Delhi Capital (DC) coach Ricky Ponting is all praises for the crew’s opening batter- Prithvi Shaw and has mentioned that his sport reminds him of his good previous days. Shaw has began off nicely within the IPL 2022 and has gone to attain two half-centuries within the earlier two video games. He has been part of DC since 2018 and was retained by the franchise earlier than the mega public sale this yr.
Ponting has labored on Shaw personally throughout his time with the crew and has all the time praised him for his abilities. Talking of simply that, he revealed that he needs to take care of Shaw personally, in a manner that the teen is able to play for India in over 100 Take a look at matches.
“If I take a look at Prithvi’s play, he has bought each bit as a lot expertise as I had, if no more, and I would like to have the ability to flip him right into a participant that performs over 100 Take a look at matches for India and represents his nation as a lot as attainable,” Ponting mentioned on the Delhi Capitals podcast.
Ponting additionally talked about his time coaching Rohit Sharma and Hardik Pandya
Ricky Ponting additionally talked concerning the time he spent on the Mumbai Indians camp, coaching gamers like Rohit Sharma and Hardik Pandya, and emphasised their present type within the sport. “If I look again by way of the groups that I’ve been round, once I took over the Mumbai Indians, Rohit was very younger, Hardik Pandya hadn’t performed, Krunal hadn’t performed. A whole lot of the fellows that I’ve coached there have gone on to play cricket for India, and that’s what I wish to do right here,” he added.
Shaw was given his maiden India call-up in 2018 to play towards the West Indies, however couldn’t maintain his place intact as he underwent a few accidents, resulting in health issues and inconsistent performances within the sport. Since David Warner’s return to the Delhi Camp, the crew’s prime order has grown even stronger. Of their earlier encounter towards the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), the 2 put up a gap stand of 93 runs, giving their crew a dream begin.