IPL 2022: Before IPL 2022 Auction, Punjab Kings retained only 2 players in the form of Mayank Agarwal and Arshdeep Singh. Punjab also wanted to retain KL Rahul, who was captaining the team in the last 2 seasons, but Rahul decided not to retain but to enter the auction, after which he was joined by the new IPL franchise Lucknow Super Giants before the auction. Captain made. And now after the auction, the news is coming that Punjab has made all the preparations to make Mayank Agarwal the captain of the team.
Punjab Kings to appoint Mayank Agarwal as captain
Punjab Kings has not yet made any official announcement related to the new captain of the team. He has also added veteran opener batsman, Shikhar Dhawan of Team India, during the auction. In such a situation, Dhawan can prove to be a better option than Mayank in terms of captaincy.
But according to the information, Punjab Kings have now made up their mind to hand over the captaincy of the team to Mayank Agarwal. And, will make its official announcement by the end of this week.
In the year 2018 Punjab had joined with itself
Mayank Agarwal was associated with Punjab Kings in the year 2018. Since then, he has performed brilliantly for three consecutive seasons. He has scored 441, 424, and 332 runs for Punjab Kings in the last three seasons, after which he has been retained by Punjab at a huge price of Rs.12 crores. He has 100 matches experience in IPL. A total of 2131 runs have come out of Mayank’s bat in these matches.
During this, he has also played a century inning. In the last 2 seasons, the team has performed quite disappointingly. Both the times in the points table, Punjab Kings have been at the sixth place among the eight teams. In such a situation, in IPL 2022, the fans will expect a strong comeback from Punjab.
IPL 2022 will start on March 26 or 27
In this 15th season of IPL, not 8 but 10 teams will be seen playing. Lucknow and Ahmedabad 2 new teams are associated with this league, while it is expected to start on 26 or 27 March. Right now the matter is stuck between the board and the broadcaster. Although the date of its final match is believed to be fixed on 29 May.
According to the latest report, the board has made preparations to organize 55 matches of the league round in Mumbai, the remaining 15 matches in Pune. While the venue for the playoffs is yet to be decided. Although BCCI has not made any official announcement about this yet.
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