Team India’s former captain will guide the Delhi Capitals team for the 12th edition of the IPL. Delhi team management appointed Sourav Ganguly as an advisor for the Delhi Capitals team. Sourav Ganguly will be working with coach Ricky Ponting for the upcoming season of Indian Premier League.
“I am very excited to work with the Delhi Capital Team, I would love to be working with all the players and co-workers,” former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly said.
Saurav is known as a successful captain of Indian cricket. We are sure that the benefit of his experience will be helpful for our team. So it is a great pleasure for us to work with Sourav. Delhi Capitals Chairman Parth Jindal expressed his reaction to Sourav’s arrival.
Ponting made some disclosures about his relationship with Ganguly. He said that they share a very close association and his presence in and around the group will be a massive help in the season.
“Sourav and I have always got along really well. He is pretty close to us now as an advisor. He was with us for the first practice session and will be travelling along with the team too. His knowledge and experience around our team will be a really good thing for us. I am looking forward to working with him,” Ponting added further.
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The upcoming IPL season starts from March 23 at Chennai. It begins with the match between defending champions Chennai Super Kings and Royal Challengers Bangalore.