In a latest growth, Punjab Kings are set to signal World Cup-winning coach Trevor Bayliss as the top coach forward of the IPL 2023 with the expectation that the Australian will information them to the elusive title.
The 59-year-old Aussie is an everyday face within the IPL and most not too long ago coached the Sunrisers Hyderabad. Apart from guiding England to their maiden ODI World Cup title in 2019, Bayliss headed the assist employees of Kolkata Knight Riders after they gained IPL in 2012 and 2014.
Punjab Kings didn’t make the playoffs underneath Anil Kumble
Bayliss replaces India nice Anil Kumble, whose contract was not renewed after the group didn’t make the playoffs in his three-year time period. Punjab’s solely closing look in IPL historical past got here in 2014 after they misplaced to KKR.
“The group has determined to go forward with Trevor who’s among the many greatest within the enterprise and has a confirmed report. The administration is hoping that the group goes on to win the title underneath his steering,” an IPL supply advised PTI.
Punjab Kings has revamped their aspect over the previous few seasons
The paperwork on Bayliss’ signing is predicted to be accomplished quickly. Punjab, a group which couldn’t carry out to the optimum degree persistently since IPL’s inception in 2008, have completed sixth within the final 4 seasons.
PBKS tend to blow cold and hot all through the season, contributing to their downfall. That’s one side Bayliss would absolutely prefer to work on when he joins the group.
In the newest IPL, they didn’t string two wins in a row within the league stage, successfully resulting in their early exit. One other vital resolution the administration has to make is about captaincy. Mayank Agarwal had taken over from Okay L Rahul final season however he couldn’t meet the expectations with the bat.
The homeowners and administration have numerous religion in Agarwal’s talents and he might get one other 12 months to guide the aspect.
He and Arshdeep Singh had been the one two gamers Punjab had retained forward of the 2022 IPL.
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