Abhishek Nayar named coach of KKR Academy

By: PTI |
Published: July 11, 2018 9:05:09 pm

Abhishek Nayar had played for Mumbai Indians earlier. (Source: Express Archive)

Seasoned Mumbai all-rounder Abhishek Nayar has been appointed as the lead coach and mentor of the KKR Academy by Indian Premier League franchise Kolkata Knight Riders.

The KKR on Wednesday announced the launch of ‘KKR Academy’, which is an initiative to provide off-season training facilities and coaching to the players in the squad.

KKR CEO and MD Venky Mysore announced Nayar’s appointment through a media release. “Abhishek’s credentials as a cricketer and his deep desire and passion to help cricketers become better is very
well known. We felt that he’s ideally suited to lead this initiative,” Mysore said.

Nayar, who has played 99 first class games for Mumbai, had told PTI on on Tuesday…

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