KXIP in IPL 2014
Kings XI Punjab (KXIP), owned by bollywood actress preity zinta, have been an under dogs in previous IPL seasons. KXIP didn’t have many super star players, but they managed to bring in surprises thru their performances sometimes by beating top teams like CSK, KKR and MI. It did not help KXIP cause when they ran into financial issues with BCCI, hence restricting their auction purse from buying big players for big money.
Kings XI punjab retained David Miller and Manan Vohra, later one was a surprise from KXIP since other good players list Mandeep singh were not retained. It was said that KXIP had invested a lot in Manan Vohra and they dont want that to go wasted and considered him to have great potential to add value to their plans.
KXIP did so well in IPL auction and managed to buy some great players for less price smartly. They bought indian super star Virender Sehwag for just more than 3 crores. KXIP also managed to buy group of leading australian payers like Mitchell Johnson who is in red hot form, George Bailey australian T20 captain who is also in blistering form with bat, Shaun Marsh who played for KXIP earlier and one of their top scorers, Glenn Maxwell who was again bought for more than a million dollars second time in a row now.
KXIP have some great location talent in Cheteshwar Pujara who is desperate to prove his worth in shorter formats, Wriddhaman Saha, Rishi Dhawan, Anureet Singh, Sandeep Sharma, Akshar Patel, Karanveer Singh, Murali Kartik, Shivam Sharma, Shardul Thakur, L Balaji, Parvinder Awana, Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Mandeep Singh who played for them in previous seasons. Thisara Perera, the srilankan all-around is also making up a very strong squad for KXIP in IPL 2014. For the first time in IPL history, the KXIP team squad looks threatening and one can hope that they would try to go all the way this time for title challenge.
Also, KXIP seems to have perfect balance in batting and bowling with some star players in both departments. Another advantage they have strong group of local indian players as well that will determine the playing 11 with 7 of them need to be from india. It will be interesting see KXIP’s strategy to win matches given the talent they now have in their squad.
KXIP usually play 6 out of 8 home matches in Mohali (Chandigarh) PCA Stadium and rest of the 2 home matches at Dharamsala HPCA stadium. Last couple of matches in Dharamsala rounds off the league phase of IPL matches. Now that Ddam Gilchrist who led the KXIP in previous seasons has retired, it is not clear yet who will leading the team in IPL 2014. Looking at the squad, KXIP some promising players for captaincy – David Miller, Virender Sehwag who led DD, George Bailey who is leading australian team, Cheteshwar Pujara who led in domestic and under-23 matches.
KXIP IPL 2014 Tickets online booking
KXIP IPL tickets for all home matches to be played in Mohali and Dharamsala will be available for online booking thru BookMyShow website during March 2014. Keep checking this space for more information on when IPL 7 Tickets online booking for KXIP matches will be made available.
KXIP IPL 7 Tickets in Stadium Counters
Apart from online sale of KXIP tickets thru BookMyShow, IPL fans in Mohali and Dharamsala will also have an opportunity to buy tickets from stadium counters few days before the match. Keep checking this space for more information on when stadium counter sale will begin for KXIP tickets.
KXIP Tickets Price
Compared to tickets rates in other stadiums across india, KXIP tickets in mohali and Dharamsala is set to cost less. Stand wise tickets price for KXIP tickets will be updated here once avialable.
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