Indian Premier League: Virender Sehwag best option to captain Kings XI Punjab, says Sourav Ganguly

Former India captain Sourav Ganguly said it is unlikely that George Bailey will find a place in the playing XI and that makes Virender Sehwag the top contender to lead Kings XI Punjab.

updated: February 13, 2014 00:35 IST
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Mumbai: Former India captain Sourav Ganguly feels that Australia's T20 captain George Bailey won't fit into the first XI of Kings XI Punjab while recommending Virender Sehwag as the captain of the team. "Sehwag is the best option to captain Kings XI Punjab and not George Bailey. You have to remember, a captain is the most important factor in a team across all formats. (Day 1 highlights | The auction rules | Full list of players - sold and unsold)

"Bailey will struggle to find a place in the Kings XI team given that David Miller, Shaun Marsh, Glen Maxwell and Mitchell Johnson have to play every game. You can't drop Marsh as he has been their most consistent performer over the years," Ganguly said in the Star Power today while analyzing teams. (Must read: Yuvi bags a 'golden' double)

While CSK didn't buy Subramanium Badrinath, Ganguly reckons that he will be bought when the unsld players come up for second round. "I think CSK will buy Badrinath tomorrow," Ganguly said. (Full IPL coverage)

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