Ricky Ponting has been announced as the head coach of Delhi Daredevils for the eleventh edition of the IPL, with three successive World Cup winning campaigns with Australia including leading them to two successive titles as captain, he has been involved as a player with KKR and MI, and has coached Mumbai Indians, and has been part of two times IPL winning team.
Australian batting great Ricky Ponting was today appointed coach of the Delhi Daredevils franchise for the upcoming Indian Premier League.
The announcement was made by Delhi Daredevils CEO Hemant Dua as he welcomed the three-time World Cup winner.
“Ricky Ponting has been appointed as head coach. We will have a new coach and a new team with the idea of having continuity. We have retained two youngsters and the whole team will be built around them. Chris Morris is a top all-rounder,” Daredevils CEO Hemant Dua said.
The legendary batsman played 168 Tests, scoring 13378 runs at 51.85.
In ODIs, he tallied 375 appearances in which he scored 13704 runs at 42.03 apart from 401 runs in 17 T20Is.