Prithvi Shaw welcomed the Delhi Capitals coach Ricky Ponting in the team on after he completed his mandatory quarantine. Shaw said that Ricky Ponting was their boss on field and a friend off the field. He even compared their coach with Shar Rukh Khan’s character in “Chak De! India” movie.
How Prithvi Shaw welcomed Ricky Ponting?
The Delhi Capital batsman said that when Ponting spoke to the team, it looked like the movie scene of “Chak De! India.” He even said that should Chak De! India should be played in the background when coach Ponting speaks to the team.
How is Prithvi Shaw’s performance so far?
Prithvi Shaw made 827 runs from just eight matches in Vijay Hazare Trophy prior to joining the IPL. But his performance in the last season IPL 2020 was unsatisfactory and he was removed from DC XI during the tournament. The poor performance also cost him a place in Indian Test team ahead of Australian tour just after the IPL season.
What was Ricky Ponting’s opinion on Prithvi Shaw?
Ricky Ponting said that he had some interesting chat with Prithvi Shaw and that he was in the process to break Shaw down to know what went wrong in the last IPL season. He said that he wanted to bring the best of Shaw.
Ponting further said that the 21-year-old batsman had an interesting theory on batting. Ponting asked Prithvi Shaw to come to nets for practice but Shaw denied. He said no he wasn’t batting that day.