Buchanan sacked as KKR coach 17 Jun 2009, 1558 hrs IST, TIMESOFINDIA.COM New Delhi: John Buchanan on Wednesday was sacked as the head coach of Kolkata Knight Riders, according to reports. John Buchanan has failed to lift the Kolkata Knight Riders from the IPL. There were reports that he has taken up a consultancy with England. John Buchanan, who heads the franchise's cricket operations, boasts of a long coaching staff that includes chief coach Matthew Mott, trainer Adrian Le Roux, physio Andrew Leipus, assistant coach Michael Buchanan, assistant coach Brad Murphy, wicket-keeping coach Wade Seccombe, fielding coach John Deeble, bowling coach Andy Bichel and cricket manager Joydeep Mukherjee. The World Cup winning Australian coach also has his son Michael Buchanan for a post which is termed as 'strength trainer'. Source: http://cricket.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/Buchanan-sacked-as-KKR-coach/articleshow/4667007.cms Very good! After 2 editions of IPL where KKR's position was not better than 6th, serves him right.