IPL 2021: Kings XI Punjab completed sixth with 12 factors from 14 matches final season.© BCCI/IPL
Kings XI Punjab posted a tweet on Wednesday indicating that it is going to be the final tweet from their current account. “THIS IS OUR LAST TWEET! Thanks @Twitter and Sadde followers!” tweeted KXIP. Kings XI will reportedly change their identify to Punjab Kings forward of the upcoming IPL 2021 Public sale and the match, as acknowledged by news company PTI on Monday. They’re one of many three franchises together with Delhi Capitals and Royal Challengers Bangalore to haven’t received a single IPL trophy because the league’s inception in 2008 regardless of having performed in all seasons.
THIS IS OUR LAST TWEET!
— Kings XI Punjab (@lionsdenkxip) February 17, 2021
“The group was planning to vary the identify for a very long time and thought it must be performed earlier than this IPL. So it’s not a sudden determination,” a Board of Management for Cricket in India (BCCI) supply had advised PTI on Monday.
Kings XI’s greatest run within the IPL got here in 2014 after they completed runners-up to Kolkata Knight Riders.
Final season, regardless of beginning nicely and a late reprisal after a droop they completed sixth with 12 factors from 14 matches.
Kings XI have launched Glenn Maxwell, Sheldon Cottrell, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, James Neesham and Karun Nair amongst others forward of the public sale.
KL Rahul led the group final season and would be the captain this season as nicely. Former India captain Anil Kumble is the group’s head coach.
The participant public sale for IPL 2021 might be held in Chennai on Thursday and KXIP go into the public sale with the very best wage cap of Rs. 53.2 crores.
Beside Rahul, Kings XI have the likes of Chris Gayle, Mandeep Singh, Nicholas Pooran and Mayank Agarwal within the squad.
With PTI inputs
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