RCB did not reach the playoffs in IPL 2023
RCB parted ways with coach and team director
New Delhi. Virat Kohli’s IPL team Royal Challengers Bangalore has already started preparing for IPL 2024. It started with the change in the coaching staff of the team. RCB has removed team director Mike Hesson and coach Sanjay Bangar. RCB could not even reach the playoffs last season. Till now the team has not won the IPL title even once. The franchise is now looking for a new coach.
According to the Indian Express report, RCB has not extended the contract with Mike Hesson and Sanjay Bangar. After removing him, the franchise is looking for a new coaching staff. However, it is not clear whether RCB wants to remove the current bowling coach Adam Griffith. Hesson and Bangar had a good rapport with former team captain Virat Kohli. Both were with the franchise for 5 years. RCB is now looking for such a person as a coach, who can bring new ideas to the team looking for the first IPL title. RCB could not reach the playoffs in IPL 2023.
It is not clear whether Royal Challengers Bangalore will choose a foreigner as head coach or will bet on an Indian. Other teams have already started making changes in their coaching set-up. Recently, Lucknow Super Giants removed Andy Flower from the post of head coach. Former Australia opener Justin Langer has been appointed in his place. Langer has also been the coach of the Australian cricket team.
FIRST PUBLISHED : July 16, 2023, 19:47 IST