Former India bowling coach Bharat Arun has been hired by Kolkata Knight Riders as their bowling coach. KKR made the announcement.
The announcement was made on Friday, 14/01/2022.
Until recently, Bharat Arun was the bowling coach of the Indian national team since 2014 and played a key role in helping TeamIndia scale new heights.
As a player, he represented India in Tests and ODIs and was a very successful domestic player for Tamil Nadu.
Arun started his coaching career with the Tamil Nadu domestic team and became the chief bowling coach at the National Cricket Academy in Bangalore.
He then took over as head coach of the India Under-19 squad, and under him, India won the U19 World Cup in 2012, in Australia.
Making the announcement of his appointment, Venky Mysore, CEO & MD of KKR said, "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.”