IPL 2017: Mithun Manhas named Kings XI Punjab’s assistant coach for the upcoming season

Jammu & Kashmir captain-cum-mentor Mithun Manhas has been named the assistant coach of Kings XI Punjab for the upcoming season of the Indian Premier League (IPL).

Manhas has played for Delhi in the Ranji Trophy and was previously associated with teams namely Chennai Super Kings, Pune Warriors and Delhi Daredevils in the IPL.

Mithun Manhas

Kings XI Punjab reached the finals in 2014 but finished at the bottom of the league in the last two years – 2015 and 2016.

Also, despite the poor show last season, they have released only four players from the side – Mitchell Johsnon, Rishi Dhawan, Kyle Abbott and Farhaan Behardien.

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