Deccan Chronicle – Bengaluru: After playing a pivotal in Indian cricket team’s historic World Cup win in 2011 as a coach, Gary Kirsten is likely to return to India, where is greatly loved, one more time for a coaching assignment.

Summary

  • Bengaluru: After playing a pivotal in Indian cricket team’s historic World Cup win in 2011 as a coach, Gary Kirsten is likely to return to India, where is greatly loved, one more time for a coaching assignment.
  • While the RCB management is yet to officially confirm the development, it is reported that the Bengaluru-based IPL side is in talks with Kirsten for a coaching role.
  • It is also learnt that Daniel Vettori, who held the post till IPL 2016, will continue his stint at RCB even if Kirsten joins the team management.
  • While the Kohli-led RCB unit marched into the finals of IPL 2016, they ended the campaign as runners-up following a defeat against David Warner-led Sunrisers Hyderabad in the final showdown.
  • Kirsten is currently coaching Hobart Hurricanes in Australia’s Big Bash League, replacing Damien Wright, who was released by the team following a disappointing BBL 2016 campaign.


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