March : Sanjay Pahwa :
Kings XI Punjab, one of the ten competing teams of IPL 4, announced its final squad today for the upcoming season. The team comprising 23 members, is a well balanced blend of experience and talent. The 7 international and 4 Indian international players bring maturity and experience to the team while the selected 12 domestic players add to the energy and zeal of the squad.
Kings XI Punjab will be led by ace cricketer Adam Gilchrist a proven leader, attacking left-handed batsman and record-breaking wicket-keeper. At the helm is Michael Bevan, the Team Coach, who brings with him valuable years of experience and expertise and will be responsible for training and guiding the players throughout the season.
Commenting on the occasion Col. Arvinder Singh, COO, Kings XI Punjab said, " All our players have their distinctive qualities yet complement each other to form a ‘team’. This team will bring in a new perspective and vigor to the game and we promise our fans an exhilarating and action – packed season of cricket in IPL 4.”
The KXIP squad for IPL season4 is as follows:
Overseas Players: Captain- Adam Gilchrist, Shaun Marsh, David Hussey, Ryan Harris, Nathan Rimmington, Dmitri Mascarenhas, Stuart Broad, Indian International Players: Dinesh Karthik, Praveen Kumar, Piyush Chawla, Abhishek Nayar
Domestic Players: Paras Dogra, Sunny Singh, Nitin Saini, Bipul Sharma, Love Ablish, Vikaramjeet Malik, Siddarth Chitnis, Paul Valthaty, Shalabh Srivastava, Bhargav Bhatt, Mandeep Singh, Amit Yadav
About Kings XI Punjab
Kings XI Punjab is part of the ten competing teams promoted by the DLF Indian Premier League. It is held and promoted by a consortium which includes Preity Zinta - leading Indian actress and industrialists Mohit Burman, Ness Wadia, and Karan Paul along with Gaurav Burman and Shagun Khanna.