There is a lot of speculation going around the name of Kings XI Probable captain. The Kings XI Punjab have got themselves a really good side and this side looks like a serious contender of the cup. They have got a lot to choose from even when it comes to captaincy.
The Kings XI Punjab have the likes of Yuvraj Singh, Aaron Finch, Chris Gayle, KL Rahul and Ravichandran Ashwin in their list of the probable candidates who can solve the question of captaincy for the Kings XI Punjab.
But if reports are to be believed then Ravichandran Ashwin, India’s ace spinner is all set to take the helm of the Kings XI Punjab.
Ravichandran Ashwin was purchased by the Kings XI Punjab for 7.6 crores. Given how far they took the bid for Ashwin already hinted at the fact that Punjab sees a captain in him.
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Now in all probabilities, Ashwin is all set to become the captain of the Kings XI Punjab. Ashwin is among the leading wicket-takers in the tournament and has scalped a 100 wickets in the IPL so far. He brings immense experience and a polished skill set to the side which looks a really solid one.
The Kings XI Punjab are searching for their first title win and for that, they have done the first step right by making some really smart purchases at the auctions. The next challenge for them to decode is to decide upon a skipper. As per a source from the Kings XI Punjab, Ashwin is all set to lead the Kings XI.
Here is what a source told in an interview:
“In all probability, Ashwin will lead the Kings XI Punjab team. However, a final decision will be made only after Virender Sehwag (team director and mentor) returns from Switzerland,”
Will Ashwin be the ideal captain for the Kings XI Punjab and will he be able to guide them to their first title win?