The release and retention list for the Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) for IPL 2021 has been released by the franchise. The BCCI had provided 20 January 2021 as the final date for the complete release and retain list for the IPL 2021 Auction. The Kings XI Punjab had finished on the sixth spot in the IPL 2020 points table.
KXIP have maintained that Anil Kumble will continue to coach the franchise in the coming season of the Indian Premier League. The biggest news, however, for the Punjab-based franchise has been the release of star Australian all-rounder, Glenn Maxwell. He has been the biggest omission so far by the franchise.
Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) IPL 2020 Full Squad:
KL Rahul (c & wk), Mayank Agarwal, Chris Gayle, Nicholas Pooran, Mandeep Singh, James Neesham, Deepak Hooda, Chris Jordan, Murugan Ashwin, Ravi Bishnoi, Mohammed Shami, Karun Nair, Krishnappa Gowtham, Sheldon Cottrell, Sarfaraz Khan, Hardus Viljoen, Jagadeesha Suchith, Ishan Porel, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Tajinder Singh, Darshan Nalkande, Simran Singh, Harpreet Brar, Arshdeep Singh, Glenn Maxwell.
IPL 2021: Complete List Of Players Released And Retained By Kings XI Punjab (KXIP)
Glenn Maxwell, Sheldon Cottrell, K Gowtham, Mujeeb ur Rahman, Jimmy Neesham, Hardus Viljoen, Karun Nair, Jagadeesha Suchith and Tajinder Singh Dhillon have been released by Kings XI Punjab.
KL Rahul, Harpreet Brar, Ishan Porel, Mandeep Singh, Tajinder Singh, Chris Jordan, Deepak Hooda, Ravi Bishnoi, Arshdeep Singh, Sarfaraz Khan, Mayank Agarwal, Mohammed Shami, Darshan Nilkande, Nicholas Pooran, Chris Gayle, Murugan Ashwin, Simran Singh have been retained by KXIP.