The likes of KL Rahul, Nicholas Pooran and Mohammed Shami will be seen for KXIP this season. While, key performers of last season like Arshdeep Singh, Chris Gayle, and Ravi Bishnoi have also been retained.
#IPL2021 will 👀 these Kings play for us again! 😍#SaddaPunjab https://t.co/L3a53VQsw5
— Kings XI Punjab (@lionsdenkxip) 1611146922000
Australia’s Glenn Maxwell who had a poor IPL 2020 season has been released. Maxwell was bought for INR 10.75 crores ahead of the 2020 season, but he was not able to do justice to his price tag.
KXIP had finished the IPL 2020 season at the sixth spot under the leadership of KL Rahul.
Sadde Fans, the Retention list is out 📃#SaddaPunjab #IPL2021 https://t.co/oJKpXyHf3H
— Kings XI Punjab (@lionsdenkxip) 1611147391000
Punjab is yet to win the IPL title and the side has made it to the final in 2014. But they suffered a loss to Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR).
KXIP’s retained players: Chris Gayle, Deepak Hooda, Mandeep Singh, Mayank Agarwal, Sarfaraz Khan, KL Rahul, Nicholas Pooran, Prabhsimran Singh, Arshdeep Singh, Chris Jordon, Darshan Nalkande, Harpeet Brar, Ishan Porel, Mohammed Shami, Ravi Bishnoi and Murugan Ashwin.
Released players: Glenn Maxwell, Sheldon Cottrell, Mujeeb-Ur-Rahman, Jimmy Neesham, Hardus Viljoin, K Gowtham, Karun Nair, Jagadeesha Suchith, Tejinder Singh.