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David Miller appointed Captain of  ‘Kings XI Punjab ’  in IPL 9

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Published on 9 Feb 2016 8:53 AM GMT

David Miller appointed Captain of  ‘Kings XI Punjab ’  in IPL 9
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Chandigarh: South African David Miller, also known as ‘Killer Miller’ for his explosive batting, has been appointed captain of Kings XI Punjab, one of the eight competing franchises of Vivo IPL season 9. He has been associated with Kings XI Punjab since IPL Season 4.

David Miller on his appointment

''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.”

Promoters on Miller

The promoters of ‘ Kings XI Punjab ’ have described David Miller as one of the most talented and explosive players in contemporary cricket . "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.”

Sanjay Bangar, Coach of ' Kings XI Punjab'

“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."

About Kings XI Punjab

Kings XI Punjab is a part of the eight competing teams promoted by the Indian Premier League (IPL). It is held and promoted by a consortium, which includes leading Indian Actress Preity Zinta, Industrialists Mohit Burman, Ness Wadia and Karan Paul.

Miller performance in IPL

YearMatchesRunsHighestStrike rate
201269834130.66
201312418101164.56
20141644666149.16
20151335789134.21

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