Coach Andy Flower leaves PSL franchise for IPL mega-auctions

Coach Andy Flower will be joining his IPL franchisee as he has left his PSL team midway into the tournament.

Former Zimbabwe player Andy Flower is set to leave his PSL franchise Multan Sultans as the head coach of the PSL team will be joining his IPL franchise Lucknow Super Giants, being the head coach of the new IPL franchise.

Lucknow Super Giants will be attending the auctions with the head coach Andy Flower along with the mentor in the role Gautam Gambhir.

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The media department of PSL team Multan Sultans have confirmed the leaving report of Andy Flower as the Zimbabwe star will be returning to Pakistan on February 13 after attending the IPL mega auctions, which is to be held on February 12 and 13 in Bengaluru.

Andy Flower will be absent in the PSL league for almost two weeks whereas Multan Sultans will be playing in the absence of their head coach. Former Pakistani leg-spinner Mushtaq Ahmed along with other coaches will be managing Multan Sultans in the absence of Andy Flower.

PSL team Multan Sultans will be playing 3 games without Andy’s guidance as the Multan Sultans will be playing against Peshawar Zalmi on February 5 and 10 and against Lahore Qalandars on February 11. Andy Flower will resume coaching for the PSL team for the game on February 16 against Karachi Kings as Andy will be arriving on February 13 from India.

Lucknow Super Giants have picked up captain KL Rahul, Marcus Stoinis, and Ravi Bishnoi ahead of the IPL Mega Auctions and have a purse balance of Rs 52 crores for the upcoming auctions.