Anil Kumble
Anil Kumble. (Picture Supply: Twitter)

Punjab Kings head coach Anil Kumble is not going to proceed in his function for the IPL franchise as per the newest reviews and a brand new head coach is ready to be appointed. Not too long ago, the Kolkata Knight Riders named Chandrakant Pandit as their new head coach after Brendon McCullum vacated the place to hitch the England Check workforce as head coach.

Punjab Kings are among the many few franchises but to maintain their fingers on the celebrated IPL trophy for the reason that inaugural version and their change in identify from Kings XI Punjab hasn’t modified their fortunes but. Actually, the franchise hasn’t made the playoffs of IPL for the reason that 2014 version the place they reached the finals and ended as runners-up.

Eoin Morgan, Trevor Bayliss approached for the pinnacle coach function

In line with the sources, the franchise is not going to renew Kumble’s three-year contract which ends subsequent month and the likes of Eoin Morgan and Trevor Bayliss have been approached for changing him. The supply additionally added about an Indian coach being approached whereas the identify wasn’t disclosed. The franchise is ready to verify the brand new appointment in per week’s time.

“The Mohali workforce has apparently determined to not renew Anil Kumble’s three-year contract, which ends this September. They’re already searching for candidates. It’s learnt that their representatives have approached the likes of Eoin Morgan, Trevor Bayliss and one former India coach. Ultimately one among them or none of them could get the posting. A Punjab Kings official stated they are going to resolve in per week’s time,” in keeping with Cricbuzz sources.

Underneath Kumble’s tenure as the pinnacle coach, Punjab received 19 out of the 42 video games they’ve performed. Regardless of choosing up a robust squad this yr boasting the likes of Liam Livingstone, Shikhar Dhawan, Jonny Bairstow and Kagiso Rabada, the franchise ended on the sixth place with seven wins in 14 video games. Notably, KL Rahul had opted himself out of retention by the Punjab franchise forward of IPL 2022 mega public sale and that raised many eyebrows over the ambiance within the camp.