Ricky Ponting flies in for IPL 2021, selection of Delhi Capitals captain his first job

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Ricky Ponting and Shreyas Iyer

Delhi Capitals head coach Ricky Ponting departed for India on Sunday for the upcoming Indian Premier League season which begins on April 9.

“Staying secure, on my method to be part of @delhicapitals and get issues began for #IPL2021. Cannot wait,” wrote the previous Australia captain on his Twitter deal with whereas posting an image of his which confirmed him adhering to the Covid-19 protocols.

Ponting will attain Mumbai, the place his staff is stationed, and bear a week-long quarantine earlier than getting into the bio-secure setting.

His first activity shall be to finalise the captain of the Delhi Capitals squad after common skipper Shreyas Iyer was dominated out, presumably for the complete season, after dislocating his shoulder within the first ODI in opposition to England final Tuesday.

Rishabh Pant, Steve Smith and Ajinkya Rahane are favourites to take over the mantle of captaincy from Iyer.

Delhi Capitals had completed runners-up over the past version and a number of credit score was accorded to the way in which Ponting had impressed his staff by means of the season.

After his IPL 2020 task that resulted in November final 12 months, the previous Aussie No. three batsman flew to Australia and assisted Justin Langer with the Australian staff throughout India’s go to.

Delhi Capitals begin their IPL season on April 10 in Mumbai taking over Chennai Tremendous Kings in an evening sport.

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