The Daily Star – Bangladesh – Former New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum was Thursday appointed head coach of Kolkata Knight Riders in the Indian Premier League.

Summary

  • Former New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum was Thursday appointed head coach of Kolkata Knight Riders in the Indian Premier League.
  • “Brendon has been an integral part of the Knight Riders family for a long time,” (KKR) chief executive Venky Mysore said in a statement.
  • “His leadership qualities, honesty, positive and aggressive style, combined with his natural ability to bring the best out of the teams he has been part of makes him ideally suited to lead KKR and TKR (Trinbago Knight Riders) as a head coach.”
  • McCullum was part of the TKR squad from 2016-18.
  • McCullum was also part of the 2012 KKR squad that won the lucrative IPL championship.


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