IPL 2019: Aussie All-Rounder Trade By KingsXI Punjab:
The 12th Edition of Indian Premier League(IPL) is a few months away but franchises started to build combinations in place. Earlier this Month Mumbai Indians released Mustafizur Rahman and Akila Dananjaya and bought Quinton De Kock from Royal Challengers Bangalore. IPL 2019 Aussie all-rounder trade by KingsXI Punjab.
Shikhar Dhawan leaving the Sunrisers Hyderabad and searching for a new franchise in IPL 2019. Meanwhile, KingsXI Punjab traded Australian All-Rounder Marcus Stoinis and bought Mandeep Singh who played for Royal Challengers Bangalore under the Captaincy of Virat Kohli.
Punjab Captained By R.Ashwin:
In IPL 2018, KingsXI Punjab purchased R.Ashwin in the mega-auction and named R.Ashwin the captain of the team. Under the captaincy of R.Ashwin KingsXI Punjab made an impressive start in the tournament last year but couldn’t maintain the momentum in the Second half of the tournament, as a result, KingsXI Punjab failed to take place in the Play-Off. KingsXI Punjab is one of team among few teams to not have won a single edition of IPL. Their Best performance came in 2014 when they played the final of the IPL against Kolkata Knights Riders.
Inclusion Of Marcus Stoinis in KingsXI Punjab:
Marcus Stoinis was purchased in 2016 IPL Auction by KingsXI Punjab for 55 Lakhs and he went on the play 19 games for the franchise in the last 3 season. Marcus Stoinis has scored 262 runs and bagged 13 wickets. Last Season KingsXI Punjab used Right to Match(RTM) card on him and bagged him for 6.20crore. In IPL 2018 Stoinis played only 4 games.
Mandeep Singh is Experienced For Punjab:
Mandeep played 11 games in last years IPL for Royal Challengers Bangalore and had a decent season. He basically plays lower the order. He scored 188 runs in the 11 games last season including 1 fifty with an average of 18.80. Mandeep had played for KingsXI Punjab earlier in IPL Under the captaincy of Adam Gilchrist. He is an excellent fielder and also effective in the death overs with the bat, he can hit big boundaries and can score quick runs. Mandeep will get the home crowds and condition in IPL 2019.