18 Feburary.Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
The IPL auction is about fairytales, surprises, narratives and redemption. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@IPL)

  • The IPL 2021 Auction will take place on February 18 in Chennai
  • Punjab Kings will enter the auction with the largest pursue
  • A grand total of 292 cricketers is set to go under the hammer

17 Feburary.Mohali, Punjab, India
Kings XI Punjab owner Preity Zinta holds her team's flag during IPL 2020 cricket match against RCB, at Dubai International Cricket Stadium in Abu Dhabi. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • Kings XI Punjab has failed to win an IPL title since the event's inaugural edition in 2008
  • The side is jointly owned by Mohit Burman, Ness Wadia, Preity Zinta and Karan Paul
  • KXIP will be one of the eight franchises competing in IPL 2021

11 Feburary.Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
The IPL player auction will take place in Chennai on February 18 (Photo Credit: Twitter @IPL)

  • Both Harbhajan and Jadhav were released by Chennai Super Kings this year
  • Royal Challengers Bangalor have 13 vacant slots while Sunrisers Hyderabad have only three
  • A total of 292 players will be up for selection in the 2021 auctions

24 October 2020.Dubai - United Arab Emirates
The Kings XI Punjab played their last game against Delhi Capitals, a match which they won by five wickets. (Photo Credit: Twitter/IPL)

  • Kings XI Punjab will take on Sunrisers Hyderabad on Saturday
  • Mohammed Shami is the leading wicket-taker for Punjab with 16 wickets to his name
  • Hyderabad had defeated Punjab by 69 runs the last time the two sides met

18 October 2020
With 448 runs to his kitty and laden with experience the Punjab skipper with look to play a winners knock to propel his team to a second win in a row. (Photo Credit: Twitter/ KXIP)

  • Captain KL Rahul and opener Mayank Agarwal are the two top run getters for Kings XI Punjab
  • Jasprit Bumrah and Trent Boult of Mumbai have 24 wickets between them
  • The last time the two sides met Mumbai Indians defeated Kings XI Punjab by 48 runs

10 October 2020
Kolkata Knight Riders will face Kings XI Punjab in the 24th match of IPL 2020. (Photo credit: KKRiders)

  • Shubman Gill with 163 runs is the highest run-scorer for Kolkata Knight Riders
  • Mohammed Shami has taken 9 wickets in the IPL season so far
  • KKR defeated KXIP boit the times in 2019h

20 September 2020
Photo credit: Twitter/@ashwinravi99

  • Ashwin picked two wickets in his first over
  • His first was Karun Nair and he followed it up with spinning the ball into Pooran's stumps
  • Ashwin and his dislocated shoulder had to be taken off the field after the last ball of the sixth over

20 September 2020
Photo credit: Twitter/@StarSportsIndia

  • Shami picked Hetmyer and Shaw early in the innings only to get the good looking Shreyas Iyer in the first ball of his fourth over
  • Shami recorded his best figures in the IPL
  • Iyer was batting on 39 before misjudging Shami's knuckle ball