April 11, 2009

IPL 2009: Will Kings XI Punjab to reach in Semifinal this year?

In IPL 2008 Kings XI Punjab reached to semifinal under Yuvraj Singh’s captaincy. This year the team will appear to the new host, South Africa under his captaincy. In the 2nd Semi-Final along-with Chennai Super Kings on May 31, 2008, they had to leave from IPL final. But this year, they are confidence to improve more and take lead in final.


In an interview Kings XI Punjab Captain Yuvraj Singh explained, “We have a good team this season. The only worry is the pace department. A couple of pacers are coming back from injuries while Sree Santh has been ruled out. But I am confident that the rest of the squad will rise to the occasion. We have a good batting line-up with the likes of Sangakkara, Jayawardene and Shaun Marsh. Besides, we also have Ravi Bopara this year who can also bowl a bit.”


Yes, it is possible to take the team in good position because the franchise have improved a lot in all side by adding some new good quality players for the second season of Indian Premier League. The team’s key bowers Lee and Sreesanth has come back to overcome injury.