Damien Wright joins Punjab Kings as the new Bowling Coach

Posted On Mon, March 15, 2021, 11:50 AM

Jaipur: Punjab Kings today announced the appointment of Damien Wright as the new bowling coach for the upcoming edition of the IPL. The former cricketer was also head coach of the Bangladesh U-19 cricket team and will help support the Punjab Kings squad under the guidance of Head Coach and Director of Cricket Operations, Anil Kumble.

Damien Wright, Bowling Coach, Punjab Kings said, "I am delighted to come on board as bowling coach for Punjab Kings. The team looks great and there is tremendous potential in this squad and I look forward to working alongside an amazing support staff team this season of the IPL."

Anil Kumble, Head Coach and Director of Cricket Operations, Punjab Kings said, “ We are pleased to announce that Damien Wright will join us as bowling coach at Punjab Kings. He brings in a great deal of experience and will definitely help strengthen our team. We look forward to working with him this edition of the IPL. "

Punjab Kings support staff for IPL 2021:



Anil Kumble

Director of Cricket Operations

Andy Flower

Assistant Coach

Damien Wright

Bowling Coach

Avinash Vaidya

General Manager - Cricket Operations

Wasim Jaffer

Batting Coach

Jonty Rhodes

Fielding Coach

Ashish Tuli

Team Analyst

Andrew Leipus


AdrianLe Roux

Strength And Conditioning Coach

Naresh Kumar


About Punjab Kings

One of the eight inaugural franchises of the Indian Premier League, Punjab Kings (previously Kings XI Punjab) is owned by a consortium of prominent industry figures like Ness Wadia, Mohit Burman, Preity G Zinta, and Karan Paul.  Based in Chandigarh, Punjab Kings thrives on their fighting spirit, coupled with the wholeheartedness and positive outlook that represents Punjab. Punjab Kings has always followed their motto - Live Punjabi, Play Punjabi and drawn attention to their never-say-die attitude, entertaining cricket, and dedication to sportsmanship. The brand's infectious personality has built a strong affinity with the fans as a team that strives to provide a global plaform for the local and upcoming talent.

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