McCullum has played for KKR between 2008-10 and again between 2012-13 © Getty
Brendon McCullumhas been appointed as the top coach of Kolkata Knight Riders. This follows the exit of Jacques Kallis, who had served in that ability since October 2015.
McCullum had two stints as a participant with KKR in the Indian Premier League, between 2008 and 2010 and on the alternative hand for the 2012-13 seasons. His affiliation with the franchise goes past as effectively, having played for Trinbago Knight Riders in the Caribbean Premier League.
“It’s miles a large honour to accept as true with interaction on this responsibility,” mentioned McCullum, who no longer too lengthy ago launched his retirement as a participant. The Knight Rider franchises in IPL & CPL accept as true with turn into iconic and accept as true with reputation the favorite in franchise cricket. We accept as true with got astonishing squads in both KKR & TKR and I along with the give a choose to team will likely be seeking to set on the successes both franchises accept as true with loved,” he added.
KKR accept as true with also severed ties with Simon Katich who modified into once the assistant coach nonetheless a replacement for him is but to be named.