Fans on Twitter gave hilarious reactions after Punjab Kings appointed Trevor Bayliss as their head coach for the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023. They took a jibe at the franchise saying that changing coaches won’t do anything as they will still finish 6th on the points table.
Punjab Kings rope in Trevor Bayliss as their new head coach for the IPL 2023
In what was the latest development, IPL franchise Punjab Kings appointed Trevor Bayliss as their head coach for the upcoming IPL seasons. The 2019 Cricket World Cup winning coach will replace Anil Kumble, whose contract was not renewed by the franchise.
Punjab Kings after 2014 have failed to qualify for the playoffs and under Kumble, they finished 6th on the table in their last four years. With the appointment of the new coach, the franchise would be hoping to aim for their first title win.
Bayliss has a fair amount of coaching experience in IPL. He coached Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in 2012 and 2014 and won trophies with them. The former English coach was also with the Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) during 2020 and 2021.
With him winning the 2019 World Cup as a coach with England, it’ll be a massive boost for Punjab Kings and with the kind of firepower they have in their side, it is expected that they can set the stage on fire in the upcoming IPL.
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Here's wishing a very warm welcome to our new Head Coach, Trevor Bayliss. 😍Advertisement
Here's looking forward to a successful partnership! 🤝#PunjabKings #SaddaPunjab #TrevorBayliss #HeadCoach pic.twitter.com/UKdKi2Lefi
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Twitterati reacts as Trevor Bayliss was appointed as the head coach of IPL 2023
As the news related to Trevor Bayliss went viral on the internet, fans trolled the team for changing coaches constantly. They feel that even after bringing Bayliss, they will finish 6th on the points table.
Here are some of the reactions:
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— Thala super fan (@msdian__fan) September 16, 2022
For the sake of this sport,for once and for all,
please aap apna Franchise hi IPL se nikaal do!!!
— Samrat Jha (@samratorsam) September 16, 2022Advertisement
You will still end up at 5th position 😂Advertisement
— All About Cricket (@allaboutcric_) September 16, 2022
Worst decision by PBKS management,please check SRH stats under his Coaching last season
— Saivamshi (@Saivamshigoud04) September 16, 2022Advertisement
Brilliant stuff. Good call to go for experience and proven Bayliss sir.Advertisement
— Punjab Kings (@PunjabKingsCult) September 16, 2022
Better than AK, who ruined PK.
— ranitha fernando (@wdrd1972) September 16, 2022Advertisement
Isse pahle SRH coach Tha 2016 me trophy dilvadiAdvertisement
— Dheeraj (@DheerajFoujis) September 16, 2022
Let’s hope we make the top 4 next year, and build from there
— Harminder Singh (@HdotSingh) September 16, 2022Advertisement
Ipl table no. 6 spot is fixed again.Advertisement
— Sandeep Daniels Israel 🇮🇳🇩🇪🇮🇱🇯🇵🇨🇳 (@SahuSandeep177) September 16, 2022
Finally a Coach who knows how to manage Players
— Anurag Kataria (@anuragraj66) September 16, 2022Advertisement