KKR signs James Foster as fielding coach
Kolkata/IBNS: Indian Premier League side Kolkata Knight Riders have named former England wicketkeeper-batsman James Foster as their fielding coach for their upcoming season.
KKR made the announcement on Twitter on Monday.
ðŸ“£ ANNOUNCEMENTâ—— KolkataKnightRiders (@KKRiders) February 10, 2020
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The former ðŸ´ó §ó ¢ó ¥ó ®ó §ó ¿ keeper has been named #KKR's fielding coach for #IPL2020 ðŸ#KKR #KorboLorboJeetbo #Cricket @JamesFoster07 pic.twitter.com/IPiwK6yg3S
The ex-British cricketer played seven Tests, 11 ODIs and five T20Is for England from 2001 to 2009.
Foster announced his retirement in 2018 and took up coaching assignments thereafter.
This year IPL will commence from Mar 29.
Dinesh Karthik will once again lead the squad under coach Brendon McCullum's responsibility.