Kings XI Punjab launches it's campaign with a brand new cricket team!
Addressing the press conference, Ness Wadia, Co - Promoter, Kings XI Punjab, said, "I am extremely delighted with the team composition that has Coach Michael Bevan and Captain Adam Gilchrist at the helm and a host of experienced and talented cricketer. We are also extremely happy about the domestic players who form the part of the squad. These young and energetic boys come from our catchment area and beyond. All of them have the potential of being mettle winners in their own right. All in all our team has the right mix of experience, youth and talent & the exhibited potential to go the distance this year."
Further commenting on the partners association for IPL 4, he said, "Kings XI Punjab is delighted to renew its association with our long standing partners. Emirates, again is our Title Partner and the other partners who we continue our relationship are ACC as Official Team Partner, Gulf as Performance & Protection Partner, Wrigley as Official Chewing Gum, USL as Official games for Challenge Partner and Reebok as Official Apparel Partner. We mutually remain committed to our objectives and promise to take this association to new heights.
We are also thrilled to have a number of new partners with us this season - Pearl Group as Official Team Partner, Carlsberg as Exceptional Team Partner, Q Cinemas as Official Multiplex Partner, Coca Cola as the Official Beverage Partner and Flying Machine as the Official Team Partner. All of them bring forth their esteemed values and commitment & together we forge a new and lasting bond. We take this opportunity to thank all our partners for trusting us and we assure them of our utmost efforts to fulfill our common objectives."
Col. Arvinder Singh, COO, Kings XI Punjab, further added while sharing marketing plans, "KXIP values its enduring relationship with the fans and this year too our aim is to keep our fans and supporters at the core so that they take pride in being associated with us. We received a stupendous response last year on our initiatives like Homecoming, an opportunity to meet and greet players in their hometowns in catchment area & Flying Catch last year. Hence we will be organizing them again this season in association with our partners i.e. with Carlsberg and Emirates respectively.
In addition special initiative to support the team through Paint the town Red and a contest Rocky Ranjit ki Khoj a search for the voices for our Mascots has been arranged. We have also revamped our website ' www.kxip.in by adding several new features like live chats, contests, updates about KXIP cricketers. Our aim with all these initiatives is to involve cricket lovers through these interactive means and engage with them during the matches and on off days."
The team is currently being trained under the coach Michael Bevan who stated, "We have put together a strong team this season with some of the best cricketers in the world. At the helm we have the experienced captain Adam Gilchrist who would infuse right fervor and guide the team to play some great cricket in the upcoming season. I can just say that my boys are enthused to put the right foot forward and play some great cricket."
"Kings XI Punjab has a new look but we will endeavor to play as one team where each player complements the other. The squad has great talent and with new renewed energy & teamwork we are determined to aim for a successful season. As always we cherish the unrelenting support and love of all our fans and assure them of our best efforts on the field" added Adam Gilchrist, Captain Kings XI Punjab.