England are looking to rope in Ricky Ponting as their new head coach after Ashes 2021-22. The officials want the former Aussie captain to replace Chris Silverwood, who is facing the heat following England’s flop show in Australia. News Corp recently reported that England Cricket Board management has set their eyes on one of the most decorated cricketers.
However, it will be tough to convince him, considering his media role and association with Delhi Capitals in the Indian Premier League.
ECB managing director Ashley Giles is set to arrive in Sydney ahead of the fourth Test to conduct a review of England’s performance against the arch-rivals.
Another potential candidate for the role is former South Africa player Gary Kirsten.