Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) have appointed Ryan ten Doeschate as the fielding coach for the upcoming edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL 2023). KKR also announced that it had elevated James Foster as Assistant Coach, from his role as fielding coach and that he will work very closely with Head Coach Chandrakant Pandit.
Speaking of these announcements Venky Mysore, CEO of KKR said, “ We are delighted that James Foster has taken on more responsibility in his new role as Assistant Coach and he will be a great resource for the Head Coach, Chandu Pandit, along with Abhishek Nayar, Assistant Coach, Bharat Arun, bowling coach & Omkar Salvi assistant bowling coach.”
“We are very happy to welcome Tendo back to the KKR family in his role as Fielding Coach. Tendo played an important role as a player from 2011-14 and in the two championships the KKR won in 2012 & 2014 and has been a genuine supporter of KKR all these years,” said Venky Mysore who is the CEO of KKR.
“We are delighted that James Foster has taken on more responsibility in his new role as assistant coach and he will be a great resource for the head coach, Chandu Pandit, along with Abhishek Nayar (assistant coach), Bharat Arun (bowling coach) and Omkar Salvi assistant bowling coach,” added Mysore.
Ryan ten Doeschate featured in 29 matches in the IPL, all for Kolkata Knight Riders between 2011 and 2015. In all, he has played 382 T20s, in which he scored 7597 runs, took 114 wickets and held 134 catches.
Kolkata Knight Riders Coaching Staff
Head Coach: Chandrakant Pandit
Assistant Coach: Abhishek Nayar and James Foster
Bowling Coach: Bharat Arun
Fielding Coach: Ryan Ten Doeschate
Mentor: David Hussey