In what can be known as a significant turn of events, Andy Flower will be the lead trainer of the Lucknow-based establishment in the 2022 version of the Indian Premier League (IPL). For the unversed, the occasion T20 competition is set to grow next season with two new groups coming in the image. Henceforth, a sum of 10 groups will highlight in the fourteenth season rather than 8.
While the names of the groups aren’t conclusive yet, Lucknow and Ahmedabad have been settled as base urban communities. Coming to the enormous turn of events, previous Zimbabwe cricketer Andy Flower would serve the Lucknow group as the lead trainer. It was before announced that Flower was contending with previous New Zealand chief Daniel Vettor for the position.
Andy Flower set to join Lucknow group
Notwithstanding, prestigious columnist K Shriniwas Rao affirmed that Flower has been finished for the position. “Andy Flower will mentor Lucknow. We’ll find out about Ahmedabad one week from now,” he tweeted on Thursday (December 16). Probably the best cricketer to have addressed Zimbabwe, Flower has demonstrated his fortitude in the mentorship division too.
Subsequently, the establishment proprietors would be really cheerful getting the veteran ready. In the interim, a few media reports likewise proposed that KL Rahul is probably going to be endorsed by one of the two new groups and Lucknow are driving the competition to get him on board as chief for the 2022 season. It should be noticed that Rahul headed out in different directions from Punjab Kings, whom he drove in the beyond two seasons.
Remarkably, PBKS lead trainer Anil Kumble had expressed that his side needed to hold Rahul however the 29-year-old made himself inaccessible. It should be noticed that the eight existing establishments finished their maintenance list the month before. They were permitted to hold a limit of four players, out of which no one but two can be unfamiliar maintenances.
Andy Flower into account, they presently can pick a limit of three players from the rundown of non-held players. Any semblance of KL Rahul, Rashid Khan, Shreyas Iyer and Ben Stokes are the leaders to get contracts from the new establishments. Subsequently, these players probably won’t land in the closeout pool.