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Kings XI Punjab is a franchisee of the Indian Premier League.

The team is currently lead by former Australian cricketer Adam Gilchrist, who also serves as the coach of the team.

In March/April 2010, a local court issued a notice of motion to Kings XI Punjab co-owners Preity Zinta and Ness Wadia, their senior vice-president operations Arvinder Singh and an SSP, Phase VIII SHO on a PIL by an NGO for April 5. Global Human Rights Council (GHRC) chairman advocate Arvind Thakur alleged great public inconvenience, harassment and nuisance due to the ongoing T20 matches of IPL 3 at the PCA stadium.

In February 2010, reports are out that the owners of Kings XI Punjab, have sold their stake to Hero Honda Motors Limited. The owners have denied the reports about the sale.

Timeline

  • May 17, 2012 - Adam Gilchrist comes back from injury to lead the team to victory against Chennai Super Kings in the IPL Season 5 at Dharmasala. They stay alive to qualify to the semifinals.

Kings XI Punjab in News

Prayag Bags Title Sponsorship for India vs Zimbabwe ODI Series 2015
Business Wire IndiaPrayag, India’s leading bath assets and sanitary ware brand, has bagged the title sponsorship for ‘India Zimbabwe One Day International Series.’   Prayag has collaborated with ITW as its Sports Marketing Partner in this initiative. ITW/Techfront is also the exclusive Marketing Partner for Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) for this series

Ola Ties up with Hard Rock Café this Cricket Season

Cricket Stars Call Chakan Hotel Home During India in Pune
The Indian Premier League's (IPL) 8th season is underway, and as the excitement builds to see who will come out on top, teams are playing matches across the country. During the Pune leg of the tournament, the Kings XI Punjabi, as well as visiting teams the Rajasthan Royals, Delhi Daredevils and Kolkata Knightriders, made their home at the Courtyard Pune Chakan.

Arvind Lifestyle Brands Ltd. Catches the IPL Fever
In the race to increase brand visibility and strengthen consumer brand recall, Arvind Lifestyle Brands Ltd is now exploring various alternative platforms to connect with Indian consumers. Exploring various marketing avenues, the company aligns itself to the seventh season of India's most extravagant cricketing frenzy - the Indian Premier League (IPL 7)

UST Global Announce Three-Year Sponsorship of Indian Premier League Franchise Chennai Super Kings
UST Global, a California based IT services and solutions company has today announced a sponsorship deal with leading Indian Premier League cricket franchise, Chennai Super Kings. The announcement was made during a press conference in the UAE capital Abu Dhabi, ahead of the seventh edition of the IPL

American Appraisal Releases IPL Brand Evaluation Report 2014
American Appraisal has come out with a concise report on brand values in the Indian Premier League (IPL). The report is based on a survey of 300 key participants of the IPL ecosystem – team managements, sponsors, advertisers, advertising agencies and broadcasters

Creatigies and Beau Monde Gets Kings XI Punjab Powered by ARISE Invertors and Batteries
ARISE INDIA LTD., one of the India’s fastest growing, consumer durable brand has been signed up as the Principal Sponsor of Kings XI Punjab, for IPL 2013. This is one of the first initiative by ARISE, foraying into cricket and thus making an impactful entry by getting associated with the Punjab team

Mandeep Singh Wins the Citibank Rising Star Award 2012
Mumbai, May 29 (ANI-Business Wire India): Kings XI Punjab batsman Mandeep Singh has been named the winner of the 2012 Citibank Rising Star Award. The Citibank Rising Star Award recognizes the best under-23 player of the DLF IPL season.

Gilchrist hints at end of glorious playing career post Kings XI Punjab finale
Former Australian wicketkeeper Adam Gilchrist has said his participation in a Kings XI Punjab versus Delhi Daredevils game at Dharamsala on Saturday was his final cricket match as a player, but added he was keen to carry on with his coaching duties.

David Hussey defends his IPL franchise following fixing allegations
Kings XI Punjab captain David Hussey has defended his Indian Premier League (IPL) team following allegations of corruption during the tournament, and insists he would be disappointed if any player from his team is found involved in it.

IPL Governing Council suspends five cricketers after India TV sting operation
The Governing Council of the Indian Premier League (IPL) and the Working Committee of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Tuesday suspended five cricketers for their alleged role in spot fixing matches in the IPL.

Mahmood welcomes BCCI invite for Pakistan team
Former Pakistan all-rounder Azhar Mahmood has welcomed the BCCI's decision to invite a team from Pakistan for the Champions League Twenty20 (CLT20).

Sachin is the best player in the world, says ex-Pak all rounder Azhar Mahmood
Former Pakistan all rounder Azhar Mahmood, who is the only Pakistan player playing in the Indian Premier League (IPL), has described Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar as "the best player in the world".

