Before IPL 2022, the Punjab Kings franchise is constantly facing some setbacks. First, captain KL Rahul, who was captaining the team in the last two seasons, decided to go into the auction after refusing to be retained. After which he has been made the captain of his team by giving him a huge amount of 17 crores by the new IPL franchise Lucknow. And, now that there are less than 24 hours left in the IPL 2022 Auction, before that the team’s batting coach Wasim Jaffer has also resigned from his post. Jaffer informed about his resignation on Twitter. He tweeted the information of his resignation in a very filmy style.
Wasim Jaffer resigns as batting coach
Wasim Jaffer joined the Punjab Kings team in the year 2019 as a batting coach. But now he has decided to resign from this post. The 43-year-old former Indian batsman Jaffer has always been known for his cool style. In this episode, he has also given information about his resignation through a funny post.
He announced his resignation by posting a picture of the song ‘Accha chalta hoon, duaon mein yaad karna’ from the Ranbir Kapoor and Anushka Sharma starrer ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’. In the tweet, Jaffer has also congratulated head coach Anil Kumble and the entire team for IPL 2022. After this tweet of Jaffer, Rajasthan Royals tweeted speculating whether they would accept his job offer.
A very disappointing performance in the last 2 seasons
Before IPL 2022, Punjab Kings retained only 2 players. In which he spent Rs 12 crore for Mayank Agarwal and Rs 4 crore for Arshdeep Singh. After which the team has the maximum amount of Rs 72 crore left in the purse during the auction.
Earlier in the last 2 years, the performance of Punjab Kings played under the captaincy of KL Rahul, was very disappointing. In the 14 matches played in both the years, Punjab Kings could win only in 6 matches. In the same, they had to face defeat in 8. Both the times Punjab finished sixth out of 8 teams in the points table.