IPL 2019: Kolkata Knight Riders unveils the support staff for upcoming season

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) on Saturday unveiled the list containing members of their support staff for the upcoming edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL).

South Africa veteran Jacques Kallis will continue as head coach of the team. He will be ably supported by former Australian cricketer Simon Katich, who has been named the assistant coach.


Apart from them, Abhishek Nayar, Omkar Salvi, Carl Crowe and Andrew Leipus have been given the roles of a mentor, bowling coach, spin bowling coach and physio respectively.

The list containing the members of the support staff was shared by KKR CEO, Venky Mysore, on his Twitter handle on Monday.

Here is the complete list:


Earlier, in the players’ auction, KKR roped in the Windies T20I captain Carlos Brathwaite for a hefty amount. They also drafted in fast bowlers like Lockie Ferguson, Harry Gurney and Anrich Nortje for the IPL 2019.

The Knight Riders already have the likes of Andre Russell, Sunil Narine and Chris Lynn, all of whom can turn out to be game changers on their days.

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