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IPL 2021: Delhi Capitals opener Prithvi Shaw welcomes coach Ricky Ponting in ‘Chak De’ style

IPL 2021: Delhi Capitals opener Prithvi Shaw welcomes coach Ricky Ponting in ‘Chak De’ fashion | Cricket Information

Former Australia captain and Delhi Capitals (DC) coach Ricky Ponting was in for a particular welcome on Tuesday (April 6) when he accomplished his obligatory quarantine earlier than becoming a member of his workforce for a coaching session in Mumbai. DC opener Prithvi Shaw, who has had a love-hate relationship with Ponting, was the primary one to welcome him forward of the 14th version of the Indian Premier League (IPL) which will get underway on Friday (April 9).
“The boss is again,” Shaw stated. DC posted a video on social media the place Shaw is seen talking concerning the upcoming IPL season and re-uniting with coach Ponting.
“He’s a really good individual. On the sphere he is sort of a boss, off the sphere he is sort of a pal. So, I’m very comfortable he’s again.”
.@RickyPonting – @iamsrk from Chak De India
| @PrithviShaw talks concerning the aura that our Head Coach exudes and way more #YehHaiNayiDilli #DCAllAccess @OctaFX pic.twitter.com/a8qbTilWrP
— Delhi Capitals (@DelhiCapitals) April 6, 2021
Shaw likened Ponting’s speeches at workforce huddles to these within the movie ‘Chak De! India’ by Bollywood star and Kolkata Knight Riders-owner Shah Rukh Khan. “I believe when Ricky sir speaks, that music (Chak De! India) ought to play within the background. Shah Rukh Khan’s music,” stated Shaw.
Shaw comes into the IPL on the again of a record-breaking efficiency within the Vijay Hazare Trophy. He scored 827 runs from simply eight matches – essentially the most in a single season of the event by any batsman – going previous Karnataka’s Mayank Agarwal within the course of.
Shaw’s type had taken a dip throughout IPL 2020 and he was dropped from the DC XI in the course of the event. He additionally misplaced his place within the Indian Check workforce after being dropped from the taking part in XI in the course of the tour of Australia that adopted the IPL.
Ponting mirrored on Shaw’s poor run final IPL season and stated the 21-year-old had refused to bat within the nets when not scoring runs in matches.
“I’ve had some actually attention-grabbing chats with him by way of final yr’s IPL, simply making an attempt to interrupt him down, looking for out precisely what was the proper technique to coach him and the way I used to be going to get the most effective out of him,” Ponting was quoted as saying by cricket.com.au.
“However he had an attention-grabbing concept on his batting final yr – when he’s not scoring runs, he gained’t bat, and when he’s scoring runs, he needs to maintain batting on a regular basis. He had 4 or 5 video games the place he made beneath 10 and I’m telling him, ‘We’ve got to go to the nets and work out (what’s unsuitable)’, and he regarded me within the eye and stated, ‘No, I’m not batting at the moment’. I couldn’t actually work that out.”