Royal Challengers Bangalore have roped in former World Cup-winning coach, Gary Kirsten, to mentor their batting and retired veteran bowler Ashish Nehra as their bowling coach. After finishing rock bottom last season, the 2016 finalists are eye a strong comeback with an experienced staff at the helm.
Additionally, Kirsten and Nehra will also play the role of mentors for the team during the league. Daniel Vettori, Head Coach, Royal Challengers Bangalore, said, “I am excited to welcome Gary and Ashish to the coaching team for Royal Challengers Bangalore. Both of them bring a wealth of experience in cricket, which the team can learn from immensely. We look forward to an amazing season.”
Amrit Thomas, Chief Marketing Officer, Diageo India / Chairman of Royal Challengers Bangalore, said, “RCB players stand apart from the rest, for their bold and fearless outlook. We are confident that the cricketing expertise that Gary Kirsten and Ashish Nehra bring to the coaching team led by Daniel Vettori, will help the team play
RCB Coaching staff-
Daniel Vettori- Head Coach
Gary Kirsten- Mentor & Batting Coach
Ashish Nehra- Mentor & Bowling Coach
Trent Woodhill- Batting Talent Development and Analytics & Fielding Coach; Off Season (Head of Scouting)
Andrew McDonald- Bowling Talent Development and Analytics
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