Dream11 IPL 2020: Ajinkya Rahane acquires knowledge from Veteran Ricky Ponting during net practice session

Ajinkya Rahane had a fan boy moment with former Australian Batsman Ricky Ponting during Delhi Capital practice session. The Australian is the head coach of Delhi Capitals.

By Puneet Hooda, Updated : Sep 10, 2020 18:16 IST
Dream11 IPL 2020: Ajinkya Rahane acquires knowledge from Veteran Ricky Ponting during net practice session
Ajinkya Rahane with Ricky Ponting during practice session. Image source- (Delhi Capitals Twitter Account)

Dream11 IPL 2020 is now less than a fortnight away.  The 13th Season of the Indian Premier League will start on 19th September. The countdown has been started and all the teams are grinding on the field for the upcoming season.  

In a recent post by Delhi Capitals twitter account, Ajinkya Rahne is seen having a fan boy moment. Rahane has been idealizing Australian Veteran Ricky Ponting since young age and always wished to play alongside him. But since Ponting has retired, he couldn't play along with him but he can surely grab pointing's knowledge to improve his skills, this is exactly what happened in the Delhi Capitals net practice session. Since April 2020, Rahane was waiting for this moment. IN April he said, he used to copy his (Ponting) batting style and is looking forward to work under him. And the day finally arrived for Rahane.  

In a tweet done by Delhi Capitals on their Twitter account Ponting was seen giving pro tips to Rahane, who like an obedient student is listening carefully. Delhi Capital twitter handle posted two photos and Mentioned Rahane April 2020 comment on Ponting.  

 

All eyes will be on Ajinkya Rahane this season as the expectations are high from Indian International. Ponting was appointed Delhi Capitals head coach in 2018. In Ponting’s first season DC finished at bottom of the table. However, they made a comeback last season and reached the play offs where they were beaten by Chennai Super Kings in qualifiers two. 

Delhi Capitals will start this season campaign against Kings XI Punjab on 20th September. The match will be played at 7:30 PM (IST) in Dubai.