Andy Flower leaves PSL midway for IPL 2022 Mega Auction;
Legendary Zimbabwe cricketer Andy Flower, who is the head coach of the Multan Sultans in the Pakistan Super League (PSL), has left the league in the middle of the season to travel to India for the upcoming Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 mega auction.
The former England head coach Andy Flower, who was part of the coaching staff of the Punjab Kings (PBKS) in the IPL 2020 and 2021. He has named head coach of the new Lucknow Super Giants for the upcoming season of the cash-rich league. He’ll be in India for at least two days as the IPL 2022 mega auction will be held in Bengaluru on February 12 and 13.
The 2022 edition of the IPL will be a 10 team tournament as two new teams. Ahmedabad owned by CVC Capital and Lucknow owned by Sanjiv Goenka-owned RPSG Group– have joined the cash-rich league.
Flower expressed his gratitude for the opportunity to lead the new Lucknow franchise. And expressed his excitement to join the company.
“I am incredibly excited to be joining the new Lucknow franchise and I am very grateful for the opportunity. Therefore, the passion for cricket in India is unrivaled and it is a real privilege to lead an IPL franchise. Moreover, I am looking forward to working closely with Dr Goenka. And the Lucknow team,” said Andy Flower in a statement.
Meanwhile, Sultans’ media department confirmed that Flower will be available virtually for the Sultans. However, on February 13, he will return to Pakistan. And join the Mohammad Rizwan-led team.