New Delhi: Former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram is learnt to have thrown his hat in the ring as the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) will hold a meeting to select a new coach for the next season.
Akram confirmed that he has been approached by the Kolkata Knight Riders management for the coach's job. Akram will be interviewed on Saturday along with John Wright for the KKR coach job.
Sources also revealed that the good rapport between Akram and KKR captain Sourav Ganguly may well seal the deal for him.
Meanwhile, KKR management has already interviewed three former cricketers for the coach's post.
The Knight Riders management is expected to take a cautious approach to select John Buchanan's replacement.