Kings XI Punjab is an Indian Premier League, owned by Karan Paul, Preity Zinta, Mohit Burman, The Oberoi Group and Ness Wadia. It is one of the most popular IPL cricket teams in India, which was founded in 2008 in the first season of IPL. Preity Zinta is the face of Kings XI Punjab IPL team as she is one of the most popular Bollywood actresses in India.
8 Interesting Facts About Kings XI Punjab
1. Owned By A Group of People
Kings XI Punjab is not owned by a single company or a person. The team is owned by a group of people, named, Karan Paul, Mohit Burman, Ness Wadia, and Preity Zinta.
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2. Representing Mohali
The Kings XI Punjab is representing the city of Mohali, Punjab.
3. Home Ground and Secondary Home Ground
PCA Stadium, Mohali is the home ground of Kings XI Punjab, with a seating capacity of just 28,000. The secondary home ground of KXIP is Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium, Nagpur, which has a seating capacity of 45,000.
4. Didn’t Won Any IPL or CLT20 Seasons
To your surprise, Kings XI Punjab didn’t won any IPL season or CLT20 season in its history.
5. Famous Cricket Players from KXIP
Adam Gilchrist, Hashim Amla, Murali Vijay, Mitchell Johnson, and Axar Patel are the popular cricket players who are playing or had played from the Kings XI Punjab IPL team.
6. Toxic Romance
Preity Zinta and Ness Wadia, the two of the consortium which owns KXIP, they were in the romantic relationships before having a toxic break-up.
7. Best Wicket-Keeper in IPL
Adam Gilchrist was the best wicket-keeper in the Indian Premier League, who caught 51 and had 15 strikes.
8. Video is crazy!
Kings XI Punjab’s team song is, ‘Dhoom Punjabi!’, which was performed by popular celebrity singer Daler Mehndi.
Article first published on May 29, 2016.