For a team that is yet to win an IPL trophy, Kings XI Punjab has never been short of the big names. In spite of that being the case, aside from a couple of playoffs, the team has almost consistently found themselves at the bottom half of the competition. The team is lucky to have the constant support of their loyal fans and the IPL fantasy cricket league fans.
All the IPL fantasy league fans must have noticed that during the last season, IPL 2018, KXIP had a great start. They had won five of their first six matches. But, after that, they started losing their grip and losing the matches. They failed to turn around in the last season.
Let us take a look at players who are the power play for Kings XI Punjab this IPL Fantasy Cricket League 2019:
Christopher Henry Gayle, or maybe the Universe Boss as he loves to be addressed as is a hefty weight so far as T20 cricket games are involved. He still bears the record of the majority of runs in an innings in IPL. He began his career with KKR in the inaugural IPL season, and since then he has been playing for RCB and recently he is a part of KXIP. Kings XI Punjab bought Gayle on IPL 2017, and he wreaked mayhem. He scored big runs and really helped the Punjab team win a couple of matches just by himself.
(Also read – IPL Fantasy League Team Overview – Kings XI Punjab)
If he can mirror that form in this season too, he will be worth a lot more than he was picked up for. He is a dangerous batsman at the top of the batting line-up. And that is certainly something that the world already is aware of. But joining up with KL Rahul, another impressive opener makes the KXIP top order really lethal. It is evident that Chris Gayle is an errant match winner.
KL Rahul is Gayle’s partner, a lot more like Gayle, has a very confident and aggressive style of batting. Regardless if Gayle falls flat, Rahul’s batting skills can save the team on any given day. He has proven how well he can score if he opens the batting in IPL 2018.
Rahul is a very important entity for KXIP and they’ll hope that he can make up to their expectations. But, currently Rahul is going through a rather bad patch where runs are keeping a safe distance away from him, but KXIP is hoping that Rahul will get his form back and hit big runs once the IPL 2019 and IPL T20 fantasy games commence. If that occurs, it will as well make a strong case for his addition into the Indian world cup team. So, KXIP has a perfect opening blend who can turn matches at their will once they get started.
Mujeeb Ur Rahman
Mujeeb Ur Rahman is an Afghani mystery spinner exactly like Rashid Khan, with the same lethal variants. In IPL 2018, he was a find for the Punjab team. He has taken 14 wickets in the 11 matches at an average of 20. He is the fifth best throughout the IPL season 2018.
Rahman can be very challenging to pick for any batsman and most likely has a long career ahead and KXIP succeeded in doing well to invest in such a young spinner from Afghanistan. To be precise, at his international career, he is already number 8 in the ICC ODI bowler’s ratings.
KXIP also have any other players like Andrew Tye and Mandeep Singh who in addition have the potential to change matches separately and make a huge difference.
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