Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) announced the appointment of former India pacer Laxmipathy Balaji as its bowling coach. Balaji, who was an integral part of Kolkata Knight Rider's, bowling line up from 2011 to 2013, also contributed to the team's victorious campaign in 2012.
Venky Mysore, CEO & MD of KKR said "It's great to welcome Bala back to the KKR family. He was an integral part of KKR from 2011-13 and played a key role in helping KKR win the championship in 2012."
Balaji as a new bowling coach said, "I had thoroughly enjoyed my stint as a player for KKR and I am delighted to be back to the franchise that I have admired."