Katich replaces Helmot as Trinbago Knight Riders head coach

first_imgTRINBAGO Knight Riders (TKR) management announced yesterday that former Australian Test player Simon Katich has been appointed head coach for the forthcoming Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) campaign.Katich replaces Simon Helmot, who has accepted a long-term role as the head coach of the Bangladesh High Performance Programme.Helmot was with the Trinidad & Tobago franchise for three years during which they won the Hero CPL championship in 2015.“I would like to sincerely thank the entire TKR family for all the support during my three years with the franchise,” he said.TKR management thanked Simon Helmot for his contribution and welcomed Simon Katich.Simon Katich was an outstanding international player for Australia and has had different coaching assignments. Among these is his current role as assistant coach of Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in the IPL.“It’s an exciting opportunity to coach a successful franchise like TKR in the Hero CPL and also great to extend the association with the Knight Riders Family from KKR to TKR,” he said. (Sportsmax)last_img