IPL aspect Punjab Kings quash rumours on doable captaincy modifications to the aspect
Mohali, Aug 24 2014 IPL runners-up Punjab Kings on Thursday quashed rumours about doable change in captaincy of the aspect forward of the subsequent season of the IPL. Earlier this week, speculations have been rife within the media that Mayank Agarwal, the captain of the aspect in IPL 2022, would get replaced by England wicketkeeper-batter Jonny Bairstow.
“Information studies revealed by a sure sports activities information web site pertaining to captaincy of the Punjab Kings franchise have been making the rounds in the previous few days. We wish to state that no official of the staff has issued any assertion on the identical,” stated the franchise of their official assertion.
Forward of the beginning of IPL 2022 season, Agarwal was appointed because the captain of Punjab Kings as KL Rahul took the identical position with debutants Lucknow Tremendous Giants.
IPL 2022 was a season to neglect for Agarwal with the bat, scoring simply 196 runs in 12 innings at a mean of 16.33 and a strike fee of 122.5, with him not being within the top-five run scorers of the aspect.
Below his management, Punjab completed sixth on the factors desk and missed out on the playoffs regardless of having an ultra-attacking batting line-up.
At present representing the Bengaluru Blasters in Maharaja KSCA T20 League, Agarwal has made 480 runs in 11 innings at a mean of 53.33 and strike fee of 167.24, together with two centuries.
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