Andy Flower has been appointed as the head coach of Royal Challengers Bangalore for the upcoming Indian Premier League season. RCB shared the news on their social media accounts on Friday.
In addition, the Bengaluru-based team expressed their gratitude towards Director of Cricket, Mike Hesson, and the departing head coach, Sanjay Bangar, for their valuable contributions to Royal Challengers Bangalore.
As part of their internal review conducted after the previous season, RCB officially announced that they will not be renewing the contracts of Mike Hesson and Sanjay Bangar.
“I am really proud to be joining RCB. I’m truly honoured to represent a franchise of their size, reputation and standing. RCB have an unrivalled fan following and I can’t wait to fully experience the atmosphere in the Chinnaswamy next season,” Flower said after being appointed as RCB head coach.
“I recognise the work put in by Mike Hesson and Sanjay Bangar, who are two coaches I respect, and I look forward to the challenge of taking RCB to new heights. I’m particularly excited to be reunited with Faf. We have worked very well together in the past and I look forward to forging our partnership and relationship into something bigger and better,” he added.
“We have an exciting roster of players to work with, and I recognise and will relish both the amazing opportunity with RCB but also the responsibility that comes with the role. It is a great challenge, and I can’t wait to get started.”, he further added.
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