Former Australia batsman, Ricky Ponting will join the Australian team along with Former Australia Opener Justin Langer and Bowler Jason Gillespie for the upcoming three T20 International series against Sri Lanka in February 2017 .
Justin Langer is assigned as a interim head coach while Ponting will join Jason Gillespie as an assistant interim coach for the Sri Lanka series.
Australia General Manager, Pat Howard said that Ponting , Gillespie and Langer played Cricket for many years with each other. Australia Cricket team would gain some experience from these 3 players.
Ponting was retired from International Cricket in 2012 , He played from the side of Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League. He also coached Mumbai Indians to win IPL 2015 .
Australia vs Sri Lanka fixtures :
• Feb - 17 - Melbourne - 1st T20
• Feb - 19 - Geelong - 2nd T20
• Feb - 22 - Adelaide - 3rd T20