IPL 2021: Super excited to learn from Ricky Ponting, says Tom Curran | Cricket News


2021-02-20 06:57:13

NEW DELHI: England all-rounder Tom Curran is super excited to learn from former Australian skipper and Delhi Capitals head coach Ricky Ponting in the upcoming Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021.
Australian batsman Steve Smith was bought by the Delhi Capitals Rs 2.2 crore, while experienced T20 players Tom and Sam Billings were bought for Rs 5.25 crore and Rs 2 crore respectively in the IPL auction Thursday.

Tom is delighted after being picked by Delhi Capitals in the auction and the all-rounder expressed his excitement to learn from Ponting during the IPL 2021.

“Absolutely delighted to be joining @DelhiCapitals for this years @IPL. Buzzing about the opportunity to mix with all the amazing players in the squad and I’m also super excited to learn from one of the greatest in Ricky Ponting. See you soon India,” Tom Curran tweeted.

After a fierce bidding war with Sunrisers Hyderabad, the Delhi Capitals acquired English all-rounder Tom (base price – Rs 1.5 crore) for Rs 5.25 crore.
The 25-year-old, who represented Rajasthan Royals in the last season, has scored 106 runs and has taken 9 wickets in 10 matches in his IPL career.





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