Ricky Ponting: Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting has now joined the Big Bash League. He has got an important responsibility. Ricky Ponting is counted among the best players in the world. He has scored the most runs in cricket after Sachin Tendulkar. Ricky Ponting is the coach of Delhi Capitals in IPL.
got this responsibility
Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting has joined Hobart Hurricanes as the ‘Head of Strategy’ ahead of Season 12 of the Big Bash League. Ponting, the highest run-scorer for Australia in Test cricket, has signed a three-year contract with the franchise. Hobart Hurricanes said in a release that his role as head of strategy will see Ponting appoint the Hurricanes’ new head coach and work on the match and list strategy with the then appointed coach.
Langer appointed head coach
Former Australia men’s coach Justin Langer has previously been attached to the Hurricanes head coaching role, which has been vacant since Adam Griffith resigned at the end of the BBL-11. The 47-year-old Ponting has previously held interim and specialist coaching roles with the Australian men’s cricket team. He has previously said that the time bound commitment of being the head coach of the national team has deterred him from considering full-time coaching Australia.
Ponting gave this statement
Ricky Ponting said, “Ever since I played for Hurricanes in BBL-01 and BBL-02, the competition and the game have changed a lot and I know a lot more about the nuances of T20 games now than I was then. I know.’ “With some changes in some key areas, I believe the Hurricanes have the foundation to win our first BBL trophy,” he was quoted as saying in a Hurricanes release. A report in cricket.com.au said that Ponting will join Australia’s T20 rising stars Tim David, Ben McDermott, Nathan Ellis and Riley Meredith.