Former New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum is returning to Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) though this time in a coaching role.
According to a news by ESPNcricinfo, he has been sealed by a Indian Premier League bar as partner coach. McCullum, who retired from all forms of rival cricket recently, will also take over as a conduct manager of a Caribbean Premier League side Trinbago Knight Riders.
Interestingly, he will reinstate Simon Katich in both a clubs.
The dasher from Canterbury had late from all forms of general cricket in 2016 though continued to manipulate his trade in several T20 leagues opposite a globe.
McCullum has played 101 Test matches for New Zealand and scored 6,453 runs with a top measure of 302. He featured in 260 ODIs and amassed 6,083 runs with a strike rate of 96.37.
KKR had announced that it was interruption ways with Jacques Kallis, a conduct coach, and Katich.
McCullum’s organisation with KKR goes behind to a lass IPL deteriorate — 2008 — when he set a theatre on glow with a peppery 158-run dominant hit in a initial match. He was an constituent partial of a KKR patrol for 5 seasons and also led a side in a 2009 season.
The right-hand batsman had hinted during perplexing his palm during coaching in his retirement statement. “The subsequent chapter, in both media and coaching will plea me further,” he had said.