Kings XI Punjab Live Stream
Kings XI Punjab, without a doubt, is one of the anticipated teams in IPL Franchise, set for their 13th season in IPL- at 2020 VIVO IPL. Since its foundation in 2008, the team has played in every IPL game so far. The semi-finalist in the IPL debut season (2008 Season), the teams since has the best record as runner-up in the 2014 IPL Season & are set for the IPL Trophy this season at IPL 2020- scheduled for start on March 29.
Anil Kumble (appointed in October 2019) will make his coaching debut for the Kings XI Punjab while the team will lead under the leadership of Punjab’s 2018 IPL Auction bought, captain KL Rahul, who replaced the former captain Ravichandran Ashwin after he was traded to Delhi Capitals.
Where To Watch Kings XI Punjab Live Stream Games In IPL 2020?
Since 2014 where they finished 1st in the league table, the Kings XI Punjab are yet to taste the playoffs qualifiers, though the team with mass of fanbase are indeed one of the most-watch teams & has gained again a hope to the glory with addition of Deepak Hooda, Glenn Maxwell and James Neesham in the team.
For the free streaming of IPL 2020, there are almost no platforms, though it can be enjoyed with Pay TV broadcasting & online through Star India’s OTT platform Hot Star.
Under a 5-year contract starting in 2018 throughout 2022, the Star India acquired rights for 3 categories- domestic television, domestic digital, and international broadcasting. Moreover, BT Sports have rights for TV distribution in the UK while Hotstar UK will have online streaming on service.
The Willow TV since 2017, has pay-TV rights in the United States while Supersport will be streaming VIVO IPL in Africa and Fox Sports will stream in Australia.
For online streaming through OTT platforms of Hotstar and YUPP TV (app, website), the live stream of the 2020 IPL can be watched on mobile, tablets & other devices.
For TV Streaming Viewers Of 2020 IPL: Here Is The List Of Streaming Platforms
|Countries||TV Channels (Pay TV)|
|United Kingdom||Hotstar UK, Star Gold, BT Sports|
|United States||Willow TV|
|India & its sub-continent countries||Star Sports, DD Sports (one hour delay)|
|MENA Countries||BeIN Sports|
|New Zealand||Sky Sports NZ|
Unfortunately, this season, no live stream of the VIVO IPL will be available in Pakistan.
Where To Watch IPL 2020 Kings XI Punjab Match Highlights?
In case, if you miss the IPL 2020 game of Kings XI Punjab, the official iplt20 website (https://www.iplt20.com/) will showcase the highlights of every match.
Key Players To Watch In Kings XI Punjab
It will be a primary fact to watch KL Rahul, the Kings XI Punjab’s captain in this IPL, who made his IPL debut with Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in 2013. With a hundred score in the first inning, he became the only cricketer to do so as an opener in both Tests and ODIs. Just after the 2018 auction, Rahul in the IPL debut with Kings XI Punjab made the fastest 50 in IPL history, taking 14 balls & shattered the previous record by Sunil Narine.
The retained player, Mayank Agrawal, an International Indian cricketer, named the leading runner with 723 runs in eight matches during 2017- 2018 Vijay Hazare Trophy will be on watch as well. In the past years, he has been in the form- made 251 runs in seven matches during 2018- 2019 Vijay Hazare Trophy and had scored 2nd double century in only his eighth Test match in November 2019.
With the acquisition of Australian all-rounder Glenn Maxwell, the team has added strength & prominence this season. Despite a poor season in the 2018 IPL with Delhi Daredevil and pulled off from the IPL 2019, he along with the team seems quite excited this season.
Further list in the key players of Kings XI Punjab includes Nicholas Pooran (wicket-keeper), Sarfaraz Khan (batsmen), Mandeep Singh, Ishan Porel (fast bowler), Mohammed Shami (bowler) and Chris Gayle.
Kings XI Punjab: Retentions & New Signings
With the highest purse in IPL this season with 42.70 crore INR ($5.985 million), the teams bought 9 players: Glenn Maxwell, Deepak Hooda, James Neesham, Prabhsimran Singh, Chris Jordan, Tanjinder Dhillon, Ravi Bishnoi, Ishan Porel, Sheldon Cottrell.
Glen Maxwell, with an auction of 10.75 crore INR (US$1.5 million) became the costly purchase for Kings XI Punjab followed by Sheldon Cottrell and Chris Jordan for 8.5 crore INR (US$1.2 million) and 3 crore INR (US$420,600).
Furthermore, the team traded in Jagadeesha Suchith from Delhi Capitals and Krishnappa Gowtham from Rajasthan Royals.
The team retained 14 players & with addition of 2, had 16 players before the auction: KL Rahul, Karun Nair, Mohammed Shami, Nicholas Pooran, Mujeeb ur Rahman, Chris Gayle, Mandeep Singh, Mayank Agarwal, Hardus Viljoen, Darshan Nalkande, Sarfaraz Khan, Arshdeep Singh, Harpreet Brar, and Murugan Ashwin.
Kings XI Punjab Departures & Releases
Along with the release of 7 players, the Kings XI Punjab traded out Ravichandran Ashwin (to Delhi Capitals) and Ankit Rajpoot (to Rajasthan Royals).
Released Players: Varun Chakravarthy, Andrew Tye, Sam Curran, Simran Singh, David Miller, Moises Henriques, and Agnivesh Ayachi.
Kings XI Punjab Fixtures For VIVO IPL 2020
Here is the list of fixtures of the IPL 2020 for Kings XI Punjab:
|Date||Opponent||Time (UTC + 05: 30)||Venue|
|March 30, 2020 (Monday)||@ Delhi Capitals||
|Feroz Shah Kotla in Delhi|
|April 4, 2020 (Saturday)||Vs. Sunrisers Hyderabad||Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium in Mohali
|April 8, 2020 (Wednesday)||Vs. Mumbai Indians|
|April 11, 2020 (Saturday)||@ Chennai Super Kings||M. A. Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai|
|April 14, 2020 (Tuesday)||Vs. Royal Challengers Bangalore||Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium in Mohali|
|April 17, 2020 (Friday)||Vs. Chennai Super Kings|
|April 20, 2020 (Monday)||@ Mumbai Indians||Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai|
|April 23, 2020 (Thursday)||@ Kolkata Knight Riders||Eden Gardens in Kolkata|
|April 26, 2020 (Sunday)||Vs. Kolkata Knight Riders||4: 00 PM||Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium in Mohali|
|April 29, 2020 (Wednesday)||@ Rajasthan Royals||8:00 PM||Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur|
|May 3, 2020 (Sunday)||@ Royal Challengers Bangalore||4: 00 PM||M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in Banglore|
|May 8, 2020 (Friday)||Vs. Rajasthan Royals||
8: 00 PM
|Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium in Mohali|
|May 12, 2020 (Tuesday)||@ Sunrisers Hyderabad||Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium in Hyderabad|
|May 16, 2020 (Saturday)||Vs. Delhi Capitals||Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium in Mohali|