Punjab Kings (PBKS), on Friday, introduced the appointment of Trevor Bayliss as their new head coach for the following season of the Indian Premier League (IPL). Bayliss will change Indian legend Anil Kumble, who parted methods with the Mohali-based franchise final month. In three years below Kumble, PBKS didn’t qualify for the playoffs, and their hunt for the maiden IPL title continued.
Notably, Bayliss carries a reasonably good resume each within the cash-rich league and worldwide cricket. He beforehand coached England Males’s cricket crew to the 2019 World Cup win and in addition received two IPL titles for Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in 2012 and 2014. The 59-year-old has additionally overseen Sydney Sixers’ Large Bash League title victory. His earlier IPL stint got here with Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH), the place the ‘Orange Military’ ended third within the 2020 season however completed on the backside within the subsequent 12 months.
“I’m honoured to be given the Head Coach’s function with the Punjab Kings. A basis franchise with an urge for food for fulfillment. I sit up for working with a proficient squad of gamers decided to compete for silverware,” stated Bayliss in an announcement launched by Punjab Kings.
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Here is wishing a really heat welcome to our new Head Coach, Trevor Bayliss. 😍
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— Punjab Kings (@PunjabKingsIPL) September 16, 2022
Notably, Punjab’s solely last look in IPL historical past got here means again in 2014 once they misplaced to Knight Riders. PBKS have completed sixth within the final 4 seasons of the 20-over event. Within the earlier season, Mayank Agarwal had taken over the captaincy from KL Rahul, who moved to the Lucknow Tremendous Giants (LSG).
Below Agarwal’s management, PBKS endured a disappointing run and completed sixth with 14 factors, with the skipper scoring solely 196 runs in 13 matches at a strike charge of 122.50 and a dreadful common of 16.33.