It’s IPL 2020 time and the emotions are unmatchable as the most preeminent T20 league is all set to take place in UAE. The 13th edition of the IPL will be played between September 19- November 10.
Kings XI Punjab franchise is perceived to knock above their weights in the IPL. However, they have been inadequate to capitalise on important moments in the matches throughout the T20 competition. As a result, they are still yet to win their maiden IPL trophy. A lot of changes was made in the franchise earlier this year ahead of IPL 2020.
KL Rahul was made the captain and will lead the franchise for the first time in his career whereas, Anil Kumble has been trusted and given the role of the head coach. The entire KXIP squad has been continuously sweating it out in Dubai and preparing for the mega season ahead. The exciting franchise will be hoping to have their best-ever season and win that elusive IPL crown. ‘
The Kings XI will kick off their campaign against the Delhi Capitals on September 20 at Dubai. Meanwhile, in this feature, we will look ahead at the top 5 KXIP players who can set IPL 2020 on fire.
5 KXIP Players To Watch Out For This Season:
5. Chris Gayle
We’ll begin the list with the ‘universe boss’ himself Chris Gayle. The 40-year-old is arguably the greatest T20 batsman of all time. Even though Gayle is past his prime but he’s still a champion on his day. The Jamaican has absolutely nothing to prove to anyone as a batsman but he will surely like to win an IPL trophy before his retires from the game.
Gayle has time and time again delivered his best in the IPL and the KXIP franchise will be wishing that he has one last dance in the biggest T20 competition in the world.
The southpaw is undoubtedly one of the players of KXIP that everyone will be banking to produce goods and help his side past the finishing line.
Gayle IPL Record: 125 matches, 4484 runs, average 41, SR 151.