IPL 2023: Wasim Jaffer Named as Punjab Kings Batting Coach

Wasim Jaffer
Wasim Jaffer

Punjab Kings Batting Coach: PBKS has named former Indian batter Wasim Jaffer as the new batting coach for the IPL 2023 season. Punjab Kings also announced the appointment of Bard Haddin as their assistant coach for the upcoming season.

Wasim Jaffer Named as Punjab Kings Batting Coach

Wasim Jaffer was early named as the batting coach of the same franchise between 2019 – 2021.

“The one you had been waiting for, introducing our Batting Coach, Wasim Jaffer! Reply with a meme to welcome the King!,” Punjab Kings posted on Twitter.

Former Australia batter Brad Haddin has also been named as the new assistant coach of Punjab Kings for next season. They took to Twitter to make the announcement. PBKS’s official Twitter handle wrote: BRAD HADD-IN AS OUR ASSISTANT COACH!

PBKS also named former South African cricketer Charl Langeveldt as their new fast-bowling coach for the IPL 2023 season. PBKS wrote: “Charl Langeveldt is heading back to 𝐏𝐮𝐧𝐣𝐚𝐛!” in their Twitter.

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IPL 2023 PBKS Retained and Released Players 

Punjab Kings decided to release eight players from their earlier roster. The released players are as follows: Mayank Agarwal, Vaibhav Arora, Benny Howell, Ishan Porel, Ansh Patel, Prerak Mankad, Sandeep Sharma, Writtick Chatterjee.

Following are the details of the PBKS Retained Players 2023:

  1. Bhanuka Rajapaksa
  2. Shikhar Dhawan
  3. Jitesh Sharma
  4. Jonny Bairstow
  5. Prabhsimran Singh
  6. Harpreet Brar
  7. Liam Livingstone
  8. Rishi Dhawan
  9. Arshdeep Singh
  10. Kagiso Rabada
  11. Nathan Ellis
  12. Rahul Chahar
  13. Shahrukh Khan
  14. Atharva Taide
  15. Raj Angad Bawa
  16. Baltej Dhanda