Kevin Pietersen eager to work with Delhi Daredevils coach Gary Kirsten

England discard Kevin Pietersen is confident of injecting fresh life into a new-look Delhi Daredevils side as a new season of Indian Premier League is scheduled to be played between April-June this year.

updated: March 19, 2014 11:30 IST
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Former England captain Kevin Pietersen is confident of taking Delhi Daredevils to their first Indian Premier League title this year. Appointed captain on Tuesday, the 33-year-old power-hitter said that the team has the right combination to overwhelm other teams in the tournament starting April 16 in the United Arab Emirates.

Pietersen joined Delhi Daredevils in 2012 and made an impact with his eight-match outing amassing 305 runs with an average of 61. He was recently bought once again in the auctions in February, for a whopping sum of Rs 9 crores. He will now have to justify his price tag with not just his prolific batting but through his leadership skills as well.

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