Ricky Ponting said MS Dhoni could play an important role for India at the World Cup. Ricky Ponting will be in charge of the Delhi Capitals team in IPL 2019 starting March 23. It is a huge plus for Virat to have someone like MS Dhoni around for the World Cup. He brings in a lot of experience, a lot of knowledge about the game. He has been there before, been through the World Cups and was the captain of the World Cup.