IPL 2022 Auction: Punjab Kings co-owner Preity Zinta to skip Player Auction to be with her Twins
The IPL 2022 mega auction in Bengaluru, which will be held on February 12 and 13, will be missed by Bollywood celebrity and co-owner of Indian Premier League (IPL) team Punjab Kings. Preity informed her fans that she won’t be able to fly to Bengaluru since she won’t be able to travel from the United States to India and leave her twins alone at home.
In November of last year, Preity and her husband Gene Goodenough announced the birth of their twin children through surrogacy. “This year I’m going to miss the IPL Auction as I cannot leave my little ones & travel to India.The last couple of days have been hectic discussing d auction & all things cricket with our team.I wanted to reach out to our fans & ask them if they hv any player suggestions or recommendations for our new team. I would love to know who you wanna see in the red jersey this year. Bring it on folks… I’m all ears #iplauction #throwback,” Preity wrote in a Twitter post on Friday (February 11).
This year I’m going to miss the IPL Auction as I cannot leave my little ones & travel to India.The last couple of days have been hectic discussing d auction & all things cricket with our team.I wanted to reach out to our fans & ask them if they hv any player suggestions.. pic.twitter.com/oIOCqZT3PN
— Preity G Zinta (@realpreityzinta) February 11, 2022
Preity Zinta’s Punjab Kings will enter the IPL 2022 mega auction in Bengaluru. With a purse of Rs 72 crore, the most among all the 10 teams. After retaining only Mayank Agarwal (Rs 12 crore) and Arshdeep Singh (Rs 4 crore). PBKS, who renamed from Kings XI Punjab last year, finished sixth in the IPL 2021 under captain KL Rahul. After winning six and losing eight of their 14 games.
In November, Preity and her husband, Gene Goodenough, welcomed the twins through surrogacy. Jai Zinta Goodenough and Gia Zinta Goodenough are their children’s names.
Preity had announced the children’s birth in an Instagram post. Moreover, she had written, “Hi everyone, I wanted to share our amazing news with all of you today. Gene & I are overjoyed & our hearts are filled with so much gratitude & with so much love as we welcome our twins Jai Zinta Goodenough & Gia Zinta Goodenough into our family. We are very excited about this new phase in our lives.”