Studies: Juhi Chawla’s daughter Jhanvi Mehta more likely to take cost of Kolkata Knight Riders


The KKR crew administration has seen fairly just a few modifications of late.

Preity Zinta and Jhanvi Mehta
Preity Zinta and Jhanvi Mehta. (Picture Supply: Twitter)

The Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) are set for an additional change of their administration. The KKR co-owners Jay Mehta and Juhi Chawla’s daughter Jhanvi is more likely to assume cost of the Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise. The Knights appeared to have adopted the template of the Reliance Group-owned Mumbai Indians (MI), which is run by Akash Ambani from the entrance.

As far the Dinesh Karthik-captained Knight Riders are involved, Jhanvi, who’s solely 18 years previous, has performed lively roles within the functioning of the franchise. A few years in the past, she got here into the limelight, taking part in an lively function within the IPL participant public sale. Again then, she had matched an aggressively-bidding Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) co-owner Preity Zinta bid-by-bid.

“Kids have a tendency to herald contemporary vitality. Akash’s presence within the Mumbai Indians set-up has led to some very thrilling issues taking place there. It’s the way in which ahead and time for brand spanking new concepts to seep in,” a supply was quoted as saying in The Instances of India.

Bayliss and McCullum be part of KKR

The Knights have gone by way of quite a lot of modifications within the crew administration over the previous couple of days. Jacques Kallis, who joined the crew as a participant in 2011 after which grew to become the pinnacle coach, left the franchise. Even Simon Katich bid adieu to the franchise. Trevor Bayliss, who was beforehand with Kolkata Knight Riders throughout their victorious marketing campaign in 2012 and 2014, joined the crew.

Bayliss can be the coach of the England crew, which received the 2019 World Cup, beating New Zealand within the remaining on the iconic Lord’s Cricket Floor in London. Furthermore, Bayliss was the Sri Lankan head coach from 2007 to 2011 throughout which the Lankans certified for World Cup finals twice. KKR additionally roped in former New Zealand batsman Brendon McCullum as a mentor and batting coach.

Even McCullum was with the Knights earlier than he moved to the MS Dhoni-led Chennai Tremendous Kings (CSK). The retired Black Caps cricketer has the excellence of scoring the primary century of the IPL manner again in 2008 within the inaugural match itself. KKR had a disappointing marketing campaign final time round as they completed fifth within the factors desk courtesy of six victories from 14 matches.