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‘Daru ka theka khol ke mast kam kiya’ - Fans react as Delhi Duty Free launches Ricky Ponting Wines ahead of PBKS vs DC clash IPL 2023

Here is how fans have reacted to the news of Delhi Duty Free launching Ponting Wines in airport during IPL 2023

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Ricky Ponting in launch event during IPL 2023

Ricky Ponting in launch event during IPL 2023 (Image Source: Twitter)

Delhi Capitals (DC) currently are in the last position in the table in the ongoing IPL. They have eight points in 12 games. Now, on 17 May, they will take on Punjab Kings (PBKS) in Dharamsala. However, they are already out of the race for the playoffs. So, they will look to spoil the party of PBKS who are still in the race for the playoffs.

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But, ahead of this clash, DC fans went crazy as Delhi Duty Free launched Ponting Wines in collaboration with Ricky Ponting. An exclusive Indian subcontinent launch took place on 14 May at Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi. The DC coach, Ponting was also present there as he signed some special-edition Ponting Wine bottles and Kookaburra cricket bats.  

“I am truly excited to introduce Ponting Wines to the Indian market.” - Ricky Ponting

Ponting Wines is known as a collaboration between one of Australia's most celebrated modern-day cricketers, Ricky Ponting, and Ben Riggs, an award-winning Australian winemaker. Riggs is known for making uncompromising, high-quality wines. The main motive behind this partnership is to celebrate their dedication and achievements. Delhi Duty Free also introduced a contest where shoppers can win an autographed Kookaburra bat after buying a bottle of Ponting wine.

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Regarding this whole event, the former Australia great said that he was very happy to share the taste of Ponting Wines with the fans in India. He said: “As an avid lover of both cricket and fine wine, I am truly excited to introduce Ponting Wines to the Indian market. India holds a special place in my heart, and I am delighted to share the exceptional quality and taste of Ponting Wines with my incredible fans here.” However, Ponting was also seen getting pictures clicked with many shoppers. He also presented an autographed Kookaburra cricket bat to Delhi Duty Free Services CEO Ashish Chopra and Head of Marketing Aubhijit Das.  

Here is how fans have reacted to the news:

 

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