Trevor Bayliss replaces Anil Kumble as Punjab Kings head coach

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Indian Premier League franchise Punjab Kings have appointed Trevor Bayliss as the brand new head coach for the subsequent season. The 59-year-old has changed Anil Kumble for the function.

“I’m honoured to be given the Head Coach’s function with the Punjab Kings,” Bayliss mentioned in a press release launched by the franchise earlier on Friday, September 16. “A basis franchise with an urge for food for success. I look ahead to working with a proficient squad of gamers decided to compete for silverware.”

Bayliss was the Kolkata Knight Riders coach throughout their two title successful seasons in 2012 and 2014. He additionally guided Sydney Sixers to a BBL title after which coached England to a house World Cup win in 2019. More lately the Australia headed the Sunrisers Hyderabad dressing room for the 2020 and 2021 season.

Kumble alternatively was appointed as the head coach and director of operations by the Punjab based mostly IPL franchise in 2020. Kings had didn’t make it into the IPL playoffs throughout the identical tenure.

At the time of his becoming a member of, Kumble was the fifth coach Kings had appointed in 5 seasons after Sanjay Bangar (2014-16), Virender Sehwag (2017), Brad Hodge (2018) and Mike Hesson (2019).

Under the previous India captain, the franchise received 19 and misplaced 23 matches over the three seasons. A second worst win-loss ratio for any workforce in IPL since 2020, solely behind Sunrisers Hyderabad.


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