When it’s IPL how can Kings XI Punjab’s Preity Zinta be far

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If there is one franchise owner in the Indian Premier League (IPL) who is at the thick of action during match-day, that has to be Kings XI Punjab’s Preity Zinta. She is always among the players, and, also ensures that her charm is felt by opposition players too. Here, Preity is having a light conversation with Rising Pune Supergiant’s MS Dhoni at Holkar Cricket Stadium in Indore on April 8. (BCCI/Sportzpics)

If there is one franchise owner in the Indian Premier League (IPL) who is at the thick of action during match-day, that has to be Kings XI Punjab’s Preity Zinta. She is always among the players, and, also ensures that her charm is felt by opposition players too. Here, Preity is having a light conversation with Rising Pune Supergiant’s MS Dhoni at Holkar Cricket Stadium in Indore on April 8. (BCCI/Sportzpics)

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Preity Zinta with her team’s stars of the night -- Kings XI Punjab players Akshar Patel and Hashim Amla -- after the match against Royal Challengers Bangalore at the Holkar Cricket Stadium in Indore on April 10. (BCCI/Sportzpics)

Preity Zinta with her team’s stars of the night -- Kings XI Punjab players Akshar Patel and Hashim Amla -- after the match against Royal Challengers Bangalore at the Holkar Cricket Stadium in Indore on April 10. (BCCI/Sportzpics)

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Preity Zinta greets Royal Challengers Bangalore players and Shane Watson after Kings X1 Punjab’s match against them at the Holkar Cricket Stadium in Indore on April 10. (BCCI/Sportzpics)

Preity Zinta greets Royal Challengers Bangalore players and Shane Watson after Kings X1 Punjab’s match against them at the Holkar Cricket Stadium in Indore on April 10. (BCCI/Sportzpics)

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It is easy to judge the way the game is heading by looking at Preity Zinta, co-owner of Kings XI Punjab. Her expressions and emotions changes with the fortunes of her team, from gense moments to bursts of celebration. (BCCI/Sportzpics)

It is easy to judge the way the game is heading by looking at Preity Zinta, co-owner of Kings XI Punjab. Her expressions and emotions changes with the fortunes of her team, from gense moments to bursts of celebration. (BCCI/Sportzpics)

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And sometimes one is left to wonder whether the crowd enjoys a lap or honour by Kings XI Punjab players or the franchise’s co-owner Preity Zinta. They seem to cheer loudly each time the Bollywood actress steps out in front of them, as loud as they cheer for the players. (BCCI/Sportzpics)

And sometimes one is left to wonder whether the crowd enjoys a lap or honour by Kings XI Punjab players or the franchise’s co-owner Preity Zinta. They seem to cheer loudly each time the Bollywood actress steps out in front of them, as loud as they cheer for the players. (BCCI/Sportzpics)

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Preity Zinta with Samuel Badree of the Royal Challengers Bangalore after Kings XI Punjab’s match against the Virat Kohli-led team on April 10. (BCCI/Sportzpics)

Preity Zinta with Samuel Badree of the Royal Challengers Bangalore after Kings XI Punjab’s match against the Virat Kohli-led team on April 10. (BCCI/Sportzpics)

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And when things get to the wire, you have Preity Zinta, owner of Kings XI Punjab, off her seat, trying to survive the nailbiting finish (pun intended) without losing composure. (BCCI/Sportzpics)

And when things get to the wire, you have Preity Zinta, owner of Kings XI Punjab, off her seat, trying to survive the nailbiting finish (pun intended) without losing composure. (BCCI/Sportzpics)

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Preity Zinta in conversation with Glenn Maxwell of Kings XI Punjab and AB de Villiers of the Royal Challengers Bangalore. (BCCI/Sportzpics)

Preity Zinta in conversation with Glenn Maxwell of Kings XI Punjab and AB de Villiers of the Royal Challengers Bangalore. (BCCI/Sportzpics)

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Preity Zinta’s duties as co-owner of Kings XI Punjab doesn’t end at being on the stands or near the team dugout. She ensures that every moment in the stadium is captured, some of them also getting shared through her social media channels. (BCCI/Sportzpics)

Preity Zinta’s duties as co-owner of Kings XI Punjab doesn’t end at being on the stands or near the team dugout. She ensures that every moment in the stadium is captured, some of them also getting shared through her social media channels. (BCCI/Sportzpics)

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