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IPL 2024: Kolkata Knight Riders head coach & support staff for upcoming edition

IPL 2024: Kolkata Knight Riders head coach & support staff for upcoming edition

From John Buchanan to Brendon McCullum, check out the list of Kolkata Knight Riders head coach in IPL history.

Former IPL champs, Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) will be looking to claim their third trophy in the upcoming season of the Indian Premier League. Legendary Indian domestic coach Chadrakant Pandit will continue to serve as Kolkata Knight Riders’ head coach in IPL 2024.

The Men in Purple and Gold have also named Gautam Gambhir as their mentor for the upcoming edition. Gambhir, who led the Knight Riders to title triumphs in 2012 and 2014, served as a mentor of the Lucknow Super Giants during the 2022 and 2023 season but he is now back with KKR.

Kolkata Knight Riders head coach & support staff

NameRole
Gautam GambhirMentor
Head CoachChandrakant Pandit
Jamer FosterAssistant coach
Abhishek NayarAssistant coach
Chris DonaldsonStrength and conditioning coach
AR SrikkanthPerformance Analyst

KKR head coach over the years

Chandrakant Pandit is the sixth head coach of KKR in IPL so far. Former Australian coach John Buchanan was the first KKR head coach in the IPL. After him, the likes of Dav Whatmore, Trevor Bayliss and Brendon McCullum have also held the post. As stated above, Chandrakant Pandit is currently the KKR head coach in IPL.

NameEdition
John Buchanan2008-2009
Dav Whatmore2010-2011
Trevor Bayliss2012-2015
Jacques Kallis2016-2019
Brendon McCullum2020-2022
Chandrakant Pandit2023-Present
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