IPL 2023 Prediction : Punjab Kings are planning to REMOVE Mayank Agarwal as captain after coach Anil Kumble, with Jonny Bairstow expected to take over. Watch for LIVE Updates

IPL 2023 – Mayank Agarwal The captaincy of the Punjab Kings is once more expected to change. Mayank Agarwal was named the captain of PBKS just last season. However, the current plan is to name a new captain to take his place. For his replacement, Jonny Bairstow is now in the lead. InsideSport previously stated that PBKS would fire head coach Anil Kumble due to his team’s lacklustre results over the previous three seasons.

According to iplprediction.com, PBKS is in contact with Trevor Bayliss and Eoin Morgan for the coaching position. However, nothing has been resolved as of yet. Both a trade and a release are not planned for Mayank Agarwal. He will still be a member of the group. but won’t longer be in charge of the side.

“No, Mayank is not going to take the reins. He must concentrate on his hitting. He will be an important player for us. We are talking about a couple ideas for Anil, but nothing has come to pass as of yet. There is yet time. When the time is right, we’ll answer the phone. Bengal Kings

In the IPL, Mayank Agarwal had the worst season. He was unable to match the peak of 2020 and 2021. Only 196 runs were scored by Mayank in 13 games at an average of 16.33 and a strike rate of 122.50. He was also dismissed from the Indian team following his underwhelming IPL performance.

Mayank was not Punjab Kings’ first-choice captain either. Shikhar Dhawan was initially the leader that PBKS sought because he lacked captaincy experience. however after taking into account the age element, chose Mayank. But things did not go as planned. Mayank was given up after 12 innings for five single-digit runs.

  • IPL 2023: Why did Punjab Kings alter their coaching staff and captain?
  • The success of Punjab Kings under Anil Kumble has been lacking.
  • PBKS hasn’t made the playoffs in any of the three seasons.
  • After a spate of losses, former skipper KL Rahul made the decision to swap teams and join Lucknow Super Giants.
  • However, with 10 teams and more difficult competition now, Punjab Kings require a personnel change to improve their chances.
  • The new face of aggressive cricket, Jonny Bairstow, has had great success.
  • Trevor Bayliss and Eoin Morgan are both in contact with PBKS.
  • With both, Bairstow has collaborated closely.
  • While Bayliss was working with him at SRH, Morgan led the England national team while Bairstow was a member.

Anil Kumble PBKS Split? In 2019, Anil Kumble was appointed Director of Cricket and Head Coach. But despite his extensive coaching experience, Punjab Kings only succeeded as a competitor. All three seasons of PBKS were unsuccessful.

With more than six months until the start of the IPL in 2023, PBKS has already started looking for a new coach. Eoin Morgan, Trevor Bayliss, and one other former India coach are apparently in discussions with the franchise. It is anticipated that one of the three will receive the posting and a decision in a week.

SeaonsWinsLossesNRTotalWin %
IPL 20206801442.85%
IPL 20216801442.85%
IPL 20227701450.00%

After a successful career, Morgan just announced his retirement from international cricket. England’s 2019 World Cup victory was the result of a white ball revolution in England spearheaded by the left-hander, an Irish native. In 2021, when the Kolkata Knight Riders advanced to the final, Morgan served as their captain.

In the past, Trevor Bayliss has coached teams in the IPL, including the Kolkata Knight Riders and the Sunrisers Hyderabad. Gautam Gambhir led Kolkata-based KKR to two championships during his tenure with the team. When England won the World Cup in 2019, he served as the head coach.

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