New Delhi: Delhi Chief Coach Ricky Ponting, who finished the season by defeating Mumbai by 11 runs on Sunday at the Ferozshah Kotla ground in Delhi in the 11th season of the Indian Premier League, said that in the league, Gautam Gambhir should step down as captain of the team The bold decision was. Ponting said on leaving the captaincy of the press at the press conference and asking about the role of Shreyas Iyer’s captaincy.
Commenting on the impact of the team’s performance after leaving captaincy in the middle of the league, Ponting said, “I do not think there was any negative impact on the performance of Gautam by leaving Gautam’s captaincy. Leaving the captaincy was a courageous decision as he felt that what he did was done by thinking of the well-being of the team. Nothing indicates many things about his personality. Apart from leaving his captaincy, the decision to withdraw from the team’s last XI gave the opportunity to play Prithvi Shaw. ”
On the matter of handing over the team to Shreyas Iyer as captain, Ponting said, “It was a matter of great responsibility for Shreyas because being a young player, he had a lot of pressure and he did not have more responsibility for this kind of career in his career. He has handled this challenge well, his career is very long, not only in IPL but also in the Indian cricket team. “Rishabh Pant’s performance Ponting said in Ray: “It has been a great season for Rishabh, who is happy that he got an opportunity to wear orange caps, he has beaten the batsman such as Ken Williamson, this season of Rishab has been fantastic and he has also scored a century. Team captain Shreyas Iyer also performed well. ”
Ponting said here after winning the Indian Premier League match at the Mumbai Indians in the Ferozshah Kotla ground here, that the last two matches were great and if the event had won some matches in the middle of the tournament, then the scenario might have been something else.
Ponting happy with the last two games
Ponting said, “Boys have shown the good game in the last two matches. We could win a few more matches, in which the defeat was huge. Perhaps there were four and five matches in which we could win. The team of Mumbai came here to win the last match and the Chennai team was good, which we defeated. ”
Asked whether he could adopt the recently adopted strategy, he said, “Initially, we had to play five matches on the field of opposition team from which we only won one. We initially showed confidence inexperienced players but young players did well. We want to try every player but the truth is that some players do not play. ”
Young Nepalese bowler Sandeep Lamichane, Amit Mishra and Harshal Patel got three wickets each. Asked about the performances of Nepal’s bowler Lemichane, Ponting said, “He bowled a lot of good bowling. Sandy (Sandeep Lamichane) has talent. Abhishek Sharma is also a very talented player. I hope Sandy’s IPL career is long and successful. ”
Ben Cutting Speak On Your Necklace
When Mumbai player Ben Cutting was asked when he was trying to reach the team, he could not get along with him at the other end. Mayank Markandey was present with them. He said, “No, he is a very young player. We have struggled with similar problems so that we lost some matches. ”