Former Indian cricketer and current bowling coach of Royal Challengers Bangalore, Ashish Nehra has been confirmed as new coach of RCB for new season of IPL along with Gary Kirsten.
Nehra had joined RCB last season.
“I had the privilege to join the coaching team of RCB last season and feel very passionately about the team. I want to thank the team management for considering me in a leadership position with the franchise and look forward for the successful seasons ahead,” Nehra said over his appointment as team coach.
Nehra has been a part of Indian cricket team in all formats and also played for two Cricket world cups, two Asia Cups, and three ICC Champions Trophy tournaments.
Earlier, Nehra had played for IPL teams including Mumbai Indians, Delhi Daredevils, Pune Warriors, CSK, and Sunrisers Hyderabad.
RCB Chairman Sanjeev Churiwala said Nehra and Kirsten will partner Kohli to deliver better performance of the team.
"We are very happy to have Ashish Nehra join RCB as part of the coaching leadership team. Ashish and Gary will partner the Captain to help the team deliver better performance," he said.