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IPL 2022: Mayank Agarwal says, ‘happy and delighted to be back with the Punjab Kings family’

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IPL 2022: Mayank Agarwal on Tuesday won a lottery as his IPL salary skyrocketed to a new high. He is now seen as a prospect to lead Punjab Kings in IPL 2022 after PBKS and KL Rahul parted ways after a brief stint with the franchise. He is now looking forward to what the future holds for him during his upcoming stint with Punjab Kings in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022.

IPL 2022: Mayank Agarwal says, ‘happy and delighted to be back with the Punjab Kings family’

Also read: Punjab Kings Retained Players: Mayank & Arshdeep Singh get bumper deals from PBKS, KL Rahul released

Punjab Kings on Tuesday retained Mayank Agarwal and Arshdeep Singh for the upcoming IPL 2022. Mayank Agarwal was bought for Rs 12 crore, 12 times more than his previous salary. Arshdeep Singh also earned a jackpot of Rs 4 crore from last seasons’ Rs 20 lakh.

“I am happy and delighted to be back with the Punjab Kings family. I’ve been part of the Punjab Kings family since 2018 and we’ve had some terrific moments and created some really fond memories,” said Mayank in a video posted on Punjab Kings’ Twitter.

“I’m really looking forward to what the future holds and I’m also really looking forward to playing in Mohali in front of our fans. Here’s to creating more memories together,” he added.

IPL 2022: Mayank Agarwal says, ‘happy and delighted to be back with the Punjab Kings family’

  • Mayank has been phenomenal for Punjab Kings in the last three seasons with 441, 424 and 332 runs respectively.
  • He has experience playing in IPL for a decade. In absence of KL Rahul, he can lead the franchise and also contribute at the top of the order.

All the existing Indian Premier League (IPL) franchises on Tuesday revealed the list of their retained players ahead of the mega auction of the upcoming season.

MS Dhoni (CSK), Virat Kohli (RCB), Rohit Sharma (MI), Jasprit Bumrah (MI), Sunil Narine (KKR), Andre Russell (KKR), and Glenn Maxwell (RCB) are among some of the big names that the existing franchises have decided to retain for IPL 2022.

IPL 2022: Mayank Agarwal says, ‘happy and delighted to be back with the Punjab Kings family’

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