Delhi Capitals beginner Ravichandran Ashwin on Tuesday shared a cheeky publish on sustaining “social distancing” with franchise head coach and former Australia captain Ricky Ponting. The publish got here days after the top coach opined on the ever-lasting Mankading debate and admitted that he would disallow such dismissals at Delhi Capitals.
Earlier final month, Ponting, in an interview talked about that he would have a “exhausting dialog” with Ashwin over the Mankading debate. Ashwin, later a video on his YouTube channel, stated that he has already had an fascinating chat with the top coach relating to the identical however didn’t point out the main points of the dialog.
Ponting joined the Delhi Capitals coaching session on Tuesday after finishing his obligatory interval of quarantine. Ashwin took to social media to share an image of the coach giving an elbow bump to franchise skipper Shreyas Iyer. Ashwin, who stood behind the 2 within the body, shared the image with the caption, @rickyponting and I are socially distanced. @shreyas41.”
Ponting had arrived later than the remainder of the squad that got here from India.
DC stated that Ponting met the squad and carried out the coaching session on the ICC Academy in Dubai.
The remainder of the crew had began follow on Saturday.
The thirteenth version of the IPL will begin on September 19 and will probably be performed solely within the UAE. The match was initially scheduled to start out on March 29 however needed to be initially postponed to April 15 as a result of Covid-19 pandemic in India. It will definitely acquired postponed indefinitely as a result of ensuing lockdown within the nation amid the pandemic.
(with IANS inputs)
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