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  1. Who are the coaches in IPL 2021?
  2. Who is a head IPL coach?
  3. How much do IPL Coaches get paid in 2021?
  4. Who is a batting coach in IPL?
  5. Who is a bowling coach in IPL?
  6. Who is a fielding coach in IPL?
  7. Who are the support staff in IPL?


Who are the coaches in IPL 2021?


  1. Mahela Jayawardene - Mumbai Indians
  2. Trevor Bayliss - Sunrisers Hyderabad
  3. Simon Katich - Royal Challengers Bangalore 
  4. Ricky Ponting - Delhi Capitals
  5. Stephen Fleming - Chennai Super Kings 
  6. Anil Kumble - Punjab Kings
  7. TBA - Rajasthan Royals
  8. Brendon McCullum - Kolkata Knight Riders


Who is a head IPL coach?


The head of a franchise’s coaching staff is called the head IPL coach. Every team has its particular coaching staff which is generally filled by ex-players. 


The head IPL coach is usually the most experienced one in the entire staff. The person holding the head IPL coach role not only has rich experience in playing the game but also in coaching the players. 


How much do IPL Coaches get paid in 2021?


The exact salary of the Coaches in IPL 2021 is not known yet. In IPL 2020, Royal Challengers Bangalore’s Team head coach had a salary of INR 4 crore, while Punjab Kings paid Anil Kumble the same amount. 


Stephen Fleming (Chennai Super Kings), Brendon McCullum (Kolkata Knight Riders), Ricky Ponting (Delhi Capitals), and Andrew McDonald (Rajasthan Royals) made 3.4 crores each for being the head IPL coach of their respective teams. 


Interestingly, Mumbai Indians head coach Mahela Jayawardene and Sunrisers Hyderabad head coach Trevor Bayliss reportedly earned 2.25 crore in IPL 2020.


Who is a batting coach in IPL?


The head IPL coach’s responsibility is to keep a check over the entire coaching activity in a franchise. There are three major departments in coaching, with the batting section being an important one. 

The batting coach is generally a well-established former batsman who has the patience of helping the youngsters as well. The batting coach is generally responsible for the batting performance of an IPL team. 


Who is a bowling coach in IPL?


Like the batting coach takes care of a franchise’s batting performance, the bowling coach has the responsibility of the bowling unit. Different franchises have a different viewpoint of bowling coaches. 


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Some franchises have a specialist spin-bowling coach and a fast-bowling coach for their team. On the other hand, some teams go in with only one bowling coach who takes care of both departments. 


Who is a fielding coach in IPL?


The third department that comes under coaching is fielding. The fans would have noticed how exceptional fielding could change the course of a match in IPL. 


Hence, the role of a fielding coach is quite significant in the IPL. The franchises have preferred legendary players like Jonty Rhodes for this role in the league. 


Check the IPL Schedule 2021.


Who are the support staff in IPL?


The support staff’s role is to provide assistance to the head coach and the other coaches in the backroom staff. Generally, mentors and Directors of Cricket Operations feature in the support staff. 


This staff comprises the video analysts, the auction strategists, the team doctors, the physios, and the trainers. There is also a place for special consultants, performance analysts, logistics managers, and masseurs in the support staff. A few IPL teams even have assistants for the support staff. 


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