IPL 2023 – Big action of Punjab Kings, Anil Kumble fired as head coach: In the Indian Premier League (IPL), Punjab Kings has discharged Anil Kumble from the post of head coach after a stint of three years. According to reports, Eoin Morgan, Trevor Bayliss, and a former India coach are being approached to take over the role.
In the Indian Premier League (IPL), Punjab Kings removed Anil Kumble as the head coach after a three-year stint. According to reports, Eoin Morgan, Trevor Bayliss, and a former India coach may join the Punjab Kings team to play the role.
IPL 2023: Big action of Punjab Kings, Anil Kumble fired as head coach
ESPN Cricinfo said in a report, “Kumble was appointed as the head coach of Punjab Kings ahead of the 2020 season and in charge of the team for the next three seasons, but Preity Zinta, Mohit Burman, Ness Wadia, and Karan Paul, and Punjab Kings.” He has been separated from the franchise following a decision by the owners including CEO Satish Menon.
In all three seasons of Kumble’s team, Punjab Kings finished at the bottom of the IPL points table. Ranked fifth in both 2020 and 2021, when the league consisted of eight teams. In 2022, a ten-team league was played and was ranked sixth.
Punjab Kings looking for a coach
The report states that the franchise is looking for another coach in his place and will make an announcement soon. Some reports on social media have claimed that Punjab Kings have approached former England captain Eoin Morgan and former Sri Lanka and England’s head coach Trevor Bayliss besides a former India coach.