What being a Kings XI Punjab fan ACTUALLY MEANS

< 1 minute read This appears in a section entitled ‘team mandate’. Apparently: “We are all Punjabis; by heritage, by birth or by choice.” That’s nice and inclusive and very fortunate when you’re marketing a franchise that doesn’t really have a great deal of regional appeal beyond the name. So we’re Punjabi. Who knew?

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The Kings XI Punjab website

2 minute read Now that we’re a Kings XI Punjab fan, we should probably find out something about them. To the Kings XI Punjab website! It’s loading! It’s still loading! At least there’s plenty of time to get worked up about just how AMAZING the site’s going to be. Plenty of time. We

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Kings XI Punjab IPL team song

< 1 minute read Can’t believe we thought the Kolkata Knight Riders theme tune was good. This urinates all over it. Our sole criticism is that they didn’t use that monstrously fat Sikh singer. We don’t know his name. Anyone? Thanks to Soviet Onion for wasting his work time to find this.

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Choose your IPL team

< 1 minute read We nearly went for Bangalore Royal Challengers, because they’ve got Rahul Dravid, Shivnarine Chanderpaul, Misbah-ul-Haq and Dale Steyn. We nearly went for Deccan Chargers, because they’ve got VVS Laxman, Herschelle Gibbs, Adam Gilchrist, Andrew Symonds and Shahid Afridi. We’re not a massive fan of several of those players, but the

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Kolkata name their IPL team

< 1 minute read They’re going to be the Kolkata Knight Riders. Brilliantly, this isn’t even a joke. Writing this site gets easier by the day. This time next week, we fully expect Sohail Tanvir to change his name to Optimus Prime. But the Knight Riders aren’t the best-monikered IPL outfit. That honour has

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IPL player prices

4 minute read For those that don’t know, the Indian Premier League (IPL) is a new Twenty20 tournament where eight city ‘franchises’ compete for little prestige, but huge fiscal reward. There were several players who were classed as ‘iconic’ and had to stay with their home teams, but everyone else was up for

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