Chandigarh - India Premier League (IPL) franchise Kings XI
Punjab have appointed David Miller as the captain of the squad for season 9.
The Proteas batsman has been associated with Kings XI Punjab
since IPL Season 4.
The franchise commented on the signing via their official
website: “David Miller is one of the most talented and explosive players in
contemporary cricket and we are so pleased that he has been an integral part of
the team. We have complete faith in his capabilities and leadership skills and
look forward to a successful season.”
Miller said was looking forward to the challenge.
“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.”
Sanjay Bangar, coach of the Kings XI Punjab, commented: “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."