[caption id="attachment_674819" align="aligncenter" width="628"]<a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/Ricky-Ponting.jpg"><img class="size-full wp-image-674819" alt="Ricky Ponting Getty Images" src="https://www.cricketcountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/Ricky-Ponting.jpg" width="628" height="355" /></a> Ricky Ponting Getty Images[/caption] <p></p> <p></p>Former Australian cricketer <a href="http://https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/ricky-ponting/">Ricky Ponting</a> is reportedly in talks with Cricket Australia to coach his country's team for the next World T20I tournament. <p></p> <p></p>According to News.com.au, Cricket Australia is in negotiations for Ponting to coach the home team for the event which is to be played on the home soil in 2020. <p></p> <p></p>The two-time World Cup winning captain had earlier been the assistant coach for the T20I side in a three-game series against Sri Lanka earlier this year. <p></p> <p></p>The 43-year-old will also play an assistant's role to <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/darren-lehmann/">Darren Lehmann</a> in Australia's T20I tri-series against England and New Zealand in February. <p></p> <p></p>But with Lehmann's contract expiring in 2019, CA is likely to appoint Ponting for the lead role for the T20I side. <p></p> <p></p>Ponting is also likely to return to coaching for next year's Indian Premier League (IPL) as the head coach for Delhi Daredevils.