KKR appoints Bharat Arun as a bowling coach in the upcoming IPL season 2022


KKR announced on Friday that Bharat Arun will be performing the role of a bowling coach for the IPL franchise KKR in the upcoming season 2022 while Arun represented the team India in Test and ODI formats.

IPL Franchise Kolkata Knight Riders announced on Friday that Bharat Arun would be playing the role of a bowling coach for the KKR in the upcoming IPL season 2022. Bharat Arun was part of the coaching staff of the India national team since 2014 and played a key role in helping team India scale new heights. He played for India in Tests and ODIs and was an efficient domestic player for Tamil Nadu. 

“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,”

KKR head coach Brendon McCullum said in a statement as per KKR release.

“His experience at the international level and the ability to give confidence and clarity to our bowling group will be important, as we attempt to quickly align a new group of players to the values and style of play for KKR,”

he added.

Bharat Arun started his coaching career with Tamil Nadu and later turned the chief bowling coach at the National Cricket Academy in Bangalore. He was head coach of the team India who won the under-19 World Cup title in 2019, in Australia.

“I’m very excited and looking forward to becoming part of a highly successful franchise, such as the Knight Riders. 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,”

said Bharat Arun.

During his appointment, Venky Mysore, CEO, and 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.”