10. Mike Hesson
Hesson joined Royal Challengers Bangalore in 2020 and did a commendable job by taking the side to the playoffs. Under him, RCB did well in IPL 2021 as well.
9. Jacques Kallis
After serving Kolkata Knight Riders as a player for four seasons, Kallis became the coach of the franchise in 2015 and did well in guiding them to playoffs thrice.
8. Daniel Vettori
Under the former New Zealand skipper, RCB made a place in the playoffs in IPL 2015 and advanced to the final next season.
7. Paddy Upton
Upton did a brilliant job during his stint with Rajasthan Royals. Under his mentorship, the team enjoyed a 13-match winning streak at home.
6. John Wright
New Zealanders seem to make successful coaches, don’t they? Wright helped Mumbai Indians clinch their maiden title in 2013.
5. Trevor Bayliss
During Bayliss’ three-year stint with Kolkata Knight Riders, the Shah Rukh Khan-owned side won the league twice in 2012 and 2014.
4. Tom Moody
Sunrisers Hyderabad is the only team to qualify for playoffs in the last five IPL season. Moody must be credited for SRH’s stellar run.
3. Ricky Ponting
Having guided Mumbai Indians to IPL 2015 title, Ponting joined Delhi Capitals (then Delhi Daredevils) in 2018, and changed their fortunes.
2. M Jayawardene
Three of Mumbai Indians’ five IPL titles have come under Mahela Jayawardene’s mentorship. This shows his caliber as a coach.
1. Stephen Fleming
Except for the 2020 season, CSK qualified for the playoffs every single season they participated. Fleming has undoubtedly played a major role in the side’s success.