KXIP again trying his luck with overseas player and went on big for West Indies fast bowler Sheldon Cottrell for Rs 8.5 crore this season, even the uncapped Ravi Bishnoi getting 10 times his base price. Ishan Porel Under-19 World Cup 2018 also able to get its spot in the side for his base price. With Kiwi all-rounder James Neesham KXIP trying to give support to its middle order.
KXIP Team Details
|Owner||India Mohit Burman (Dabur), Ness Wadia (Wadia Group), Priety Zinta (PZNZ Media), Karan Paul (Apeejay Surrendra Group)|
|CEO||India Satish Menon|
|Team manager||India Avinash Vaidya|
|Brand ambassador||India Priety Zinta|
|Captain||India KL Rahul|
|Director of cricket operations and head coach||India Anil Kumble|
|Assistant coach||England Andy Flower|
|Batting coach||India Wasim Jaffer|
|Bowling coach||South Africa Charl Langeveldt|
|Fielding coach||South Africa Jonty Rhodes|
|Team physio||Australia Andrew Leipus|
|Assistant physiotherapist||India Abhijit Kar|
|Trainer||South Africa Adrian Le Roux|
|Assistant trainer||India Prabhakar B|
|Massuer||India Naresh Kumar|
|R&D Consultant||India Sankar Rajgopal|
Batsmen: Chris Gayle, Mayank Agarwal, Karun Nair, Sarfaraz Khan, Mandeep Singh
Bowlers: Sheldon Cottrell (Rs. 8.5 crore), Ishan Porel (Rs. 20 lakh), Ravi Bishnoi (Rs. 2 crore), Mohammed Shami, Mujeeb ur Rahman, Arshdeep Singh, Hardus Viljoen, M Ashwin, J Suchith, Harpreet Brar, Darshan Nalkande.
All-rounders: Glenn Maxwell (Rs. 10.75 crore), James Neesham (Rs. 50 lakh), Chris Jordan (Rs. 3 crore), Krishnappa Gowtham, Deepak Hooda (Rs. 50 lakh), Tajinder Singh Dhillon (Rs. 20 lakh).
Wicketkeepers: KL Rahul (C), Nicholas Pooran, Prabhsimran Singh (Rs. 55 lakh).
Players released before the auction: David Miller, Andrew Tye, Sam Curran, Agnivesh Ayachi, Moises Henriques, Prabsimran Singh, and Varun Chakravarthy.