Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) has appointed to Bharat Arun as bowling coach, he is a former Indian allrounder cricketer. Arun were Right-handed medium pacer. Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) made the announcement on 14th January Friday. Bharat Arun takes over from former New Zealand pacer Kyle Mills.
Until recently, Bharat Arun was the bowling coach of the Indian national team since 2014 and he played a major role for Team India. As a player, he represented India in test matches and ODIs and Bharat Arun was a very successful player in domestic tournament for Tamil Nadu.
Bharat Arun has started his coaching career in his domestic team Tamil Nadu. He has been the chief bowling coach at the National Cricket Academy in Bangalore. Then he took over as head coach of the India Under-19 team, and during his coaching India won the Under19 World Cup 2012 in Australia.
KKR CEO Venky Mysore Said
Announcement of Bharat Arun appointment.
“We are very excited to have someone of the caliber 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.”
Head Coach Brendon McCullum said
“A warm welcome to Bharat Arun to the KKR coaching staff. With a strong and successful pedigree in the international game, I’m sure Arun will complement the current staff we have and I look forward to working with him. His experience at international level and the ability to give confidence and clarity to our bowling group will be important, as we attempt to quickly align a new group of players to the values and style of play for KKR”.