IPL 2020: Are you aware of the administration and support staff of all sides? If not, have a look here
The 13th edition of the IPL would see Mumbai Indians as the four-time defending champions. Chennai Super Kings are the only side to have successfully defended it, in 2011.
The gainful Indian Premier League (IPL) is all set to kick-start from Saturday. While the core team and staff of most of the franchise remain the same, they did undergo some change ahead of the fresh new season.
From the trading window to the auctions, the franchisees have somewhat shuffled their squad for a better chance at the title. Nonetheless, among all, the administration and support staff, too, would play an equally important role, as we take a look at the same of all the sides.
Chennai Super Kings (CSK): Owner- N Srinivasan, Rupa Gurunath, Gurunath Meiyappan (India Cements); CEO- Kasinath Viswanathan; Team manager- Russell Radhakrishnan; Brand ambassador- Vijay, Nayanthara, Laxmi Rai; Head Coach- Stephen Fleming, Batting Coach- Michael Hussey, Bowling Coach- Lakshmipathy Balaji, Bowling Consultant- Eric Simons, Fielding Coach- Rajiv Kumar, Throwdown Specialist- Narasimhan V, Physio- Tommy Simsek, Physical Trainer- Greg King, High-Performance analyst- Lakshmi Narayanan; Team Doctor- Madhu Thottappillil.
Delhi Capitals (DC): Owner- Kiran Kumar Grandhi (GMR Group), Parth Jindal (JSW Group); CEO- Dhiraj Malhotra; Head Coach- Ricky Ponting, Assistant Coach- Mohammad Kaif; Spin Bowling Coach- Samuel Badree; Fast Bowling Coach- Ryan Harris; Head of Scouting- Vijay Dahiya; Physiotherapist- Patrick Farhat; Assistant Physiotherapist- Dhananjay Kaushik; Strength and conditioning coach - Rajinikanth Sivagnanam; Analyst- Sriram Somayajula.
Kings XI Punjab (KXIP): Owner- Mohit Burman (Dabur), Ness Wadia (Wadia Group), Priety Zinta (PZNZ Media), Karan Paul (Apeejay Surrendra Group); CEO- Satish Menon; Team manager- Avinash Vaidya; Brand ambassador- Priety Zinta; Director of cricket operations and head coach- Anil Kumble; Assistant Coach- Andy Flower; Batting Coach- Wasim Jaffer; Bowling Coach- Charl Langeveldt; Team Physio- Andrew Leipus; Fielding Coach- Jonty Rhodes; Assistant Physiotherapist- Abhijit Kar; Trainer- Adrian Le Roux; Assistant Trainer- Prabhakar B; Masseur- Naresh Kumar.
Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR): Owner- Shah Rukh Khan (Red Chillies Entertainment), Jay Mehta, Juhi Chawla (Mehta Group); CEO- Venky Mysore; Team Manager- Abhishek Singh; Head Coach- Brendon McCullum, Assistant Coach- Abhishek Nayar; Spin Bowling Coach- Carl Crowe; Mentor- David Hussey, Fast Bowling Coach- Kyle Mills; Assistant Bowling Coach- Omkar Salvi; Fielding Coach- James Foster; Physiotherapist- Kamlesh Jain; Strength and conditioning coach- Chris Donaldson; Video and Data Analyst- AR Srikkanth.
Mumbai Indians (MI): Owner: Nita Ambani, Akash Ambani, Isha Ambani (Reliance Industries); CEO: Prakash Iyer; Team manager: Rahul Sanghvi; Director of Cricket- Zaheer Khan; Head Coach- Mahela Jayawardene; Batting Coach- Robin Singh; Batting Mentor- Sachin Tendulkar; Bowling Coach- Shane Bond; Fielding Coach- James Pamment; Talent Scouts- John Wright, Kiran More, TA Shekhar, Pravin Amre, Abey Kuruvilla; Physiotherapist- Nitin Patel; Assistant Physiotherapist- Ashutosh Nimse; Strength and conditioning coach- Paul Chapman; Assistant Trainer- Pratik Kadam; Assistant Trainer- Nagendra Prasad, Video Analyst- L Varun; Nutritionist- Kinita Kadakia Patel.
Rajasthan Royals (RR): Owner- Amisha Hathiramani (Tresco International Ltd), Manoj Badale (Emerging Media [IPL] Ltd), Lachlan Murdoch (Blue Water Estate Ltd), Ryan Tkalcevic (Kuki Investments Ltd), Shane Warne (Spinners); COO- Jake Lush McCrum; Brand ambassador and Mentor- Shane Warne; Director of Cricket- Zubin Barucha; Head Coach- Andrew McDonald; Batting Coach- Amol Muzumdar; Spin Bowling Coach- Sairaj Bahutule; Fast Bowling Coach- Rob Cassell; Spin consultant and operations executive- Ish Sodhi; Fielding Coach- Dishant Yagnik; Fast Bowling Consultant- Steffan Jones, Youth development coach- Lisa Sthalekar; Physiotherapist- John Gloster; Assistant Physiotherapist- Niranjan Pandit; Strength and conditioning coach- Paddy Upton.
Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB): Owner- Anand Kripalu (United Spirits Limited); CEO- Sanjeev Churiwala; Team manager- Soumyadeep Pyne; Brand ambassador- Kiccha Sudeep; Director of Cricket Operations- Mike Hesson; Head Coach- Simon Katich; Batting and Spin Bowling Coach- Sridharan Singh; Fast Bowling Coach- Adam Griffith; Head of Scouting- Malolan Rangarajan; Left-arm flicker- Gabriel Ben Kurian; Right-arm flicker- Dinesh Puttepu, Strength and conditioning coach- Basu Shanker; Head physiotherapist- Evan Speechly; Assistant Physiotherapist- Dhananjay Kaushik; Sports Massage Therapist- Navnita Gautam, Ramesh Mane; Analyst- Sports Mechanics; Team doctor- Dr Charles Minz; Psychologist- Dr Chaitanya Sridhar.
Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH): Owner- Kalanithi Maran (Sun Network); CEO- K Shanmughan; Head Coach- Trevor Bayliss; Assistant Coach- Brad Haddin; Bowling Coach- Muttiah Muralitharan; Fielding Coach- Biju George; Mentor- VVS Laxman; Physiotherapist- Theo Kapakoulakis; Physical Trainer- Mario Villavarayan; Performance Analyst- Shrinivaas Chandrasekaran.