IPL 2020: Chris Gayle or Mayank Agarwal, Kings XI Punjab Yet to Finalise Playing XI

Ahead of Kings XI Punjab's IPL opener, all eyes are on that opening slot. The question is who will open with KL Rahul?

IPL 2020: Chris Gayle or Mayank Agarwal, Kings XI Punjab Yet to Finalise Playing XI

The captain of the Kings XI Punjab team for Indian Premier League 2020 will be K.L. Rahul, while the head coach will be former Indian player Anil Kumble.The 13th season of the Indian Premier League has commenced from September 19. A total of eight teams are a part of the IPL 2020. The teams this season include Mumbai Indians, Chennai Super Kings, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Delhi Capitals, Kings XI Punjab, Kolkata Knight Riders, Sunrisers Hyderabad and Rajasthan Royals.

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The final match of the league will be played on November 10. The 53 days-long tournament will be held in United Arab Emirates’ Dubai, Sharjah and Abu Dhabi. Out of all the matches, 24 matches will be held in Dubai, 20 in Abu Dhabi and 12 in Sharjah. All first matches of the day will begin at 3:30PM IST, while all the evening matches take place at 7:30PM IST.

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Here is a look at the KXIP squad:

Wicket Keepers

• Nicholas Pooran

• Prabhsimran Singh


• Chris Gayle

• Karun Nair

• KL Rahul

• Mandeep Singh

• Mayank Agarwal

• Sarfaraz Khan


• Deepak Hooda

• Glenn Maxwell

• James Neesham

• Krishnappa Gowtham

• Tajinder Singh


• Arshdeep Singh

• Chris Jordan

• Darshan Nalkande

• Hardus Viljoen

• Harpreet Brar

• Ishan Porel

• Jagadeesha Suchith

• Mohammed Shami

• Mujeeb Ur Rahman

• Murugan Ashwin

• Ravi Bishnoi

• Sheldon Cottrell

The Kings XI Punjab squad has players from both Indian side as well as abroad. Take a look at the international players who are the part of the squad for the Indian Premier League 2020:

• Nicholas Pooran (Wicket Keeper)

• James Neesham (All Rounder)

• Glen Maxwell (All Rounder)

• Sheldon Cottrell (Bowler)

• Mujeeb Ur Rahman (Bowler)

• Hardus Viljoen (Bowler)

• Chris Jordan (Bowler)

• Chris Gayle (Batsman)

Well, now the question is who will open with skipper KL Rahul? Will it be Windies legend Chris Gayle or will it be Rahul's close friend Mayank Agarwal?