Mithun Manhas & J Arun Kumar Added To The Coaching Staff by KXIP – Kings XI Punjab has roped in Mithun Manhas and J Arun Kumar as the assistant coach and batting coach respectively for the tenth edition of Indian Premier League (IPL). The support staff of KXIP also include Amit Tyagi who will be the Physiotherapist for the side. Manoj Kumar completes the support staff who has been assigned the duty of yoga instructor. R Shridhar who has been part of KXIP for last few editions will continue as fielding coach along with Naresh Kumar who is team masseur. Nishant Thakur will take of care of strength and conditioning of the side.
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The support staff will be working with former Indian opener Virender Sehwag who is the mentor of the Kings XI Punjab. Sehwag who is also Director – Cricket Operation and Brand Ambassador of Kings XI Punjab announced the inclusion of Mithun and J Arun.
“I am delighted to welcome Mithun, J Arun, Amit and Manoj onboard. I truly believe they will add value and strength to the squad. We are looking forward to working with each other and having a great tournament ahead.”
– Virender Sehwag
Mithun Manhas has been playing first-class cricket for Delhi in the Ranji Trophy for years and has immense experience by his side. He has been part of Chennai Super Kings, Pune Warriors & Delhi Daredevils. J Arun Kumar has also been part of Royal Challengers Bangalore and has previously coached for Karnataka in Ranji Trophy.
Kings XI Punjab Coach & Support Staff
Here is the complete list of Kings XI Punjab Coaching & Support Staff. The following
Mentor – Virender Sehwag
Assistant Coach – Mithun Manhas
Fielding Coach – R Shridhar
Batting Coach – J Arun Kumar
Physiotherapist – Amit Tyagi
Masseur – Naresh Kumar
Yoga Instructor – Manoj Kumar