It seems Kolkata Knight Riders, the IPL team of King Khan, finds their new head coach. On Thursday, the IPL team representing Kolkata appointed Chandrakant Pandit as the new head coach of the team KKR.
Chandrakant Pandit had an illustrious coaching career before his newfound position in the team KKR. Earlier, Pandit successfully led many domestic teams in India. He even coached Madhya Pradesh to win their maiden Ranji Title. On Thursday, He took the helm of KKR, replacing Brandon McCullum, who enjoyed the position before him.
The sixty years old former wicketkeeper and batsman Chandrakant Pandit will guide the team KKR in the upcoming IPL season. The former cricketer played five tests and 36 ODIs for the team India from 1986 to 1992. He has remarkable fame in coaching cricketers in the domestic circuit of India.
Welcoming the new Coach, the CEO of KKR Venky Mysore said –
“We are very excited that Chandu is joining the Knight Riders family to lead us through the next phase of our journey. His deep commitment to what he does and his track record of success in domestic cricket is there for everyone to see. We are looking forward to his partnership with our skipper Shreyas Iyer, which promises to be an exciting one.”
With an appreciable past career, Chandrakant Pandit said –
“It’s a great honour and privilege to be given this responsibility. I have heard from players and others who have been associated with the Knight Riders, about the family culture, as well as the tradition of success that has been created.”