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IPL 2015: Kings XI Punjab team Preview

IPL 2015: Kings XI Punjab team Preview
IPL 2015, Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) has a good season last year as a finalist and they bought three some players as a back up or additional players to their settled team, Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) may not make any changes to last year final 11 and Murali Vijay can be taken into final team. Coaching under Sanjay Bangar Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) shaped up well and reached first ever finals with stars like Maxwell, David Miller and Virender Sehwag. One plus point for the team is that they have good bunch of Indian players like Murali Vijay, Virender Sehwag, Akshar Patel, Manan Vohra and Sandeep Sharma. George Bailey’s cool and tactical captaincy is another plus point to the team.

Star Players: Glenn Maxwell and David Miller who won may matches single handedly. Beside that Virender Sehwag gave good and flying start to the team.

Batting: Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) have very strong line up with Virender Sehwag and Manan Vohra at the top who will give flying start to the team, Glenn Maxwell is weapon for them who took match from opponent team with his batting and registers strike rate of more than 180 in last season. David Miller and Wriddhiman Saha will do the rest of job as finishers. Their batting is their strength in IPL 8.

Bowling: With Australian speedster Mitchell Johnson and Indian under 19 WC winning team main bowler Sandeep Sharma their bowling looks equally same as their batting. In spin department Indian spinners Akshar patel and Karanveer Singh is doing great job, Akshar Patel got a place in Indian team with his show. Thisara Perera is handy fast bowler who can bat.

Purchased players in IPL 2015 players auction: Murali Vijay (3cr), Nikhil Naik (10 lakhs), Yogesh Golwalkar (10 lakhs)

Squad: Axar Patel, Anureet Singh, Beuran Hendricks(SA), David Miller(SA), George Bailey(AUS), Glenn Maxwell, Karanveer Singh, Wriddhiman Saha, Manan Vora, Mitchell Johnson(AUS), Parvinder Awana, Rishi Dhawan, Sandeep Sharma, Shardul Thakur, Shaun Marsh(AUS), Shivam Sharma, Thisara Perera(SL), Virender Sehwag, Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Murali Vijay , Nikhil Naik, Yogesh Golwalkar

Honours: they are semifinalist in 2008 and finalist in last year. In remaining season they knocked out in group stage Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) will play their first match against Rajasthan Royals on April 12 in IPL 8.


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