IPL 2021: WATCH - Prithvi Shaw says Ricky Ponting's speech should have Chak De India's background music

Prithvi Shaw, who had an outstanding domestic season, is excited to the play the IPL 2021.

Ricky Ponting and Prithvi Shaw | Twitter

Delhi Capitals (DC) opener Prithvi Shaw called their head coach and former Australia captain Ricky Ponting the 'boss' on the field. He talked about the upcoming IPL 2021 and Ponting in a small interaction with DC.

Ponting has joined the players in preparation for the tournament and Shaw compared his aura as a coach with the famous character of Shah Rukh Khan from the movie 'Chak De! India'.

"He is a very nice person. On the field he is like a boss, off the field he is like a friend. So, I am very happy he is back." Shaw said in the video.

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The 21-year-old further added, "I think when Ricky sir speaks, that song (Chak De! India) should play in the background. Shah Rukh Khan's song."

Shaw is coming from a terrific outing in the Vijay Hazare Trophy where he scored 827 runs in 8 matches; the most by anyone in a season. 

Delhi Capitals start their IPL 2021 campaign by facing Chennai Super Kings at the Wankhede Stadium on April 10. They had reached the final last season with a dominating performance in the league stage. However, Mumbai Indians got better of them in the final. 


By Sihyeu Singh - 07 Apr, 2021

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