Newly appointed Kings XI Punjab Ravichandran Ashwin answers some interesting questions in a video interview done by the franchise itself. The first question Ashwin was asked to answer was the most inspiring captain for him. Ashwin said he has played the entire IPL under MS Dhoni only but has played under other skippers as well while representing India. Ashwin wants to take positives from each of them and look to utilize it in the coming IPL edition. He also said that people of Punjab are his favourite other than food.
Indian all-rounder Ravichandran Ashwin has been named as the captain of Kings XI Punjab for the upcoming 11th edition of the IPL. Ashwin was always the prime contender to lead KXIP side in the coming IPL season after being bought for a whopping Rs 7.6 crore. Virender Sehwag, who is the Director of Cricket Operations of KXIP explained why Ashwin has been appointed as captain of the side. Ashwin will be the 10th captain of KXIP.
Kings XI Punjab on Monday appointed R Ashwin as their captain for the upcoming season of the Indian Premier League ahead of fan favourite Yuvraj Singh. KXIP team looks one of the strongest franchise at least on papers.
Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) were one of the biggest spenders at the recently-concluded Indian Premier League (IPL) auction, which was held in Bengaluru. The Preity Zinta co-owned franchise bought some of the biggest overseas as well as local names after retaining Axar Patel for the upcoming 11th edition of the cash-rich league.
Kings XI Punjab meant business on day one of the Indian Premier League 2018 auctions. They were not shy of spending big and they have bought some brilliant players in their squad. Let's have a look at the players KXIP have bought in so far.