Cricket can bring Pakistan, India closer, says ex-Pak cricketer Azhar
Former Pakistan all-rounder Azhar Mahmood has said cricket has no boundaries and the game can play a part in reviving the ties between India and Pakistan.

Ex Pak cricketer Mahmood set to play in IPL after being granted Indian visa: Gilchrist
Former Pakistan all- rounder Azhar Mahmood has been granted an Indian visa and will be playing for Kings XI Punjab in the Indian Premier Laegue, skipper Adam Gilchrist has confirmed.

Ex Pak all-rounder Azhar Mahmood waiting for Indian visa to play in IPL
Former Pakistan all-rounder Azhar Mahmood is still awaiting an Indian visa to play for Kings XI Punjab in the Indian Premier League (IPL).

Injury puts Broad's IPL debut on hold
England pacer Stuart Broad is not expected to make his IPL debut for a second consecutive year, as calf injury has ruled him out of all cricket for three more weeks.

Injured Broad keeping fingers crossed over his 'money-spinning' IPL future
England fast bowler Stuart Broad, who flew back home from their tour of Sri Lanka with a calf injury, has his fingers crossed over whether he will be fit enough to play in the lucrative Indian Premier League (IPL) this season.

Broad on course to miss IPL for second year running
England fast bowler is on verge of missing out the lucrative Indian Premier League for a second consecutive year after flying back home from Sri Lanka to have calf strain assessed.

Azhar Mahmood hoping to fire for Kings XI Punjab in IPL
Former Pakistan all-rounder Azhar Mahmood has he had been fortunate enough to enjoy a lot of success in twenty over cricket and he hopes that the trend continues in India.

Broad backs 'out of favour' team-mate Morgan to fire in Indian Premier League
England fast bowler Stuart Broad has reckoned that his team-mate Eoin Morgan can overcome a rough patch by playing in the Indian Premier League

Mandeep Singh Wins the Citibank Rising Star Award 2012
Kings XI Punjab batsman Mandeep Singh has been named the winner of the 2012 Citibank Rising Star Award. The Citibank Rising Star Award recognizes the best under-23 player of the DLF IPL season. The trophy was adjudicated by an eminent jury including former Indian cricketers Ravi Shastri and Sunil Gavaskar

Gillespie to coach Yorkshire from next season
Yorkshire has announced that former Australian fast bowler Jason Gillespie will take over as their new first-team coach from next season.

IPL players can end up being unpaid like 2010 CWG vendors, warns Katich's manager
Dumped Australian opening batsman Simon Katich's manager has advised any player offered an Indian Premier League (IPL) deal to consider the plight of foreign companies that are yet to be paid by the 2010 Delhi Commonwealth Games organisers.

Gillespie appointed assistant coach of Australia A team
Cricket Australia (CA) has appointed former fast bowler Jason Gillespie as the assistant coach of the Australia A team for their Zimbabwe tour, which begins on June 25.

Gillespie impressed by top Indian seamers' efforts on 'unresponsive' pitches
Former Australian fast bowler and Kings XI Punjab bowling coach Jason Gillespie has said that he is impressed by the efforts of Indian fast bowlers on decks which offer them little encouragement.

Gillespie happy with Lee's spree in World Cup, IPL
Former Australian fast bowler and Kings XI Punjab bowling coach Jason Gillespie has said that he is quite happy with the resurgence of his former teammate Brett Lee in the recent World Cup in the Indian subcontinent and the Indian Premier League (IPL).

For some Aussies, IPL IV is one to forget
For the majority of Australians playing in the fourth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), the event has been nothing much to write home about.

Gambhir visits temple ahead of KKR-Mumbai Indians IPL match
Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) skipper Gautam Gambhir visited the famous Kalighat temple in Kolkata on Sunday ahead of the team's Indian Premier League (IPL) game against Mumbai Indians.

Dalai Lama joins Preity Zinta at IPL venue in Dharamsala
The Indian Premier League match between the Kings XI Punjab and Deccan Chargers being played here, had a special guest in the form of Tibetan spiritual leader - the Dalai Lama-on Saturday.

Gilchrist asks Kings XI Punjab players to focus on remaining IPL matches
Kings XI Punjab skipper Adam Gilchrist, who scored a brilliant century against Royal Challengers Bangalore, has said that the players should not get carried away with success, but should work hard and remain focused on the rest of the Indian Premier League matches.

Fitho and Reebok help you train for the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon 2011
Fitho in collaboration with Reebok has started a free marathon training program, called the Reebok Running Squad, that helps people train for the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon events- 21 km half marathon as well as the 6k Fun Run. The Airtel Delhi Half Marathon is on Nov 27, 2011. More than 600 people have signed up for the program which

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