IPL Team Coach and Support Staff Analysis

IPL Team Coach and Support Staff For 2024

Anxiety about the Indian Premier League 2024 season is mounting, as fans anxiously anticipate its debut. Amidst all this anticipation lies one key aspect that often gets overlooked: choosing head coaches and support staff for each team’s setup for this year. In this comprehensive analysis we investigate these strategies and dynamics so you don’t miss a thing during IPL 2024 season.

All IPL Team Coach and Support Staffs

Building the ideal team in IPL requires more than just selecting players; managers also must ensure their squads have support staff that can enhance performance during the tournament. Each team has spent significant amounts to select a coach that will train and steer their side for maximum effectiveness during this event. We take a look at all IPL team coaches during this tournament.

TeamHead Coach
Chennai Super KingsStephen Fleming
Delhi CapitalsRicky Ponting
Gujarat TitansAshish Nehra
Kolkata Knight RidersChandrakant Pandit
Lucknow Super GiantsJustin Langer
Mumbai IndiansMark Boucher
Punjab KingsTrevor Bayliss
Rajasthan RoyalsKumar Sangakkara
Royal Challengers BangaloreAndy Flower
Sunrisers HyderabadDaniel Vettori

1. Chennai Super Kings (CSK)

CSK Team Coach: Stephen Fleming.

Chennai Super Kings Support Staff:

  • Michael Hussey (Batting Coach)
  • Dwayne Bravo (Bowling Coach)
  • Eric Simons (Bowling Consultant)
  • Rajiv Kumar (Fielding Coach of Chennai Super Kings)
  • Tommy Simsek (Physio)
  • Greg King (Physical Trainer)
  • Russell Radhakrishnan (Team Manager)
  • Dr. Madhu Thottappillil (Team Doctor)
  • Lakshmi Narayanan (High Performance Analyst)
  • Khalil Khan (Team Masseur)
  • Sanjay Natrajan (Logistics Manager)

After becoming as CSK coach, Stephen Fleming’s strategic brilliance has made them to win multiple trophies. They are one of the best team as they have won five trophies in the tournament so far. Also, CSK support staff are fantastic as they provide the players with much needed support on and off the field which makes them superior.

Stephen Fleming CSK has two match winning players along with him. They are Dwayne Bravo as bowling coach of CSK and Michael Hussey Chennai Super Kings coach for batting. This combo has won them multiple trophies and they would like to continue the same in the upcoming seasons.

2. Delhi Capitals (DC)

Delhi Capitals Coach: Ricky Ponting.

Delhi Capitals Support Staff:

  • Biju George (Fielding Coach)
  • Deep Tomar (Assistant Physio)
  • Dr. Abhijit Salvi (Team Doctor)
  • James Hopes (Bowling Coach of DC)
  • Patrick Fahart (Physio)
  • Pravin Amre (Assistant Coach of Delhi Capitals)
  • Sriram Somayajula (Analyst)
  • Wayne Lombard (Asst. Strength And Conditioning Coach)
  • Vivek Ramakrishna (Strength and Conditioning Coach)
  • Y Gnaneswara Rao (Assistant Fielding Coach)

DC coach Ricky Ponting have taken the team to success path by setting themself as an ambitious goal and they have an experienced support staff that represents their commitment to player development and team dynamics.

3. Gujarat Titans (GT)

Gujarat Titans Coach: Ashish Nehra.

Gujarat Titans Support Staff:

  • Gary Kirsten (Batting Coach)
  • Aashish Kapoor (Assistant Coach of GT)
  • Mithun Manhas (Assistant Coach)
  • Narender Negi (Assistant Coaches)
  • Naeem Amin (Assistant Coach)
  • Sachin Rana (Strength and Conditioning Coach)
  • Ramadoss Naresh (Strength and Conditioning Coach)
  • Sandeep Raju (Performance Analyst)
  • Rohit Sawalkar (Lead Physio)
  • Gaurav Sharma (Physio)
  • Satyajit Parab (Team Manager)
  • Dhaval Shah (Asst. Logistics Manager)
  • Rahul Kumar Satyajit (Lead Masseur)
  • Manish Sharma (Masseur)
  • Ashok Sadh (Throw-Down Specialist)
  • Rizwan Khan (Team Doctor)

Ashish Nehra was appointed as coach of Gujarat Titans from their inaugural season. After becoming as GT coach Ashish Nehra brought his strategical moves in taking his team to victory in IPL 2022 and ended up as runner up in IPL 2023. GT team coach Nehra had more experienced and knowledgeable GT support staff which made them to reach finals twice in two tournaments.

4. Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR)

Kolkata Knight Riders Coach: Chandrakant Pandit.

Kolkata Knight Riders Support Staff:

  • Gautam Gambhir (Mentor)
  • Abhishek Nayar (Assistant Coach of Kolkata Knight Riders)
  • AR Srikkanth (Talent Scouting & Player Acquisitions)
  • Bharat Arun (Bowling Coach)
  • Chris Donaldson (Strength and Conditioning Coach)
  • James Foster (Assistant Coaches)
  • Omkar Salvi (Assistance Bowling Coach of KKR)
  • Ryan ten Doeschate (Fielding Coach)
  • Wayne Bentley (Team Manager)
  • Abhishek Sawant (Assistant Physio)
  • Dr. Srikanth Narayanaswamy (Team Doctor)
  • Nathan Leamon (Team Analyst)
  • Prasanth Panchada (Head Physiotherapist)
  • Sagar V (Asst. Strength And Conditioning Coach)

KKR team coach Chandrakant Pandit will lead their coaching staff and reflect their dedication to player development through holistic approaches. KKR coach for fielding and bowling will be Ryan ten Doeschate and Bharat Arun. KKR support staff has one of the best mentor for IPL 2024 as their prime player Gautham Gambhir joined them. Under Gambhir’s mentorship they would like to increase the count of the trophy they have.

5. Lucknow Super Giants (LSG)

Lucknow Super Giants Coach: Justin Langer.

LSG Support Staff:

  • Sridharan Sriram (Assistant Coach)
  • Morne Morkel (Bowling Coach)
  • Jonty Rhodes (Fielding Coach)
  • Warren Andrews (Strength and Conditioning Coach)
  • Sanjeevan Singh (Wellness Coach of LSG)
  • Pravin Tambe (Spin Bowling Coach)
  • Dr. Nelson Pinto (Team Doctor)
  • Vaibhav Daga (Consultant – Sports Physiotherapy and Medicine)
  • Shravan Kumbagowdana (Assistant Physiotherapist)
  • Soumyadeep Pyne (Team Manager)
  • Srinivas C (Performance Analyst)
  • Dhawal Parab (Logistics Manager)
  • Khaleel Shariff (Throw-down Specialist)
  • Prabhakar B (Throw-down Specialist)
  • Manoj Singh (Throw Down Resource)
  • Nandan Maji (Masseur)
  • Sachin Gaur (Masseur)
  • Rajesh Pandhidhar (Masseur & Baggage Mgmt)

LSG team coach Justin Langer has Morne Morkel and Pravin Tambe two best bowlers for fast bowling and spin bowling department. Sridharan Sriram former cricketer and Indian cricket coach has joined LSG coaches to provide much needed support to reach finals after failing twice eliminator. Jonty Rhodes joins as fielding coach of Lucknow Super Giants.

6. Mumbai Indians (MI)

Mumbai Indians Coach: Mark Boucher.

Mumbai Indians Support Staff:

  • Kieron Pollard (Batting Coach)
  • Lasith Malinga (Bowling Coach)
  • James Pamment (Fielding Coach of Mumbai Indians)
  • Jagadeesh Arun Kumar (Assistant Batting Coach)
  • Paul Chapman (Strength and Conditioning Coach of MI)
  • Ben Langley (Head Sports Science & Medicine)
  • Prashant Jangam (Team Manager)
  • Dhananjai CKM (Data Performance Manager)
  • Amit Shah (Sports Massage Therapist)
  • Craig Govender (Physio)
  • Amit Dubey (Assistant Physiotherapist)
  • Pratik Kadam (Asst. Strength and Conditioning Coach)
  • Nagendra Prasad (Asst. Strength and Conditioning Coach)
  • Vijay Kushwaha (Assistant Sports Massage Therapist)
  • Mayur Satpute (Assistant Sports Massage Therapist)
  • Varun Lakshmi Narasimhan (Performance Analyst)
  • Kinita Kadakia Patel (Nutritionist)

Mumbai Indians (MI), five-time IPL Champions, has given Mark Boucher the responsibility of leading their coaching unit. MI support staff has lot of past match winners who can help the players to extend their dominance in the IPL. Kieron Pollard and Lasith Malinga will be the MI coach for batting and bowling.

7. Punjab Kings (PBKS)

Punjab Kings Coach: Trevor Bayliss.

