Top 5 Players for KXIP in IPL

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Top Bowlers for KXIP in IPL

Unarguably, Kings XI Punjab is one of the most unsuccessful teams in Indian Premier League. The franchise failed to win a single IPL title in 12 editions held so far. They reached semi-finals in the inaugural edition and ended as runners-up in the 2014 edition. Barring that, Kings XI Punjab haven’t even managed to reach the knock out stages.

There have been too many changing and chopping over the years, not only with the players but support staff as well. To have five different coaches in the last five years tells a lot about the franchise.

There have been instances when they faltered in the qualifying stages after putting on a good show in the beginning.

Top Bowlers for KXIP in IPL

Nonetheless, a lot of players have enjoyed considerable success with the franchise. On that note, here’s a look at top 5 Best Players for KXIP in IPL: ;


5. Glenn Maxwell (Matches -57 Runs-1275,Average-25.00 , SR-165.36)

Top Bowlers for KXIP in IPL

Top Bowlers for KXIP in IPL:: Also known as the big show, he blossomed and took the IPL 2014 by storm. His strike rate would be a testimony to it. He does not like to assess and most of the time get going from ball one. Glenn Maxwell never plays the bowler, plays the field. His fielding is also a big asset for his team. If not in form, his presence is enough of giving a fear factor to the opposition.

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4. Piyush Chawla (Matches 87, Wickets 84, Average-26.63, ER-7.52)

Top Bowlers for KXIP in IPL

Best Players for KXIP in IPL: He is an experienced player and has been playing IPL from the first year. He has a lethal googly, breaks the partnership. Piyush Chawla goes for runs someday but if you look at consistency he has done well and a wicket-taker for his team. His catching is also pretty safe which makes him a safe bet to be put anywhere.

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3. Axar Patel ( Matches 72, Wickets 69, Average-27.36, ER-7.41)

Top Bowlers for KXIP in IPL

Top Bowlers for KXIP in IPL: He doesn’t spin the ball much. He bowls at flatter trajectory but still has done a good job for his franchise. In 2014 season, he was a revelation, bowled the difficult overs for the team. Axar Patel could score some handy runs and is a live wire in the field. Over the period of time, he has done a good containing job for his franchise.

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2. David Miller ( Matches -82 Runs-1974,Average-35.35, SR-139.40)

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Best Players for KXIP in IPL: David Miller has been one of the biggest assets for Punjab. Over the years, Miller has produced some outstanding knocks for KXIP. His 38-ball century against RCB has to be one of best knocks in the history of the tournament. Apart from being a destructive batsman, Marsh has been an agile fielder, who saves at least 10-15 runs every match with his brilliant fielding skills.

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1. Shaun Marsh ( Matches -71 Runs-2477,Average-39.95 , SR-132.74)

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Top Bowlers for KXIP in IPL: Shaun March lit the tournament in the inaugural edition of the league. He went hammers and tongs and helped his side reach the semi-finals of the tournament. He finished that season as the leading run-getter in the tournament. He scored 616 runs at an average of 68.44 and strike rate of 139.68.  

Despite missing the first four matches in the tournament, Marsh scored the most number of runs in the tournament. Marsh took the orange cap in the inaugural edition.

In his stellar IPL Career, Shaun Marsh scored 2477 runs in 71 matches at an average of 132.74.

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