Bharat Arun takes over as Kolkata Knight Riders bowling coach Arun, who was the bowling coach of the Indian team, has joined the IPL club after retiring. Ravi Shastri, who was part of the Indian team’s coaching staff, has not yet returned to training. (bharat arun kolkata coach)
Under Arun, who has been with the national team since 2014, the Indian pace unit has come a long way. Today, Indian bowling attack is considered as one of the strongest pace fights in world cricket. The role played by Arun in this is not retail. From 2015 to 2017, Arun was with RCB. Arun vacated the post due to a conflict of interest.
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There are reports that the venue for the 15th season of the IPL may be changed in the wake of rising Kovid cases in the country. BCCI President Sourav Ganguly has repeatedly said that the IPL will be held in India, but there are indications that it may not happen. Though India will be the first to be considered as the venue, two other countries are also being considered by the BCCI.
The BCCI considers South Africa and Sri Lanka as backup options. The BCCI is of the view that the UAE could not always be considered, even though it was partially held in the UAE last season and fully in the previous season. If held in India, all the three stadiums in Mumbai will host the IPL.
The Tata Group had yesterday signed an agreement to be the main sponsor of the IPL. IPL chairman Brijesh Patel has said that the Tata group will also be sponsoring the IPL from next season. Vivo had signed a contract worth Rs 2,200 crore for the IPL during 2018-22. However, Vivo left the 2020 season due to political issues with China. Instead Dream XI was the sponsor. Vivo was back last year. Vivo has decided to withdraw from this year’s contract.
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