The 15th season of the Indian Premier League will be scheduled soon. Before that, Mayank Agrawal holds the position of captain of the team Punjab Kings. The team has announced his name on Sunday. It was nearly fixed that he will receive a position of captaincy, but it was confirmed later Punjab Kings have been retained two players including Mayank and Arshdip Singh. The team of Punjab has never been won the title of the winner on IPL.
Mayank Agarwal made his IPL debut in 2011. He has played 100 matches so far in this prestigious T20 league and has scored 1 century, 11 half-centuries. Also, he has scored a total of 2131 runs. Last year was very fruitful for Mayank. He scored a total of 441 runs in 12 matches in the 2021 season, including 4 half-centuries. Mayank has earlier taken over the captaincy of the Punjab team in a match, although then the team had to face defeat from Delhi Capitals.
After KL Rahul became the captain of the second franchise, Mayank Agarwal has been entrusted with this responsibility. Actually, it is decided that Rahul will lead the new franchise Lucknow Super Giants in the upcoming season.
Mayank has also played 19 Tests and 5 One Day Internationals in his career. He has also scored a double century in Tests and has scored a total of 1429 runs.
However, in ODIs, he has not been able to perform much so far and has scored a total of 86 runs. But he is capable of handling the team and can maintain game spirit with a positive attitude.
Anil Kumble is appointed as a coach of the team in the IPL-2022. He also said that Mayank is a hardworking player and will perform his duty with all the integrity and honesty.
On receiving this responsibility, Mayank said,
‘I am feeling proud to take over the captaincy of Punjab Kings in IPL-2022. Very happy. Will try my best to win the title this time. We have always entered the field with the aim of becoming champions. This time we will try our best to win our first title as a team.
As these are very positive words and the team will definitely work on that.
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