Indian Premier League 2021: Prithvi Shaw Welcomes “Boss” Ricky Ponting To Delhi Capitals With “Chak De” Cry. Watch | Cricket Newsnewstolive - April 6, 2021 20 0 COMMENTS
Delhi Capitals (DC) opening batsman Prithvi Shaw welcomed head coach Ricky Ponting, who joined the crew after finishing his obligatory quarantine. “The boss is back,” Shaw mentioned. DC posted a video on social media the place Shaw is seen talking about the upcoming IPL season and re-uniting with coach Ponting. “He is a very nice person. On the field he is like a boss, off the field he is like a friend. So, I am very happy he is back.” Shaw likened Ponting’s speeches at crew huddles to these within the movie ‘Chak De! India’ by actor Shah Rukh Khan. “I think when Ricky sir speaks, that song (Chak De! India) should play in the background. Shah Rukh Khan’s song,” mentioned Shaw.
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Shaw comes into the IPL on the again of a record-breaking performance in the Vijay Hazare Trophy. He scored 827 runs from simply eight matches – essentially the most in a single season of the match by any batsman – going previous Mayank Agarwal on the way in which.
However, Shaw’s kind had dipped throughout IPL 2020 and he was dropped from the DC XI in the course of the match. He additionally misplaced his place within the Indian Test crew after being dropped from the enjoying XI in the course of the tour of Australia that adopted the IPL.
Ponting reflected on Shaw’s poor run final IPL season and mentioned the 21-year-old had refused to bat within the nets when not scoring runs in matches.
“I’ve had some really interesting chats with him through last year’s IPL, just trying to break him down, trying to find out exactly what was the right way to coach him and how I was going to get the best out of him,” Ponting advised cricket.com.au.
“But he had an interesting theory on his batting last year – when he’s not scoring runs, he won’t bat, and when he is scoring runs, he wants to keep batting all the time.
“He had 4 or 5 video games the place he made underneath 10 and I’m telling him, ‘We need to go to the nets and work out (what’s unsuitable)’, and he seemed me within the eye and mentioned, ‘No, I’m not batting at this time’. I could not actually work that out.”
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