13 Facts About Punjab Kings


Punjab Kings are a franchise cricket team based in Mohali, Punjab, that plays in the Indian Premier League.

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Punjab Kings played in the now-defunct Champions League Twenty20 once, in 2014 as the Kings XI Punjab and finished as semi-finalists.

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Kings XI Punjab was reinstated with the involvement of the High Court.

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Punjab Kings expressed his disappointment over the franchise for "not being able to win a title" and expected them to "start afresh" after a name change.

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Punjab Kings added that the name change had been planned two years ago and COVID-19 had just delayed the announcement.

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Punjab Kings finished the tournament as the Orange Cap holder—the award for the player with the most runs across the competition—with an average of 68.

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Kings XI Punjab lost six matches to the Kolkata Knight Riders, the Delhi Daredevils, the Royal Challengers Bangalore, the Deccan Chargers, the Rajasthan Royals and the Mumbai Indians but managed to win a match against Chennai Super Kings when the scores were level and the match went to a Super Over.

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Kings XI Punjab were boosted by the return of Brett Lee against Kolkata, but he was not at his best.

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Kings XI Punjab finished in sixth place overall, winning eight matches out of sixteen.

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Kings XI Punjab failed to qualify for the play-offs, but batsman David Miller played one of the innings of the tournament in the 51st match against the Royal Challengers Bangalore, as he smashed 101 off 38 deliveries and included eight fours and seven sixes.

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Kings XI Punjab began the tournament by winning their first five games which were held outside India in UAE due to the general elections.

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Kings XI Punjab released Varun Chakravarthy, Andrew Tye, Sam Curran, Prabhsimran Singh, David Miller, Moises Henriques and Agnivesh Ayachi from their 2020 roster.

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The losing streak was broken when Punjab Kings defeated Bangalore for 2nd time and then defeated Mumbai Indians in the Super Over and continued to win three more matches against Delhi, Hyderabad and Kolkata.

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