KP named Daredevils captain

2014-03-18 10:52
Kevin Pietersen (AFP Photo)
Cape Town - Former England cricketer Kevin Pietersen was on Tuesday appointed as captain of the Delhi Daredevils for the seventh edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL).

Pietersen, 33, has represented the Daredevils since 2012 and told the NDTV Sports website that he was honoured to be made captain for this year's edition.

He also said he was looking forward to working alongside South African Gary Kirsten, who will be Delhi's head coach.

The batsman was recently told he won't be consideredfor the England national team in future.

Extremely excited about leading Delhi Daredevils this season. We want to have a hard working and fun environment where we enjoy our cricket and produce some positive results for our fans. We all realise that we in this together and we include all our amazing supporters in Delhi and all over the world in this. Here's to a happy and enjoyable IPL '14. See you all very soon! - Kevin Pietersen on Instagram.

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