Donaldson represented New Zealand within the 1996 and 2000 Olympics, apart from competing within the 1998 and 2006 Commonwealth Games.
He was a part of the 4x100m relay staff that also holds the nationwide report and post-retirement, he oversaw the Black Caps for eight years.
Donaldson is ensuring all of the KKR gamers stay in form by offering them his particular “bedroom-workout routine” suggestions by group video calls.
“I can’t ask the players to do what I can’t do, right? So while I can’t do the exercises as well as them, I certainly try to put in an effort,” KKR head coach Brendon McCullum stated on their official web site on Monday (August 24).
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“I’ve also heard that the shirts this year – practice shirts and coach’s shirts – are going to be very, very tight. So, I need to make sure that I am not too fat as we get into the season,” the previous New Zealand skipper quipped.
He stated he is having fun with each little bit of his coaching.
“The guys are actually attending to know him. There have been some unbelievable exercises he has given everybody to do. They are laborious, and if you have not labored out for some time, you may’t do it.
“Sore our bodies for a few days…But it is wonderful and really, very useful for all of the boys on this time of staying indoors.”
KKR bowling coach Kyle Mills had an identical view about Donaldson’s drills.
“You spend quite a lot of time attempting to catch him and also you by no means will. He is an incredible individual and he’s an absolute skilled. I believe it is going to be an enormous feather in our cap to have him on board.”
The event will get underway on September 19.
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