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RCB rope in Hesson & Katich for IPL 2020, sack Kirsten and Nehra

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The Virat Kohli-led Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) have appointed the former Kings XI Punjab coach Mike Hesson as the Director of Cricket Operations while former Australia batsman Simon Katich has been named as the Head Coach for the upcoming season, the franchise confirmed on Friday.
The RCB team also announced that they have parted ways with Gary Kirsten and coach Ashish Nehra.
"RCB's purpose is to be the most trusted, respected and best performing T20 Franchise and hence our constant endeavour is to create a culture of excellence and high performance for every member of the team. To deliver this ambition we are very happy to announce the appointment of Mike Hesson and Simon Katich. We believe that Mike's extensive experience in building strong teams along with Simon's powerful cricket experience will help us create a winning culture," said Sanjeev Churiwala, Chairman of Royal Challengers Bangalore.

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