KXIP has appointed veteran international speaker Anand Chulani as their peak performance coach for the IPL 2016. Chulani has also worked with the franchise in previous sessions of the league. “I am excited to work with Kings XI Punjab.
Chulani has been associated with different business, sports and entertainment organisation. He has worked with players like Rohit Sharma, Yuvraj Singh, Steve Smith, eight-time Grand slam champion and Olympic gold medalist Serena Williams. Commenting on Chulani’s appointment, Mohit Burman, Co-Promoter and Director of Kings XI Punjab, said: “We are positive that his association with the team will not only keep the players motivated, but also help them identify their strengths.”
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Kings XI Punjab will be head by David Miller who has featured in 47 IPL matches so far scoring 1,319 runs at a smashing average of 42.55 and an incredible strike rate of 147.54. He has one century and eight fifties to his name in IPL. Miller has a good T20I record as well. With him being named as KXIP captain, it shall be interesting to see whether it will it improve the fortunes of the team which has not performed very well in the previous IPL seasons. Kings were sitting at the bottom in points table in IPL 2015.