New Delhi. Sourav Ganguly gave many successes to Team India as captain. He was also the President of BCCI. Now he is going to be seen in a new role. He can be made the new coach of IPL team Delhi Capitals. The performance of the team in IPL 2023 was not good. In such a situation, former Australian veteran player and current coach of the team Ricky Ponting may be discharged. Ganguly is currently the director of the Delhi team. In the 16th season of the Indian Premier League, the Delhi team could win only 5 out of 14 matches and remained at the bottom 9th position in the points table.
According to Sangbad Pratidin news, Sourav Ganguly can be made the new coach of Delhi Capitals. He will replace Ricky Ponting. Ponting has been associated with Delhi since 2018. Although he could not get the title to the franchise. Mumbai Indians won the T20 league title in 2015 under Ponting’s coaching. Although Ponting’s tenure was good with Delhi only. The team was successful in reaching the finals for the first time in 2020 while in 2021 the team was at number-1 in the point table. However, in 2022 the team slipped to number 5.
Some people will also be removed from the support staff
According to the information, after being on the post of coach for 6 years, Ricky Ponting has also made up his mind to step down. Some of his close people may also withdraw from the support staff of Delhi Capitals. However, no official statement has come from Delhi Capitals regarding this. Due to injury in the current season, regular captain Rishabh Pant also did not play in the T20 league. David Warner was given the command of the team in his place. Warner had scored runs, but questions were raised about his strike rate.
Talking about former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly, he has played for Pune Warriors apart from Kolkata Knight Riders in IPL. Now it has to be seen what success he brings to Delhi Capitals as a coach.
FIRST PUBLISHED : June 10, 2023, 16:24 IST