Kings XI Punjab puts faith in David Miller to lead the team in IPL 9

hidden, Feb, 10 2016
Kings XI Punjab puts faith in David Miller to lead the team in IPL 9

Chandigarh: South African batsman David Miller was on Tuesday named as the captain of Kings XI Punjab team for the upcoming Indian Premier League season 9.

David Miller has been named Kings XI Punjab captain. IPL

Speaking about his new role Miller, who has been associated with Kings XI since IPL season 4, said: "I am honoured to lead the Kings XI Punjab squad this year. I would like to thank the franchise, promoters, management and all the team members for the confidence they have in me.

"Kings XI have assembled an exciting squad with a good mixture of youth and experience and I am really looking forward to the opportunity that lies ahead."

Kings XI coach Sanjay Bangar said he is confident about Miller's potential as a leader.

"I have watched David grow as a player. He has displayed outstanding batting abilities and a cool temperament in many high-pressure situations. I am confident in his potential to lead the boys this season," Bangar said in a statement issued by the franchise.

PTI

Published Date: Feb 10, 2016 | Updated Date: Feb 10, 2016


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