KXIP appoint Anil Kumble as head coach ahead of IPL 2020
Former Indian skipper Anil Kumble has been appointed as Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Kings XI Punjab’s head coach for the upcoming season. Kumble replaces New Zealand’s Mike Hesson as KXIP’s head coach. The former Indian coach is KXIP’s fifth coach in five seasons. The former India coach has been put in charge of KXIP’s all-related affairs as per franchise co-owner Mohit Burman.
KXIP finished sixth on the points table with six wins from 14 games. KXIP also let go of former skipper Ravichandran Ashwin ahead of the next season. The franchise is yet to win their maiden IPL title.