Ricky Ponting and Mahela Jayawardene rejected offers to become England head coach; Ottis Gibson on the run – Ricky Ponting and Mahela Jayawardene turn down offers to coach England, the all-rounder who has taken over 8,000 runs and over 1,000 wickets can take the blame
Ricky Ponting has refused to be the new coach of the England cricket team. Former Australian captain Ricky Ponting, 47, is currently in India. He is the head coach of Indian Premier League (IPL) Delhi Capitals franchise. Ponting told England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) director (cricket), Robert William Trevor Key, that he was not interested in the job.
It was thought that Ponting would be ready to take over the role of coach of the England team at the white ball, but Ponting expressed his unavailability. Former England batsman Robert Key was recently appointed chief executive of the country’s men’s cricket team. Former Sri Lankan captain in Rob’s list Mahela Jayawardene also had a name. However, Mahela Jayawardene also refused to become a white ball coach.
A report from the Daily Mail has revealed that former West Indies all-rounder Ottis Gibson could become the England Test team manager. Let us tell you that Rob wants to appoint separate coaches for England’s red ball and white ball teams. 53 years gibson Has already coached two teams (Antilles and South Africa) at international level.
Gibson was also in charge of Bangladesh’s fast bowlers for two years. His tenure ended in January 2022. Gibson’s international cricket career was not long. He played 3 Tests and 15 One Day Internationals for the West Indies. In this he scored 93 and 141 points.
However, he scored 5604 runs in first class cricket and 2548 in List A matches. He also scored 166 T20 runs. At the same time, he won 3 wickets in Tests, 34 in One Day Internationals, 659 in First Class Cricket, 310 in List A Cricket and 18 in T0 Cricket.
On the other hand, Nick Knight could become the coach of the England white ball team. Nicholas Verity Knight/Nick Knight played 17 Tests, 100 One Day Internationals for England. In this, he scored 719 carries at an average of 23.96 and 3637 carries at an average of 40.41 respectively.
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