Indian cricket legend Ricky Ponting ventured down as the skipper of the Indian Test side after the three-match series against South Africa. The 33-year-old cricket symbol’s choice to venture down has been the idea in the realm of cricket.
Furthermore now, previous Australian cricket legend Ricky Ponting has opened up on Kohli’s choice to venture down as the Test captain. Ponting said that he was somewhat amazed by Kohli’s choice to venture down as the captain as he had talked with the Indian cricketer after the initial segment of the IPL was deferred in the period of May.
“Indeed, it did really (shock me). Likely the fundamental motivation behind for what reason is I had a talk and great find Virat during the initial segment of the IPL (2021) preceding it got deferred,” said Ponting as cited by the authority site of the ICC.
India have accomplished significantly under Kohli’s initiative: Ricky Ponting
Ricky Ponting additionally added that Kohli was addressing him about his enthusiasm to proceed as the skipper of the Indian Test side. Ponting likewise commended Kohli for his authority and said that India has made a ton of progress with Kohli in charge of issues.
“Ricky Ponting was speaking then, at that point, about venturing endlessly (from captaincy) from white-ball cricket and that he was so enthusiastic to progress forward to be Test match skipper. He simply adored and valued that work and that post to such an extent. Clearly, the Indian Test group had accomplished much under his administration. At the point when I heard it, I was super amazed,” added Ponting.
Ricky Ponting likewise conceded that he was stunned when Kohli ventured down as the Test captain. Ponting closed by expressing that he played a few years longer than he ought to have for Australia.
“I was stunned, however at that point I began pondering different things, even my own experience as commander. I have gone on record and said that I most likely think I played two or three years longer than I ought to have looking back. I figure I may have been chief for two or three years longer than I ought to have,” finished up Ricky Ponting.