Ricky Ponting helped Delhi Capitals in making the playoffs in IPL 2019.© Ricky Ponting / Instagram
Ricky Ponting’s presence Delhi capitals (DC) has done an amazing job for the team. DC finished third Indian Premier League Under Ponting Tetledge (IPL) 2019 and former Australian captains have been busy with the players, preparing them for the competition starting on 19 September. Indicates that the competition for spots at XI is “heating up”, Ponting gave one of the post snaps DC practice sessions and the post as the caption “Until we start our season on Sunday, then Let’s count the days. The boys are outstanding with their training and preparation and the competition for the spot in the starting eleven is definitely hot. Exactly what you want as a coach. “
Kevin Pietersen, who has had numerous encounters with Ponting during the Ashes over the years, found the funny side of it. “Never thought you’d be a coach with a notepad!” Peterson jokingly commented.
DC will be led by Shreyas Iyer and also his choice Shikhar Dhawan, Prithvi Shaw, Rishabh Pant, Shimron Hetmyer, R Ashwin and Kagiso Rabada.
They will rely heavily on the return of Shaw and Pant, who have often found their mojo, not with young Delhi.
Pant has scored over 1000 runs for DC in the last two seasons and his IPL strike rate is 162.69. He bowled at an average of 52.61 and hit the ball at 173.60 in 2018.
India’s 2018 Under-19 World Cup winning captain Shaw scored 245 runs in just nine matches at an average of 27.22 with a strike rate of 153.12 in IPL 2018.
Delhi will play their first match against Kings XI Punjab on 20 September.
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