The owner of Indian Premier League franchise Kings XI Punjab, Preity Zinta took to her official Twitter handle to share the new avatar of her team. With the slogan ‘Sadda Punjab’ the new KXIP squad is looking to clinch their first IPL title this year.
The team management has once again showed their faith in Ravichandran Ashwin to lead the team. This time they will go into the tournament with few changes like Indian pacer Mohammed Shami has been traded with Delhi Capitals and batsman Sarfaraz Khan with Royal Challengers Bangalore.
KXIP squad for 2019: Ravichandran Ashwin (C), KL Rahul, Nicholas Pooran, Moises Hanriques, Chris Gayle, Andrew Tye, Mandeep Singh, Mohammed Shami, Sam Curran, David Miller, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Karun Nair, Varun Chakravarthy, Hardus Viljoen, Arshdeep Singh, Murugan Ashwin, Simran Singh, Mayank Agarwal, Darshan Nalkande, Ankit Rajpoot, Harpreet Brar, Agnivesh Ayachi
The dates for 2019 edition of Indian Premier League has been announced by the organisers. Defending champions Chennai Super Kings will play Virat Kohli-led Royal Challengers Bangalore in the opener on March 23 in Chennai’s Chepauk Stadium.
However, the dates announced are only for first seventeen matches, where each team will play a minimum of 4 matches each while Delhi and Bangalore will play five matches. Every team will play two away and two home matches with Delhi playing three home matches and Bangalore playing three away games.