Ravi Ashwin is among the finest and most skilled spinners: Ricky Ponting


Ashwin was a part of Kings XI Punjab from final two seasons.

Ravichandran Ashwin and Ricky Ponting
Ravichandran Ashwin and Ricky Ponting. (Picture Supply: Twitter)

There have been some rife speculations roaming round from the final couple of months that Ravichandran Ashwin could possibly be traded by his IPL workforce, Kings XI Punjab, throughout the switch window. And, the Indian spinner’s transfer to Delhi Capitals has been lastly accomplished. Now, Ricky Ponting, who’s the present coach of Shreyas Iyer and Co., has given his opinion on the presence of Chennai-born spinner within the workforce.

The profitable deal between the 2 franchises has been sealed value INR 7.6 crore (Ashwin’s public sale worth in IPL 2018) and a further undisclosed sum). The 33-year-old was picked by KXIP again in 2018 and went onto lead the Punjab-based franchise for 2 seasons. However, he remained unsuccessful in making his workforce qualify for the playoffs. So, this time Kings have introduced their affiliation to an finish with the spinner.

Delhi Capitals’ coach Ricky Ponting opines on Ravi Ashwin

Ricky Ponting, the coach of Delhi Capitals feels that Ashwin is a really priceless participant. He additionally added that it’s going to not make a distinction for Ashwin to hitch the brand new workforce. He additionally accepted the truth that the pitch of Delhi’s house floor is on a slower aspect and will probably be useful for him.

“Ashwin provides a whole lot of worth to any workforce that he is part of, and I’m certain it’s going to be no completely different when he joins Delhi Capitals. It’s no secret that the pitch on our house floor is on the slower aspect, and is understood to help spinners. I consider, Ashwin, together with his intelligent bowling, can have an incredible affect when he bowls on it,”, the previous Australian skipper mentioned as quoted by India Right now.

Ponting additionally recited that Ashwin is among the finest and skilled gamers with good data in IPL and for Group India. So, his presence will likely be useful for Delhi Capitals.

“He’s simply probably the greatest and most skilled spinners round, with an incredible document in India and IPL colors. There isn’t any doubt in my thoughts that Ashwin’s presence will profit our workforce tremendously, as we eye the massive prize – the IPL title,” he added.

The Indian-off spinner has taken 125 wickets in 139 IPL matches with a better of four/34.