MLC 2023

Narine named captain of LA Knight Riders

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Narine has won two titles with KKR in the IPL.
Narine has won two titles with KKR in the IPL. © BCCI

Sunil Narine has been handed captaincy of the Los Angeles Knight Riders (LAKR) ahead of the inaugural season of the Major League Cricket. Narine represents parent franchise Kolkata Knight Riders in the IPL, with whom he has won two titles.

The LAKR squad is made up of a strong set of international players - Narine, Andre Russell, Jason Roy, Lockie Ferguson, Rilee Rossouw, Martin Guptill, Adam Zampa, Spencer Johnson along with the domestic USA players - Ali Khan, Unmukt Chand, Ali Sheikh, Bhaskar Yadram, Corne Dry, Jaskaran Malhotra, Nitish Kumar, Saif Badar, Shadley Van Schalkwyk and Gajanand Singh.

Narine will be assisted by a coaching staff that includes Phil Simmons (head coach), Ryan ten Doeschate (assistant coach) and Bharat Arun (bowling coach).




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