Sehwag to head Cricket Operations for KXIP in IPL-10

India's former star opener, Virender Sehwag, the head of Cricket Operations and Brand Ambassador of Kings XI Punjab said, "It is such an honour to lead this team and mentor our young talent. Kings XI Punjab is a team very close to my heart and I am looking forward to a great season with them."

Sehwag will continue to guide the KXIP players like last year and will also be responsible cricket operations and strategy for KXIP.   -  Akhilesh Kumar

Commencing preparations for the upcoming tournament, Kings XI Punjab announced its extended partnership with Virender Sehwag. He will be heading the Cricket Operations and will also be the franchise's Brand Ambassador.

While he will continue to guide the KXIP players like last year and will also be responsible cricket operations and strategy for KXIP.

Commenting on the appointment, Promoters of Kings XI Punjab said, “With Viru’s vast knowledge and expertise, it is a matter of great pride for Kings XI Punjab to have him mentor the squad this season.

"We are absolutely confident that his experience and ability will add great value to the franchise and wish him the best in his new role."

Sehwag, the head of Cricket Operations and Brand Ambassador of Kings XI Punjab added, “It is such an honour to lead this team and mentor our young talent. Kings XI Punjab is a team very close to my heart and I am looking forward to a great season with them.”

Sehwag joined Kings XI Punjab in 2015 during the eighth edition of the Indian Premier League. This will be his third year of association with the franchise.