KKR rope in Bharat Arun as new bowling coach

Somya Kapoor

| Jan 14, 2022 9:52 AM

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Kolkata Knight Riders have roped in Bharat Arun as the bowling coach. The franchise made the announcement in a tweet that read, “We are delighted to introduce you to our new bowling coach! Welcome to the Knight Riders family, Bharat Arun.”

Arun who has been India’s bowling coach earlier expressed delight at being appointed for the role. 

"I'm very excited and looking forward to becoming part of a highly successful franchise, such as the Knight Riders," Arun said on his appointment. "I have admired the Knight Riders franchise for not only being very successful in the IPL & around the world in T20 leagues but also for the way it is very professionally run."

The KKR head coach Brendon McCullum welcomed Arun in the coaching staff. “A warm welcome to B 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,” the former New Zealand skipper said. 

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