions. Their best performance came in 2008 when they reached the semis, and after that they have not been able to...
  • Virender Sehwag promises attacking cricket in IPL 7 10-04-2014 12:03 PM

    New Delhi: Relinquished to domestic cricket for more than a year, the path for Virender Sehwag's return to the Indian team may well pass through IPL 7, but donning a different kit won't make any difference to the brand of cricket that turned Sehwag into the 'Nawab of Najafgarh' and...
  • Mitchell Johnson fit to play in IPL 7 07-04-2014 01:44 PM

    Melbourne: Australia pacer Mitchell Johnson was on Monday declared fit to play for Kings XI Punjab in the Indian Premier League that starts in the UAE April 16. The toe infection Johnson suffered in the series against South Africa had spread to his leg and also ruled the left-arm fast...
  • R Sridhar appointed fielding coach of KXIP 05-04-2014 12:56 PM

    New Delhi: Kings XI Punjab on Saturday appointed former Ranji cricketer R Sridhar as their fielding coach for the seventh edition of the Indian Premier League starting April 16. "We are pleased to appoint R Sridhar as the fielding coach of the squad. He is a seasoned player whose contribution...
  • Virender Sehwag eyes India comeback with good show in IPL 2014 29-03-2014 05:21 PM

    New Delhi: Senior batsman Virender Sehwag on Saturday conceded that he had not scored enough runs in the last season to be in the India team but said he would hope to be back in the reckoning with a good performance in the IPL beginning next month. Sehwag, who was...
  • Preparing for my role of a lone spinner in Kings XI: Murali Kartik 28-03-2014 09:07 PM

    New Delhi: Spinner Murali Kartik said on Friday that he was bracing up to the challenge of being the only specialist spinner in the Kings XI Punjab for the upcoming IPL and wants to utilise his vast experience in the shortest format by playing the role of a mentor. "I...
  • R Sridhar appointed fielding coach of Kings XI Punjab 26-03-2014 07:33 PM

    New Delhi: Kings XI Punjab on Wednesday appointed former Hyderabad Ranji left-arm spinner R Sridhar as their fielding coach. Sridhar has played 22 years of top flight cricket for Hyderabad. He started his coaching career in 2001 and served as assistant coach of India Under-19 team in 2014 World Cup....
  • Virender Sehwag takes fresh guard with KXIP 18-03-2014 09:26 PM

    Virender Sehwag, who will be playing for Kings XI Punjab in this season's IPL is hopeful of a good show. ...
  • George Bailey to lead Kings XI Punjab in IPL 7 18-03-2014 09:20 AM

    New Delhi: Australia's T20I skipper George Bailey will lead the Punjab team in the seventh edition of the Indian Premier League. Bailey becomes the second Australian after Adam Gilchrist to captain the Punjab franchise. Bailey who was brought by the Punjab franchise at a price tag of Rs 3.25 crore...
  • IPL7: Rishi Dhawan aims for impressive performance for Kings XI Punjab 07-03-2014 09:13 PM

    New Delhi: Himachal Pradesh all-rounder Rishi Dhawan, who was bought by Kings XI Punjab for Rs 3 crore at the 2014 players' auction, is eyeing impressive performances in the forthcoming Indian Premier League to stake a claim for national selection. Dhawan, who became the second-most costliest buy at the auction...
  • Johnson provides the right balance to KXIP, says Bangar 06-03-2014 09:00 PM

    New Delhi: Yuvraj Singh has been a "big miss" for Kings XI Punjab but the franchise's newly-appointed assistant coach Sanjay Bangar says in-form Mitchell Johnson's inclusion has given them the right balance they were searching for ahead of IPL 7. Bangar said that KXIP were "badly" looking to buy Yuvraj...
  • How the IPL franchises spent their purse at 2014 IPL Auction 16-02-2014 09:08 AM

    Here's a graphical breakdown of how the eight IPL franchises spent their purse during the 2014 IPL auction held on February 12-13. ...
  • IPL Auction 2014: Punjab spend Rs 3 crore on Rishi Dhawan on Day 2 13-02-2014 05:25 PM

    Punjab ended the 2014 IPL Auction on a cautious note that saw them with Rs. 4.10 crore still left in the bank. But the Punjab franchise didn't hold itself back on occasions, which saw them buying uncapped Himachal Pradesh allrounder Rishi Dhawan for Rs. 3 crore and Gurkeerat Mann for...
  • Players bought on day two of 2014 IPL Auction 13-02-2014 05:14 PM

    The second day of the 2014 IPL auction saw 84 players being bought between eight franchises, taking the tally of total number of players auctioned to 154. The final day belonged to the uncapped players who will now be looked upon as the new millionaires created by the cash-rich Twenty20...
  • IPL auction 2014: 154 players sold in two days, Yuvraj costliest at Rs. 14 crore 13-02-2014 12:54 PM

