Competent Punjab Kings will allegedly change their skipper for the impending time of the Indian Premier League. Main and star player Mayank Agarwal was made the skipper of Punjab Kings, last year, yet he is probably going to be taken out from the captaincy post after one season, InsideSport revealed.
Punjab Kings will probably enter the following season i.e IPL 2023 with another skipper and mentor. The team will allegedly additionally not expand the agreement of mentor Anil Kumble, an authority of the establishment informed InsideSport about this. According to the report, England’s showy hitter Jonny Bairstow could lead Punjab in IPL 2023.
Punjab Kings are in contact with Eoin Morgan and Trevor Bayliss for their next mentor, however no official conclusion has been reached at this point. Discussing Mayank Agarwal, his group won’t deliver nor exchange him. The senior opener will remain part of Punjab Kings however won’t assume control over the order of the group in IPL 2023.
“No Mayank is not in plans to lead. He will need to focus on batting. He will be a crucial player for us. As for Anil, we are discussing a few options but nothing has materialised yet. We have time left. We will take a call at the right time,” stated by one of the Officials of Punjab Kings to InsideSport.
Mayank Agarwal had a typical journey in the last time of IPL. He played 13 matches, in which he scored 196 runs at an average of 16.33 and a strike rate of 122.50. Agarwal was dropped from the Indian cricket team after his lacklustre showing in the IPL.
This was the season when Mayank Agarwal was designated as the full-time skipper. Punjab Kings won 7 and lost 7 of every 14 IPL matches last season. The group finished 6th in the points table and again lost the tournament with fate out of their hands even though having a strong team.