Strength-The batting line up of Kings XI Punjab on paper can give sleepless nights to the bowlers. The likes of black assassin Chris Gayle, new discovery Mayank Agarwal , Karun Nair and Lokesh Rahul. David Miller is a player to watch out for, he hasn’t been in the best of nicks in the recent past and looking for an opportunity to prove his mettle, IPL could be the one.
The spin department looks solid in the form of Ravinchandran Ashwin and Mujeeb Ur Rahman .
Weakness– The pace bowling department looks easy to score. Mohammad Shami and Hardus Viljoen in T20 format aren’t threatening and can be smashed by the quality batsmen easily. Other major concern is the availability of the players like Chris Gayle and Ashwin to due to world cup preparation, which will start in May.
Player to watch out for– Chris Gayle and David Miller are the players to watch out for. Chris Gayle has scored 368 runs in the IPL 2018 and would definitely look to improve the run tally. If he gets going, it will be dark night for the bowlers.
|Sr. No.||Player Name||Nationality||Type|
|1||Chris Gayle||West Indies||All-Rounder|
|3||David Miller||South African||Batsman|
|10||Mujeeb Ur Rahman||Afghan||Bowler|
|12||Nicholas Pooran||West Indies||Wicketkeeper|
|17||Hardus Viljoen||South African||All-Rounder|