If Cricbuzz is to be believed, KL Rahul is likely to leave Punjab Kings before the IPL 2022. The current skipper of the franchise, who scored more than 600 runs in IPL 2021, wants a new challenge. He is leading Punjab Kings for the last two seasons but has failed to take them into the playoffs.
While KL Rahul has performed well as a batsman for the franchise, he has been found wanting as a captain. His strategies have been criticized by leading cricket experts. Even his batting strike rate has been found on the slower side on a couple of occasions. With IPL mega auction due in 2022, he could be heading to a new franchise.