Kolkata Knight Riders, on Friday announced Bharat Arun as their new head coach ahead of the IPL 2022. He replaced Kyle Mills in this role for the two-time IPL champions. The franchise took to Twitter to make this announcement.
Arun, whose tenure as the bowling coach of the Indian side came to an end after the Men’s T20 World Cup last year, will now help KKR preparing for mega auction.
“I’m very excited and looking forward to becoming part of a highly successful franchise, such as the Knight Riders. I have admired the Knight Riders franchise for not only being very successful in the IPL & around the world in T20 leagues but also for the way it is very professionally run,” Arun said.
Venky Mysore, CEO & MD of KKR said, “We are very excited to have someone of the calibre of Bharat Arun joining us as our bowling coach. He will bring a wealth of experience and expertise to KKR’s strong support staff. We are delighted to welcome him to the Knight Riders family.”