IPL 2019

Brendon McCullum set to take over as KKR partner coach

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.

Article source: https://sportstar.thehindu.com/cricket/brendon-mccullum-kolkata-knight-riders-assistant-coach-ipl-2020/article28946209.ece


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