Gurkeerat Singh © PTI
Gurkeerat Singh will be reporting on the first day of Kings XI Punjab’s camp at the PCA Stadium in Mohali © PTI

Mohali: Test specialist Wriddhiman Saha along with India discards Rishi Dhawan, Gurkeerat Singh Mann will be reporting on the first day of Kings XI Punjab’s camp at the PCA Stadium, here tomorrow. Some of the other players expected to join are Akshar Patel, Murali Vijay, Mohit Sharma to name a few. Punjab players Sandeep Sharma, Manan Vohra, former mystery bowler KC Cariappa, Railways’ Anureet Singh, Mumbai’s Shardul Thakur, Armaan Jaffer, Baroda’s Swapnil Singh will also be present. IPL 2016: Kings XI Punjab appoints Anand Chulani as peak performance coach

Chief coach Sanjay Bangar, bowling coach Joe Dawes and fielding coach R Sridhar and other members of the support staff will be present to welcome and mentor the players. Bangar said,”We are really excited to begin the cricket camp for IPL 9. We have a well-balanced team, with a good mix of experience and youth and the entire coaching staff is looking forward to working with the team. “During the camp, we will be focusing on building team synergy and identifying areas that need minor tweaks before the tournament begins. The retention of Virender Sehwag as Mentor will be very beneficial for us as well.”

Earlier, Kings XI Punjab had appointed veteran international speaker Anand Chulani as their peak performance coach for the upcoming ninth season of Indian Premiere League (IPL). Chulani has also worked with the franchise in previous sessions of the league. “I am excited to work with Kings XI Punjab. Our team is committed not just to winning a championship, but building a culture that breeds mentally and emotionally fit, high performing and team-driven players,” Chulani had said, while emphasising that his mission will be to help players to develop the “mindset, strategy and resources to be happy, confident and successful.”