CHANDIGARH, APRIL 1
Kings XI Punjab have kick-started their IPL 10 season with a cricket camp commencing tomorrow at the Holkare Stadium in Indore.
Mohit Sharma, Manan Vohra, Axar Patel, Gurkeerat Mann along with Anureet Singh and other key domestic players will start the camp, with international players namely Eoin Morgan, David Miller and Matt Henry, Shaun Marsh and Marcus Stoinis joining shortly after from April 4 and 5.
This cricket camp will also be the first to be run by newly appointed Head of Cricket Operations, Virender Sehwag. Previously being a guiding mentor of the team Sehwag’s new role will allow him to oversee the camp and ensure a more passionate, lion hearted and entertaining form of cricket will be on display throughout the season.
Other members of the support staff such as the Assistant coach Mithun Manhas, Batting coach J. Arun Kumar Fielding coach R. Sridhar Nishant Thakur be joining Sehwag at the commencement of the camp.
When questioned about his thoughts and expectations of the cricket camp, Virender Sehwag, Head of Cricket Operations, Kings XI Punjab stated, “I am very happy to finally begin our IPL 10 campaign with the cricket camp this April. We have retained a fair amount of players from previous seasons allowing us to further grow our team chemistry, while the addition of new player such as Varun Aaron, T Natarajan and Darren Sammy will bring fresh ideas and skills. This camp will focus on developing our aggressive, brave and carefree style of cricket, while hopefully installing pride and passion in playing for Kings XI Punjab.
Meanwhile, ahead of their first match in Indore on April 8, Kings XI Punjab announced phase 2 of their ticket sales, which will be available on-ground at Nehru Stadium, Indore from April 4 onwards.
The Lions’ Indore fans will now have the opportunity to book their tickets for the franchise’s first two matches at the box office, online on www.BookMyShow.com and their website www.kxip.in.
Customers are requested to note that basis directions from the Indore police and municipal department, bringing a copy of their photo Id to purchase tickets at the box office will be mandatory.
Kings XI Punjab will play their first match against Rising Pune Supergiant on April 8 at 4 pm. Their second match will be held on April 10 against Royal Challengers Bangalore.
Fixtures: April 8: Kings XI Punjab v/s Rising Pune Supergiant (4 p.m) at Holkar Stadium, Indore
April 10: Kings XI Punjab v/s Royal Challengers Bangalore (8 p.m) at Holkar Stadium, Indore.
April 20: Kings XI Punjab v/s Mumbai Indians (8 p.m) at Holkar Stadium, Indore