Punjab Kings Support Staff:

  • Sanjay Bangar (Head Of Cricket Development)
  • Brad Haddin (Assistant Coach of Punjab Kings)
  • Ashish Tuli (General Manager – Cricket Operations)
  • Charl Langeveldt (Fast Bowling Coach)
  • Sunil Joshi (Spin Bowling Coach)
  • Trevor Gonsalves (Fielding Coach)
  • Abhijit Kar (Assistant Physio)
  • Vikram Hastir (Team Manager & Scout)
  • Andrew Leipus (Physio)
  • Adrian Le Roux (Strength And Conditioning Coach of PBKS)
  • Naresh Kumar (Masseur)
  • Arun Kumar (Assistant Masseur)
  • Manoj Kumar (Yoga Teacher)
  • Prince Kumar (Side Arm Thrower)
  • Durjay Bera (Throw-Down Specialist)
  • Vishwajeet Singh (Throw-Down Specialist)
  • Pushpasar Kumar (Manager Logistics And Cricket Operation)

Under PBKS coach Trevor Bayliss, Punjab Kings place emphasis on creating an equitable coaching team. Charl Langeveldt, Brad Haddin, Trevor Gonsalves and Adrian Le Roux has best coaching list with whom PBKS can win multiple matches in IPL 2024.

8. Rajasthan Royals (RR)

Rajasthan Royals Coach: Kumar Sangakkara.

Rajasthan Royals Support Staff:

  • Romi Bhinder (Team manager)
  • Zubin Bharucha (Strategy Development and Performance Director)
  • Trevor Penney (Assistant coach)
  • Lisa Keightley (Tactical performance coach of Rajasthan Royals)
  • Siddhartha Lahiri (Support coach of RR)
  • Richard das Neves (Spin bowling and strategy coach)
  • Shane Bond (Fast bowling coach)
  • Dishant Yagnik (Fielding coach)
  • John Gloster (Head physio)

RR coach Kumar Sangakkara have entrusted, supported by influential owners. They have Dishant Yagnik as their fielding coach for IPL 2024. Along with him they have Shane Bond New Zealand legendary fast bowler and Richard das Neves as their spinning coach.

9. Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB)

Royal Challengers Bangalore Coach: Andy Flower.

RCB Support Staff:

  • Mo Bobat (RCB’s Director of Cricket)
  • Adam Griffith (RCB Coach for Bowling)
  • Malolan Rangarajan (Head Of Scouting And Fielding Coach of RCB)
  • Basu Shanker (Strength And Conditioning Coach of Royal Challengers Bangalore)
  • Evan Speechly (Team Physio)
  • Navnita Gautam (Sports Massage Therapist)
  • Rajesh Menon (Vice President And Head)
  • Nikhil Sosale (Head Of Marketing & Revenue)
  • Ajith Ramamurthy (Head Of Content And Digital)
  • Ramesh Mane (Masseur And Caretaker)
  • Mangesh (Masseur)
  • Freddie Wilde (Team Analyst)
  • James Bell (Team Analyst)

Royal Challengers Bangalore coaches has a list of match winners like Adam Griffith, Basu Shanker and Malolan Rangarajan. RCB head coach Andy Flower has one of the best team of IPL 2024 so that can win their first tournament.

10. Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH)

Sunrisers Hyderabad Coach: Daniel Vettori.

Sunrisers Hyderabad Support Staff:

  • Srinath Bhashyam (General manager)
  • Vijay Kumar (Team manager)
  • Daniel Vettori (Head coach)
  • Simon Helmot (Assistant coach)
  • Hemang Badani (Batting coach)
  • Muttiah Muralitharan (Spin-bowling and strategic coach)
  • Dale Steyn (Fast bowling coach of SRH)
  • Ryan Cook (Fielding coach of SunRisers Hyderabad)
  • Gaurav Sundararaman (Performance Analyst)
  • Theo Kapakoulakis (Physio)
  • Mario Villavarayan (Physical trainer)

Daniel Vettori, the legendary cricketer, takes charge as SRH coach. SRH coaching unit has South African pace bowler Dale Steyn and Indian legendary player Hemang Badani as their bowling and batting coach.


As the Indian Premier League 2024 season progresses, we will closely observe how coaching maestros and support staff affect each team’s strategic choices and commitment to excellence, player development and winning this coveted trophy will set its course. Be ready for an unpredictable journey where every decision by these coaching maestros could hold championship hopes!

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