Ponting named Australia’s assistant coach for World Cup

FILE PHOTO: Cricket - Australia Nets - Emirates Old Trafford, Manchester, Britain - June 23, 2018 Australia coach Ricky Ponting during nets Action Images via Reuters/Craig Brough

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Former captain Ricky Ponting has been appointed as an assistant coach of Australia’s men’s team for the 50-over World Cup in England later this year, the country’s cricket board said on Friday. The 44-year-old Ponting will work with Australia’s batsmen for the May 30-July 14 tournament, with current batting coach Graeme Hick […]

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