Punjab Kings (PBKS) new Captain for IPL 2022: In the newest improvement, Punjab Kings (PBKS) have confirmed the appointment of batsman Mayank Agarwal because the captain of the facet for the forthcoming season of the Indian Premier League (IPL). Mayank Agarwal was one of many two retained gamers by Punjab Kings alongside Arshdeep Singh.

The franchise retained the companies of Mayank Agarwal for INR 12 Crores, whereas uncapped Arshdeep Singh was retained for INR 4 Crores, forward of the Tata IPL 2022 Mega Auction.

The cricketer has expressed his delight after getting the captaincy for the IPL 2022. In the assertion, shared by PBKS, Mayank Agarwal stated he’s extraordinarily proud to symbolize PBKS within the IPL.

“I have been at Punjab Kings since 2018 and I take a lot of pride in representing this fantastic unit. I am delighted to be given the opportunity to lead the team,” Agarwal stated in a press launch issued by the franchise.

“I take over this responsibility with utmost sincerity, but at the same time, I believe my job would be made easier with the talent we have at the Punjab Kings squad this season.”

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It should be famous that Agarwal has been the vice-captain of the workforce since 2018 and has additionally led the facet in a few video games.

“We have some vastly skilled gamers in our ranks, together with many gifted children who’re eager to seize the chance and run with it.

“We have always taken to the field hoping to win the title and as a team we will once again work towards this goal of lifting our maiden IPL trophy. I thank the team management for entrusting me with this new role of leading the side. I look forward to the new season and the new challenges it brings with it.”

Besides captaincy, Agarwal has been a incredible batter for Punjab Kings. The cricketer has typically scored runs for the groups at a brisk tempo. in his 100 IPL appearances, Agarwal has mustered 2131 runs at a formidable strike charge of 135.47. Moreover, the right-hander has smashed 11 half-centuries together with a century within the format.

Punjab Kings (PBKS) coach, Anil Kumble, has hailed the cricketer as he termed him ‘hardworking, enthusiastic and a workforce participant.” He additional stated that Agarwal has all of the attributes to steer a workforce and has been an integral a part of the management group within the final two years.

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