IPL side Punjab Kings appoint Trevor Bayliss as head coach

IPL side Punjab Kings appoint Trevor Bayliss as head coach



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IPL side Punjab Kings on Friday appointed Trevor Bayliss as the team`s new head coach ahead of the next season of the franchise-based T20 tournament. Bayliss will replace Anil Kumble after the former India cricketer`s contract was not renewed by Punjab Kings following a poor string of performances by the side under his guidance.

“I`m honoured to be given the head coach`s role with the Punjab Kings. A foundation franchise with an appetite for success. I look forward to working with a talented squad of players determined to compete for silverware,” Bayliss said in a statement issued by the franchise.

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Bayliss will bring in his experience of winning the 2019 50 over World Cup with England, two IPL titles with Kolkata Knight Riders in 2012 and 2014 besides a BBL title with the Sydney Sixers. Bayliss was also the head coach of Sunrisers Hyderabad in the 2020 and 2021 IPL seasons.

Under Kumble`s mentorship, Punjab Kings had failed to progress to the IPL play-offs for three consecutive times.

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