“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,” mentioned Arun on his new teaching function.
Arun was the bowling coach of the India males’s cricket crew since 2014 and performed a key function in growing the tempo assault to world-class ranges until his tenure got here to an finish in November 2021 alongside head coach Ravi Shastri and fielding coach R Sridhar.
“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. His experience at 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,” mentioned head coach Brendon McCullum.
After his enjoying days have been over, Arun began his teaching profession with the Tamil Nadu home crew and have become the chief bowling coach on the National Cricket Academy (NCA) in Bangalore. He was the pinnacle coach of the India Under-19 crew after they gained the U19 World Cup in 2012 in Australia earlier than shifting into the bowling coach function for the senior males’s facet.
“We are very excited to have someone of the calibre 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,” mentioned Venky Mysore, CEO & MD of the franchise.