Former New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum named KKR head coach
Former New Zealand batsman Brendon McCullum has been named head coach of Kolkata Knight Riders in the Indian Premier League. McCullum who announced his retirement earlier this month from cricket after the GT20 tournament in Canada, played for KKR in 2008-10 and 2012-13.
Brendon McCullum is set to take over as head coach at Kolkata Knight Riders for the upcoming IPL, to go with his appointment as the head coach of Trinbago Knight Riders in CPL, TKR which also owned by the same group.
“It’s a great honour to take on this responsibility,” Brendon McCullum said. “The Knight Rider franchises in IPL and CPL have become iconic and have set the standard in franchise cricket. We have fantastic squads in both KKR and TKR and I, along with the support staff will be looking to build on the success both franchises have enjoyed.”