Punjab Kings Removed Anil Kumble As the Head Coach, Trevor Bayliss Will Take His Place

South Africa team coach and former cricketer Mark Boucher has been appointed as the new head coach of Mumbai Indians. He will replace Mahela Jayawardene. At the same time, Punjab Kings removed Anil Kumble as the head coach of the team and handed over this responsibility to Trevor Bayliss, who was the coach of the England team during the 2019 World Cup.

From the IPL season 2023, both will be seen in the role of head coach. Mahela Jayawardene will continue to be associated with the franchise, but he has been handed some bigger responsibilities. Due to this, he had to leave the role of head coach.

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Punjab Kings removed Anil Kumble from the post of head coach

Punjab’s new coach Trevor Baylis said in a press conference, ‘I feel honored to be given the responsibility of head coach of the Punjab Kings. A franchise with success. I am looking forward to working with this talented squad of players ready to win the trophy.’

Let us tell you that under the coaching of Anil Kumble, the team of Punjab did not perform well. Even the team, did not reach the playoffs under his coaching. However, his contract was finished. PBKS denyed to further increase in tenor.

After the appointment, Boucher said, ‘I am excited about this challenge and respect the results that are expected of me. It is a strong unit with many great players and good leadership. I am looking further to adding more value to this dynamic unit.

Recently, after South Africa lost 2-1 in the Test series against England, Boucher announced to step down as the coach of the South Africa team after the T20 World Cup to be held in Australia.

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