Former South Africa cricketer Jacques Kallis is happy to return to his second home Kolkata before the start of Indian Premier League 2019. Kallis is the coach of Kolkata Knight Riders and was appointed by the side in October 2015.
Jacques took to his official Twitter account to announce the news to his fans. Kallis wrote, “Good to be back at my second home in Kolkata. @KKRiders Wow this last year has gone quickly. Looking forward to many memories that will be created again this IPL.”
Good to be back at my second home in Kolkata. @KKRiders Wow this last year has gone quickly. Looking forward to many memories that will be created again this IPL— Jacques Kallis (@jacqueskallis75) March 16, 2019
The dates for 2019 edition of Indian Premier League has been announced by the organisers. Defending champions Chennai Super Kings will play Virat Kohli-led Royal Challengers Bangalore in the opener on March 23 in Chennai’s Chepauk Stadium.
However, the dates announced are only for first seventeen matches, where each team will play a minimum of 4 matches each while Delhi and Bangalore will play five matches. Every team will play two away and two home matches with Delhi playing three home matches and Bangalore playing three away games.
KKR squad for 2019: Dinesh Karthik (C), Carlos Brathwaite, Sunil Narine, Harry Gurney, Kuldeep Yadav, Shivam Mavi, Shrikant Mundhe, Andre Russell, Lockie Ferguson, Piyush Chawla, Shubman Gill, Prasidh Krishna, Nitish Rana, Chris Lynn, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Rinku Singh, Robin Uthappa, Anrich Nortje, Joe Denly, Prithvi Raj