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When He’s Not Scoring Runs, He Won’t Bat In The Nets – Ricky Ponting Reveals Prithvi Shaw’s ‘Interesting Theory’ During Last Season

When Hes Not Scoring Runs He Wont Bat In The

Delhi Capitals head coach Ricky Ponting speaks on a wierd concept of Prithvi Shaw which left the Australian totally shocked. The opener had a dismal IPL final season, averaging 17.54, and securing 8 single-digit scores in 13 matches earlier than he was finally dropped.

He was dropped from the Indian crew as effectively after the Adelaide Test towards Australia the place he was bowled twice within the match for 0 and 4. However, he has made a powerful comeback with a record-breaking Vijay Hazare match.

Speaking about Shaw’s struggles in IPL 2020, Ricky Ponting reveals that the opener refused to bat within the nets when he was not scoring runs. The coach says that he couldn’t comprehend the teenager’s mindset of not batting within the nets regardless of not scoring within the center.

Prithvi Shaw
Prithvi Shaw (Image Credit: Twitter)

“I’ve had some really interesting chats with him through last year’s IPL, just trying to break him down, trying to find out exactly what was the right way to coach him and how I was going to get the best out of him,” Ricky Ponting instructed cricket.com.au.

“But he had an interesting theory on his batting last year – when he’s not scoring runs, he won’t bat, and when he is scoring runs, he wants to keep batting all the time. He had four or five games where he made under 10 and I’m telling him, ‘We have to go to the nets and work out (what’s wrong)’, and he looked me in the eye and said, ‘No, I’m not batting today’. I couldn’t really work that out,” he added.

If we are able to get the perfect out of him, he may very well be a famous person participant: Ricky Ponting

The 46-year-old is hopeful that Shaw carries his Vijay Hazare kind within the IPL as effectively. The Mumbai opener shattered information together with his 827-run season, the place he smashed 4 centuries, together with a double-ton, and likewise main the aspect to the title.

Prithvi Shaw
Prithvi Shaw. (Photo: Hotstar/Screengrab/BCCI)

Ricky Ponting opines that Shaw will need to have modified a few of his habits, and possibly his concept as effectively. He reckons the 21-year-old may turn out to be a famous person if he continues to bat the identical manner. Last season’s runners-ups start their IPL 2021 marketing campaign towards the Chennai Super Kings on April tenth in Mumbai.

“He might have changed. I know he’s done a lot of work over the last few months, that theory that he had might have changed, and hopefully it has, because if we can get the best out of him, he could be a superstar player,” the World Cup profitable captain acknowledged.

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