Punjab Kings Released Players: Before the auction of the 16th season of the Indian Premier League in 2023, all the teams have started giving the list of their retained and released players to the BCCI. Meanwhile, big news is coming out from Punjab Kings. Actually, Punjab Kings is preparing to release its former captain Mayank Agarwal. Apart from Mayank, Punjab can drop two more players from the team.
Mayank Agarwal may be out
Punjab Kings have made full preparations to release former team captain Mayank Agarwal before the 16th season of IPL to be held in 2023. Apart from Mayank Agarwal, this franchise can release Shahrukh Khan and Odien Smith. In such a situation, these players can be seen in the auction for IPL 2023.
Let us tell you that Mayank Agarwal was the captain of Punjab Kings in the 15th season of IPL in the year 2022. However, under his captaincy, Punjab Kings could not perform well and the team was at number six. Punjab has appointed Shikhar Dhawan as the new captain of the team before IPL 2023 only after Mayank did not show any impact in his captaincy.
Punjab Kings have not won the IPL title even once
Punjab Kings have not been able to win a single IPL title yet. The team last made it to the finals in 2014. Since then till now i.e. in the last eight seasons, the team has not even reached the playoffs. This time the Punjab Kings are expecting victory from their new partners. This includes captain Shikhar Dhawan and coach Trevor Bayliss, who won the title twice to Chennai Super Kings. Bayliss was also the coach of the England World Cup winning team in 2019. Earlier, Anil Kumble was handling the coaching responsibility of Punjab Kings.