Former Captain of the Aussies team Ricky Ponting will be apointed as a Assistant coach for the Australia cricket team for the upcoming ICC world cup 2019.
Australia to Face Afghanistan on 1st June in starting the world cup campaign. Ponting also doing the coach job for the delhi capitals for the indian premier league and joining the national camp after that.
“I’m really excited to be joining the coaching group for this year’s World Cup,” Ponting said after his appointment on Friday (February 8). “I’ve enjoyed my previous short-term roles with the ODI and T20 teams but World Cups take on a whole different meaning for me.
“I have enormous confidence in the players available to the selectors and know we will be as tough to beat as any team, in this year’s World Cup,” Ponting added.
Ricky Ponting also doing the Assistant coach earlier for the Australia T20 team in 2018 and 2017.
“Ricky will assist Justin across a number of key areas including strategy and game-plan, but he will also work closely with and mentor the batting group as they prepare for the English conditions,” Clarke said. “This appointment also provides an opportunity for Graeme Hick to focus on preparation for the Ashes. With two major events back to back we believe it is important to focus a number of staff specifically on one event. The appointment of Ricky is a part of this overall strategy.”
Ponting who was a good experience of 375 ODI and this will surely help a lot for the australia in cricket world cup 2019.
“Ricky knows what’s required to win World Cups, and I know he will be a valuable mentor to not just the batting group, but the broader squad as we focus our attention on defending our World Cup title,” Langer said. “Ricky and I have worked together with the Australian Men’s Team in the past, he is an extremely driven coach who is fully invested in the players development and improving Australian cricket.