Bharat Arun, the former bowling coach of the Indian cricket team, has been roped in by the Indian Premier League franchise team Kolkata Knight Riders. Announcing this on Friday, the team said that Bharat has been added as the bowling coach with the team. In the new season, he will work with the team and groom the players in bowling.
Bharat started his career as a bowling coach with the Tamil Nadu home team. After this, he worked as the head bowling coach at the National Cricket Academy, Bangalore. From here he took the responsibility of the head coach of the Under-19 team and under his coaching, India’s team won this title in Australia in 2012. Bharat, who worked with Kolkata Knight Riders, was associated with the Indian team as a bowling coach from 2014 to 2021.
Speaking about Bharat, the team’s CEO Venky Mysore said, “We are very excited to have such a talent like Bharat to join the team. He will be working with the team as a bowling coach. He will share his experience in the team. And Kushal will be bringing in the coaching team. We are very happy to welcome him to the Knight Riders team.”
“A very warm welcome to Bharat Arun to the team’s coaching staff. The kind of international match experience he has and the way he works will greatly benefit the team’s coaching staff. I Very excited to be working with him. His international experience and ability will clearly add confidence to the bowling attack.”McCullum said,