Punjab Kings have announced their new captain for the Indian Premier League 2022. Giving information on behalf of Punjab Kings, it was said that Mayank Agarwal will be the new captain of his team.
Let us tell you that Mayank Agarwal has been continuously associated with the Punjab team since 2018 and has also played the role of vice-captain.
Punjab Kings captain Mayank Agarwal said: “I have been at Punjab Kings since 2018 and I am extremely proud to represent this wonderful team. I am delighted to have the opportunity to lead the team.
I take this responsibility with utmost sincerity. Also, I believe that the talent of the Punjab Kings team that we have with us this season will make my job easier.”
He said, “We have some experienced players as well as talented young players who are eager to capitalize on this opportunity. We have always played with the thought that we can win the trophy and once again we are aiming for the same.
Will play to win the first IPL title for the team. I thank the team management for giving me the new responsibility of leading the team. I am looking forward to the new season and the new challenges that come with it.”
In this season of IPL, Punjab has included Shikhar Dhawan, Jonny Bairstow, Shahrukh Khan and Kagiso Rwada in the team in the mega auction. However, after the auction, it was expected that Shikhar Dhawan could be given the responsibility of captaincy. But finally Punjab got its new captain in the form of Mayank Agarwal.
Punjab Kings squad: Mayank Agarwal, Arshdeep Singh, Shikhar Dhawan, Kagiso Ravada, Jonny Bairstow, Rahul Chahar, Shah Rukh Khan, Harpreet Brar, Prabhsimran Singh, Jitesh Sharma, Ishan Porel, Liam Livingston, Odeon Smith, Sandeep Sharma, Raj Angad Bawa , Rishi Dhawan, Vaibhav Arora, Prerak Mankad, Hrithik Chatterjee, Baltej Dhanda, Ansh Patel, Nathan Ellis, Atharva Tede, Bhanuka Rajapakse, Benny Howell.