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IPL 2021: Kings XI Punjab Changes Its Name, Now Becomes Punjab Kings

Ahead of the 14th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) starting in April 2021, Kings XI Punjab has renamed itself to 'Punjab Kings'. Reportedly, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has duly ratified the name change of the franchise. While the reason behind the rebranding remains unclear, the actor Preity Zinta-owned franchise is planning a major 're-launch' in Mumbai before the IPL 2021 auction scheduled on February 18.

Tue, 16 Feb 2021 - 02:33 PM / by Ashly Ann Varghese

Tags: IPL, Kings XI Punjab, Punjab Kings, BCCI, Preity Zinta

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Gayle in a swing hitting a Six

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Chris Gayle Fined 10% Of Match Fee For Slinging Bat After Getting Out At 99

In an important game against Rajasthan Royals, Kings XI Punjab's Jamaican southpaw Chris Gayle got fined 10% of the match fee for a Level 1 breach of 'IPL Code of Conduct'. When he was on 99, the fourth ball of twentieth over bowled by Jofra Archer shattered his timbers with a toe-cracking yorker. Disgruntled with the way and timing of getting out, the 'Universe Boss' tried to hit the ground hard with his bat, but it slipped off his hand and… read-more

Sat, 31 Oct 2020 - 02:16 AM / by Nitesh Kumar Singh

Tags: IPL 2020, IPL2020, Dream11, Chris Gayle, Universe Boss, Kings XI Punjab

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Ben Stokes scored a half-century and took two crucial wickets in important match

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KXIP Vs RR: United Royals' Performance Keeps Them In line For Playoffs

In probably the most crucial league game of IPL-13, Rajasthan Royals' united performance eclipsed Kings XI Punjab by 7 wickets. Chasing 186, Royals got a good start as 26-ball 50-run from English southpaw Stokes put them on track. Next to join the party, Sanju Samson went hard after bowlers and scored quick 48 of 25 balls before getting run out. Later, the rest of the runs were hurriedly stowed by overseas pair of Smith and Buttler as they… read-more

Sat, 31 Oct 2020 - 01:41 AM / by Nitesh Kumar Singh

Tags: IPL 2020, IPL, Rajasthanroyals, Rajasthan Royals, Kings XI Punjab, Chris Gayle, Sanju Samson, Ben Stokes

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Pooran's half century put his team into driving seat

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Punjab's Calypso Power Foils Dhawan's Consecutive Century

With a five wicket win over Delhi Capitals, Kings XI Punjab have beaten the three table-toppers - RCB, MI and DC - in their last three encounters and scaled to 5th spot. Chasing a below-par target of 164, Kings did not start well as their 'Orange-capped' skipper KL Rahul got out soon. Later, the Gayle storm started well but was bamboozled by Ashwin. However, calypso-king Nicholas Pooran kept the scoreboard ticking coupled with playing glam-… read-more

Wed, 21 Oct 2020 - 02:30 AM / by Nitesh Kumar Singh

Tags: IPL 2020, Delhi Capitals, Kings XI Punjab, Shikhar Dhawan, nicholas pooran, Century, Chris Gayle

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Mayank Agarwal - Chris Gayle

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Kings XI Punjab Overpower Mumbai Indians In Double Super-Over Thriller

Kings XI Punjab beat Mumbai Indians in the second match of Super-Sunday October 18, which ended Monday October 19 just because there were two super-overs to decide the fate. Chasing a target of 176 runs, Punjab was once again anchored by KL Rahul (77 off 53 balls) with quick-fixes from Pooran and Hooda. But, Mumbai's Boult did not let them score the 9 needed from the last over; hence, the match tied. For super-over, the Kings' were contained… read-more

Mon, 19 Oct 2020 - 05:17 AM / by Nitesh Kumar Singh

Tags: Kings XI Punjab, Mumbai Indians, Jasprit Bumrah, Super-over, IPL 2020, Chris Gayle, Quinton De Kock, KL Rahul, Mohammed Shami

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Kings XI Punjab

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Punjab Ends Losing Streak After Beating Bangalore In Last-ball Thriller

Kings XI Punjab bagged its second victory in the IPL 2020 after defeating Royal Challengers Bangalore in 31st match of the tournament. Interestingly, Punjab's both the victories came against the same team. RCB chose batting after winning the toss but things went awry owing to too many experiences in batting… read-more

Fri, 16 Oct 2020 - 12:59 AM / by Ujjwal Panchariya

Tags: IPL, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Kings XI Punjab, Sharjah

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Sunrisers Hyderabad Hands Kings XI Punjab A Crushing Defeat

Sunrisers Hyderabad came out all guns blazing and handed Kings XI Punjab a crushing defeat in the 22nd match of IPL-13. From the very 1st over, Sunrisers were in a complete dominating position. Batting first after winning the toss, Sunrisers got a desired start as the opening-duo of Jonny Bairstow (97 runs) and… read-more

Fri, 09 Oct 2020 - 12:20 AM / by Ujjwal Panchariya

Tags: IPL, Sunrisers Hyderabad, Kings XI Punjab, Dubai

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Shane Watson and Faf Du Plesis

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Watson, Du Plesis Overpower Punjab; Lead CSK To Comfortable 10-wicket Win

Amidst the debate whether to drop Watson and rope in other opener, the trust and faith of Chennai Super Kings finally paid off handsomely. Ending its losing spree, CSK defeated Kings XI Punjab in the 18th encounter of IPL 2020. However, it were Chennai's opening-duo that stole the limelight. Chasing a decent target of 179 runs, CSK's opening pair - Shane Watson and Faf du Plesis - created the second-highest partnership of IPL history. The ace… read-more

Mon, 05 Oct 2020 - 04:15 AM / by Nitesh Kumar Singh

Tags: IPL 2020, Dream11, Chennai Super Kings, Kings XI Punjab, Dubai, Covid-19

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Keiron Pollard, Hardik Pandya Maraud Punjab Bowlers; Ensure Mumbai's Win

The explosive-duo of Mumbai Indian's allrounders - Keiron Pollard and Hardik Pandya - played a match-winning cameo in the IPL 2020 encounter against Kings XI Punjab. The 67-run partnership between the two batsmen, which came off just 23 balls, created a huge difference to ensure Mumbai's victory against… read-more

Fri, 02 Oct 2020 - 12:10 AM / by Ujjwal Panchariya

Tags: IPL 13, Kings XI Punjab, Mumbai Indians, Abu Dhabi

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Acrobatic Pooran leaps to save a certain six

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Nicholas Pooran's Fielding Steals Run-fed Sharjah Reality Show

Amid 449 runs and 29 humongous sixes in the ninth encounter of the IPL 2020, there came a moment when the slurry of sixes were just forgot for a while. Yes, it was a sensational fielding effort by Kings XI Punjab's player Nicholas Pooran who leaped in the air to protect what would have been a certain six. It was so astounding that the fielding coach Jonty Rhodes appeared from dugout giving a bow in respect to Pooran. Sachin Tendulkar praised… read-more

Mon, 28 Sep 2020 - 03:39 AM / by Nitesh Kumar Singh

Tags: IPL 2020, Dream11, Kings XI Punjab, Rajasthan Royals, nicholas pooran

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