Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) has pledged support to World Immunisation Week for the 4th consecutive year    BCCI
Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) has pledged support to World Immunisation Week for the 4th consecutive year BCCI

Mohali: Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) will extend support to the cause of providing underprivileged children with a better lifestyle. The franchise has pledged support to World Immunisation Week for the 4th consecutive year and as a part of the same, it aims to raise awareness about the importance of having full immunisations. The Lions’ squad, management and owners will be wearing a red wristband with the hashtag #shot4life during the games on the April 28 and 30 in order to showcase their support for the cause. KXIP will also be providing better sanitation and a healthier environment to economically underprivileged students. As a part of this initiative, they will be refurbishing a government school in Mohali. Full Cricket Scorecard, Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) vs Sunirsers Hyderabad (SRH), IPL 2017, Match 33 at Mohali

Commenting on the development, Satish Menon, Chief Executive Officer, KXIP said: “We are exceptionally proud to support the cause of providing support to underprivileged children. With nearly 1.3 million children in India suffering due to preventable diseases, supporting immunisations holds a high importance for the Kings XI family.” Meanwhile, Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) take on Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) in Match 33 of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2017 at the Punjab Cricket Association (PCA) Stadium, Mohali. SRH have won four out of their eight matches and have nine points on the board, whereas KXIP have won three out of their seven matches and have six points so far.

These two teams met earlier in the season as well. It was SRH, who emerged on top by just five runs after Bhuvneshwar Kumar ripped apart KXIP s batting line-up, finishing with figures of 5 for 19.