IPL 2023: Chandrakant Pandit changes Brendon McCullum as KKR head train
Reported By: |Edited By: |Source: PTI|Updated: Aug 17, 2022, 06:59 PM IST
The doyen of India’s residential train Chandrakant Pandit has actually been selected Kolkata Knight Riders’ head train for the upcoming IPL period, the franchise business introduced onWednesday
Pandit changes Brendon McCullum, that is currently the head train of the England Test side.
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Pandit, one of the most popular train in the Indian residential circuit, just recently directed Madhya Pradesh to their maiden Ranji Trophy title, having actually won the championship game numerous times with Mumbai and alsoVidarbha
“We are very excited that Chandu is joining the Knight Riders family to lead us through the next phase of our journey,” KKR CEO Venky Mysore claimed in a declaration.
“His deep commitment to what he does and his track record of success in domestic cricket is there for everyone to see. We are looking forward to his partnership with our skipper Shreyas Iyer, which promises to be an exciting one,” he included.
We have a brand-new HEAD COACH!
Welcome to the Knight Riders Family, Chandrakant Pandit pic.twitter.com/Eofkz1zk6a— KolkataKnightRiders (@KKRiders) August 17, 2022
Accepting the brand-new difficulty, Pandit claimed, “I have heard from players and others who have been associated with the Knight Riders, about the family culture, as well as the tradition of success that has been created.
” I am delighted regarding the top quality of the assistance team and also the gamers that belong to the configuration and also I am anticipating this possibility with all humbleness and also favorable assumptions.”
The 60-year- old Pandit played 5 Tests and also 36 ODIs for India in between mid- ’80s to very early ’90s.
In a meeting to PTI, Pandit had actually claimed that he had as soon as had a conference with KKR’s principal proprietor Shah Rukh Khan throughout the very early years of IPL however at that time he had actually made it clear that he had not been eager to sign up with assistance team as an assistant train.