IPL 2023: Big change in Punjab Kings, former Indian veteran becomes spin bowling coach

IPL 2023: Big change in Punjab Kings, former Indian veteran becomes spin bowling coach

All the teams are busy in their respective preparations for the IPL 2023. Meanwhile, Punjab Kings have made a big change in their squad for the 16th season. The team has made former Indian left-arm spinner Sunil Joshi the team’s spin bowling coach. This information has been shared by the Punjab Kings themselves.

Punjab Kings gave this information through their official Twitter account. A tweet from him read: “We are excited to announce that former Indian spinner Sunil Joshi has been appointed as the Punjab Kings Spin Bowling Coach.”

Sunil Joshi was part of the Indian senior men’s selection committee. He was the chairman of the selection committee before Chetan Sharma in March 2020. After this, Chetan Sharma replaced him. However, even after this, he remained a part of the selection committee. Sunil Joshi served on the selection committee in the committee before the new selection committee was formed in 2023.

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Sunil Joshi has a lot of experience in the field of coaching. He previously served as the spin bowling coach with the men’s team of Bangladesh, Oman and USA. Apart from this, he has coached the Ranji teams of Jammu and Kashmir, Hyderabad and Assam.

Head Coach: Trevor Bayliss.
Assistant Coach: Brad Haddin.
Hitting Coach – Wasim Jaffer.
Bowling Coach – Charl Langeveldt.
Spin Bowling Coach – Sunil Joshi.

Sunil Joshi made his Test debut for the Indian team in 1996 against England. He has played a total of 15 Tests and 69 ODIs in his international career. Bowling in 26 innings of 15 Test matches, he has taken a total of 41 wickets at an average of 35.85. Apart from this, in 67 innings of 69 ODIs, he has taken 69 wickets at an average of 36.36.


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