Ricky Ponting made himself available for Australian national team coach


Previous Australian captain Ricky Ponting on Thursday communicated his craving for a part with the national team, either as the team's coach or as the chairman of selectors.

Ponting has turned out as a possible candidate to replace Rod Marsh, who quit as chairman of selectors taking after the group's drubbing against South Africa, both in One-Day Internationals and Test matches.

"I'd think of it as and have a consider it. I've said to Cricket Australia (CA) from the minute I've completed I'm upbeat to get included some place and assist where I can. Full-time honing parts for me are something that we have to work through and discuss," he was cited as saying by Australian Associated Press.

Prior, Marsh had offered to venture down in mid-2017, yet taking after tremendous feedback he emptied the part early and Trevor Hohns supplanted him as a between time selector.

The 41-year-old finished his residency with the Indian Premier League's Mumbai Indians this year in the wake of driving them to the title in 2015.

Ponting played 168 Tests, 375 One-Day Internationals and 17 Twenty-20 Internationals for Australia.

Since his retirement from worldwide cricket in 2012, Ponting has been effectively required in a scope of cricket and media parts. Reports additionally said that he assumed a noteworthy part in the arrangement of Darren Lehmann as the Australian mentor set up of Mickey Arthur in 2013.