Highlights

  • Mayank was retained by Punjab for ₹12 crore ahead of the auction
  • KL Rahul led Punjab Kings till 2021 but he was released
  • Mayank scored over 400 runs in each of the last 2 editions of the IPL

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Mayank was retained by Punjab for ₹12 crore ahead of the mega auction. KL Rahul led Punjab Kings till 2021 but he was released and will lead the new IPL franchise Lucknow Super Giants.

Mayank joined the Punjab franchise in 2018 and scored over 400 runs in each of the last 2 editions of the cash-rich league. Punjab however has never won an IPL title and would hope their fortunes change under the new leader.

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