The Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) on Monday named India off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin their captain for the 11th version of the match. The scoop was once disclosed all through a Fb are living consultation performed through former India batting big name and KXIP mentor Virender Sehwag. Whilst Ashwin’s captaincy information wasn’t gained warmly through the enthusiasts, lots of whom subsidized Yuvraj Singh for the task, Sehwag published why he selected Ashwin over the latter. Although the KXIP mentor identified that Yuvraj too was once amongst applicants for the captaincy, the group control agreed on Ashwin being a ‘long-term’ selection.
Sehwag additional added that he at all times sought after a bowler to be a captain as a result of a bowler understands the sport a lot better than any person else. The previous India opener additionally mentioned that Ashwin would do wonders for the group.
“I at all times idea that if any person will have to turn into the captain it will have to be a bowler as a result of I’m a super fan of Wasim Akram, Waqar Younis, Kapil Dev. Those have been bowlers, who went directly to turn into captains and did in point of fact smartly for the group. I am positive Ashwin would wonders for Kings XI Punjab this season,” Sehwag mentioned.