Trevor Bayliss: New Head coach of Kolkata Knight Riders
The former Sri Lankan Coach Trevor Bayliss has appointed as the head coach of Kolkata Knight Riders for the season of IPL 2012. Bayliss will replace Dav Whatmore who stepped down as the head coach of KKR few days ago. 49 yeas old Trevor Bayliss will be the third coach of the Kolkata Knight Riders after John Buchanan and Dev Whatmore.
The co-owner of the Kolkata Knight Riders,Shah Rukh Khan said in a press release “We are pleased to welcome Trevor Bayliss as our head coach.” SRK added “With his rich experience, very successful track record and knowledge of the conditions in the subcontinent, we believe he is the right person to take KKR to the next level of performance.”
Bayliss said “I have followed the IPL and KKR’s performance and I am honored to become part of this team.”