Kings XI Punjab on Wednesday said it will take strict action against any of its player found guilty of indulging in spot-fixing even as the BCCI has suspended five uncapped Indian players in the wake of a television sting operation which claimed to have exposed corruption in the IPL.
There are nearly 50 players who are under the age of 23, but only a dozen have got the opportunity to feature in at least half their side's fixtures. Kaushik Chatterji
The sojourn of Ryan Harris has been a tad underwhelming, and not entirely of his own doing, an errant knee the culprit ever since he made his international debut in ODI in early 2009. Kaushik Chatterji
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As the battle to reach the play-off stage in IPL gets fierce, Kings XI Punjab find themselves in a must-win situation as they take on tournament-laggards Deccan Chargers at the PCA stadium in Mohali on Sunday.
A convincing victory over Deccan Chargers secured, Kings XI Punjab stand-in captain David Hussey said the side is gaining even though it is faced with the daunting task of winning all its remaining league matches to make the IPL playoffs.
Mandeep Singh, the 20-year-old opening batsman from Jalandhar, who enjoyed a good domestic season with Punjab, proved to the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium crowd on Tuesday why his choice of sport was spot on. Sharmistha Chaudhuri
Kings XI Punjab's full-time captain Adam Gilchrist, who is recovering from hamstring injury, is still not sure of playing Tuesday's match against Deccan Chargers.
Kings XI Punjab's stand-in captain David Hussey feels his side got a bit carried away and were little complacent against Rajasthan Royals, which led to their 43-run defeat.
Throughout his international career, Dravid rarely showed emotions on the field. But the moment David Hussey holed out in the deep, a pumped-up RR skipper rushed to congratulate the fielder as well as Siddharth Trivedi. Ashutosh Sharma
The Chinnaswamy Stadium has a special significance for Azhar Mahmood, and the all-rounder seems to give off his best at the venue.
As the Kings XI Punjab players went about their pre-match drills at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium before their game against the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) on Wednesday, the intensity of one of the players stood out. Anand Sachar reports.
The last over bowled by Azhar Mahmood was a captain's dream. Not only did he give away just four runs but also picked up two wickets. Anand Sachar reports. Scorecard
With young domestic cricketers helping them remain in hunt for the Indian Premier League title, Kings XI Punjab co-owner and noted industrialist Ness Wadia feels that for the franchise, IPL is about discovering unknown talents.
Delhi boy Parvinder Awana has become a key man for the Kings XI Punjab, but had his uncle not pushed him into cricket, Awana would have been either catching criminals or farming. Shalabh Manocha
Gilchrist will miss another game but hopes his team will improve their dismal record against host Chennai Super Kings. Shalabh Manocha reports. Face-off