Sri Lanka [ Images ] skipper Kumar Sangakkara [ Images ] will lead the Deccan Chargers [ Images ] in the fourth edition of the Indian Premier League [ Images ], it was announced in Hyderabad on Monday.
Australian cricketer Cameron White [ Images ] will be Sangakkara's deputy in the Twenty20 [ Images ] tournament, beginning April 8.
Former Australia [ Images ] cricketer Adam Gilchrist [ Images ] had led Deccan Chargers to title win in 2009 in South Africa [ Images ].
Gilchrist has moved to Kings XI Punjab [ Images ] for the fourth edition.
The appointment of Sangakkara, who led Sri Lanka to World Cup final, as Chargers' skipper was made at a promotional event of the franchisee.
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