Cricketer-turned-commentator Ricky Ponting has a busy schedule this 12 months. Nevertheless, the Australia batting legend has plans to hitch Washington Freedom as a coach in Main Cricket League 2024 (MLC 2024). Ricky Ponting will likely be fairly busy with IPL 2024 and ICC T20 World Cup 2024.
IPL 2024 will happen from March to Might 2024. Ricky Ponting is the pinnacle coach of the Delhi Capitals workforce and can information the franchise in the course of the event. Later, Ponting will even execute the commentator’s function within the ICC T20 World Cup 2024, which commences on June 4 within the West Indies and USA.
Main Cricket League is a franchise T20 event based mostly in america of America (USA). The T20 event witnessed its first season final 12 months. The second version, MLC 2024, will happen in July this 12 months. Some IPL franchises have additionally invested within the event and have their groups.
Ricky Ponting plans teaching function with Washington Freedom in MLC 2024
Whereas talking to Australia SEN Radio, former Australia captain Ricky Pointing knowledgeable that he’s in talks with the Washington Freedom franchise for a training function within the Main Cricket League 2024 season. Nevertheless, he additionally mentioned that nothing is confirmed as of now.
“We’re not there but, I haven’t dedicated to something simply but, however I’ve had some preliminary discussions. The time of the 12 months kind of matches in okay for me, however I’ve bought a very hectic low season once more. After I say low season, there’s no such factor as an low season for cricketers anymore,” mentioned Ponting, who led Australia to 2 ODI World Cups trophies in 2003 and 2007.
I’d love a training function in MLC: Ricky Ponting
Ricky Ponting, who represented Australia from 1995 to 2012, additionally added that it is going to be difficult to suit the MLC season with the commentator duties within the T20 World Cup 2024. Notably, MLC 2024 will start inside per week after the T20 World Cup last. Nevertheless, Ponting additionally mentioned he would love the teaching function in Main Cricket League.
“It’s doubtlessly one other large 12 months of time away if I need it, so there are issues I’ve started working by way of. If I’m truly going to be commentating within the T20 World Cup or not and if I’m not doing that, the place does MLC slot in?”, the 49-year-old mentioned.
“I really like the teaching aspect of it. I really like working with one of the best gamers on the earth and looking for a option to make them higher, and successful some video games alongside the way in which,” the previous right-handed batsman additional mentioned.
Washington Freedom completed in third spot final season
Washington Freedom completed within the third spot within the factors desk within the final season of Major League Cricket. They certified for playoffs however misplaced to MI New York in Eliminator. The latter finally crushed Seatle Orcas within the last to win the trophy. Six groups take part within the Main Cricket League.