IPL 2016:Murali Vijay named KXIP captain for remainder of season

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The team Kings XI Punjab is playing in IPL since the beginning. Though this is the 9th series of KXIP in IPL, they couldn’t win the title of IPL yet. Now, the team has been appointed Murali Vijay as the skipper replaces David Miller, who will continue as a player.

As the team KXIP is not performing well in the IPL 2016, they are in the bottom of the point table. They have lost 5 matches from 6. The only match they won was against Rising Pune Supergiants in Mohali.

Kings XI Punjab franchise said in their statement, “Miller continues to be an integral part of the team and is a very strong player of the squad.”

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Miller has endured a poor run with the bat in this tournament, scoring just 76 runs at an average of 15.20. Murali Vijay was picked up by the franchise before 2015 edition. He has till now scored 143 runs from 6 matches at an average of 23.

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