IPL 2017: Virender Sehwag feels players like Darren Sammy, Varun Aaron will bring new ideas, skills to KXIP

PTI, Apr, 02 2017

Indore: Kings XI Punjab's head of cricket operations Virender Sehwag is confident that international players like Varun Aaron, Darren Sammy will bring fresh ideas and skills going into the 10th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL).

File photo of Virender Sehwag. AFP

File photo of Virender Sehwag. AFP

"The addition of new players such as Varun Aaron, T Natarajan and Darren Sammy will bring fresh ideas and skills. This camp will focus on developing our aggressive, brave and carefree style of cricket, while hopefully installing pride and passion in playing for Kings XI Punjab," Sehwag said on Saturday.

The KXIP camp is scheduled to start at the Holkar Stadium on Sunday.

"We have high hopes and expectations for IPL 10 and this cricket camp will be the stepping stone to having a successful season," Sehwag said.

The former India skipper feels that retaining players from last year enhances the chemistry of the side.

"I am very happy to finally begin our IPL 10 campaign with the cricket camp this April. We have retained a fair amount of players from previous seasons allowing us to further grow our team chemistry."

Mohit Sharma, Manan Vohra, Axar Patel, Gurkeerat Mann along with Anureet Singh and other key domestic players will start the camp, with international players such as Eoin Morgan, David Miller and Matt Henry. Shaun Marsh and Marcus Stoinis joining shortly after from 4 and 5 April.

Other members of the support staff such as the assistant coach Mithun Manhas, batting coach J Arun Kumar and fielding coach R Sridhar will also join at the commencement of the camp.

Published Date: Apr 01, 2017 | Updated Date: Apr 02, 2017



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