Ponting to take charge of AusT20 side

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For­mer cap­tain Ricky Ponting has be­come the third ex-in­ter­na­tional to take on an in­terim coach­ing role with the Aus­tralian Twenty20 team next month. Ponting will join fel­low as­sis­tant Ja­son Gille­spie and Justin Langer (head coach) for the Twenty20 se­ries against Sri Lanka. All three have been ap­pointed be­cause reg­u­lar head coach Dar­ren Lehmann and his as­sis­tant David Saker will be in In­dia pre­par­ing the test squad for the four-match se­ries. – ANA/DPA/AP

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