    A total of 154 players sold, including 50 overseas players, as the two-day IPL auction ended in Bangalore on Thursday, with Yuvraj Singh ending up as the top-earner, bought by Royal Challengers Bangalore for a whopping Rs. 14 crore. After a spending spree on the first day, the franchises were...
  • IPL Auction 2014: The final list of eight squads 13-02-2014 09:24 AM

    The two-day auction saw 154 players being sold, with Yuvraj Singh remaining the costliest after RCB bought him for Rs. 14 crore on Day 1. ...
  • Spot-fixing scandal dented brand IPL: Ness Wadia 12-02-2014 08:35 PM

    Bangalore: Kings XI Punjab owner Ness Wadia on Wednesday said the spot-fixing scandal that rocked the Indian Premier League last year has made a dent on brand IPL. "I have not seen the Mudgal report and let us wait for the decision to come. Obviously there is a dent in...
  • Preity Zinta: Not renting out my place to pay off my debts 12-02-2014 06:07 PM

    Mumbai: Actress-turned-businesswoman Preity Zinta has rubbished reports suggesting that she is looking to "lease out" her flat in Khar locality here to pay off her debts, saying "it's thousand percent untrue". "Where did this come from? I am amazed at how off-the-mark the report is. It is a thousand percent...
  • IPL Auction 2014: KXIP sign Sehwag for 3.2 crore, buy 10 players on Day 1 12-02-2014 05:35 PM

    A total of 216 players went under the hammer on day one, but only 70 were sold with Virender Sehwag ending up as the surprised earner, bought by Kings XI Punjab for Rs. 3.2 crore. Kings XI Punjab, who retained only two players before the auction, bought 10 players on...
  • IPL Auction 2014: How the squads look at the end of Day 1 12-02-2014 08:57 AM

    Follow the team-wise squads as they were added on Day 1 of the players' auction in Bengaluru. ...
  • IPL 7 Auction: Yuvraj may top the priority list of many 11-02-2014 11:49 AM

    Cricketing world awaits exciting times ahead as some of the best players will be up for grabs at the Indian Premier League players' auction in Bangalore on Saturday. With a number of big players up for sale, one name that every one is curious about is India's stylish left-hander Yuvraj...
  • Kings XI Punjab appoint Sanjay Bangar as assistant coach 23-01-2014 02:05 PM

    Chandigarh: Kings XI Punjab have roped in former India all-rounder Sanjay Bangar as their assistant coach for the seventh edition of the Indian Premier League. Former Railways skipper Bangar has been instrumental in leading his Ranji team to victory at various platforms. Commenting on his appointment, Bangar said it would...
  • IPL 7: 24 players retained by 8 franchises; CSK, MI, RR retain 5 each 10-01-2014 08:24 PM

    New Delhi: Defending champions Mumbai Indians, the formidable Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals are the three teams, who have exhausted all their five retentions available for the seventh edition of the cash-rich IPL as the franchises on Friday submitted their list to the Governing Council. Almost all the established...
  • IPL auction on February 12, salary cap for franchises Rs 60 cr 24-12-2013 03:54 PM

    New Delhi: The Governing Council of the Indian Premier League (IPL) on Tuesday announced the revised player/auction regulations for the 2014 to 2016 season, with eight franchises ready to rebuild their squads through fresh bidding - other than a maximum of five players they will be allowed to retain from...
  • KXIP wants IPL matches to remain in Dharamsala: HP Chief Minister 31-10-2013 01:34 PM

    Dharamsala: The turmoil in the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association notwithstanding, IPL franchise Kings XI Punjab is keen to continue holding some of its league matches here, state Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh has stated. The HPCA, which was headed by opposition BJP MP Anurag Thakur, was taken over by the Congress-led...
  • KXIP duped of Rs. 14 crore by title sponsor 16-10-2013 06:47 PM

    New Delhi: KPH Dream Cricket Pvt Ltd, the owners and promoter of the IPL franchise Kings XI Punjab, has filed a criminal complaint against its title sponsor, NVD Solar Ltd and its officials, for "cheating and duping" them of around Rs 14 crore which they were supposed to pay it...
  • Ross Taylor's catch gave me an identity, says Gurkeerat Mann 03-07-2013 08:40 AM

    Cricketnext caught up with the talented young batsman Gurkeerat Mann to get his thoughts on representing Kings XI Punjab in IPL 6, playing under Australian veteran Adam Gilchrist and the catch that gave him recognition. Excerpts ... What was IPL 6 like for you? It was a great experience. Representing...