Ricky Ponting has said that his lack of success as a batsman in Twenty20 cricket, especially in the IPL, will have no bearing on his new role as head coach of Mumbai Indians
Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting believes there is "no doubt at all" that Steven Smith should take over from Michael Clarke as the team's next ODI leader
Ricky Ponting believes Australia are overwhelming favourites but added that if New Zealand manage to stick to their script in the World Cup so far, "anything can happen"
This is a guest post on batting skills from Laurie Ward of the Complete Cricketer Academy. If you were offered the wisdom of Sunil Gavaskar, Ricky Ponting and Brian Lara, I am guessing that you might be interested? These gems are extremely...Show More Summary
Some of the biggest stars in world of cricket were in India once again this week for the opening of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 6. And it wasn’t just cricket, big pop names such as Pitbull, SRK and Katrina, turned up at Kolkata’s...Show More Summary
Thu 14 Feb Love your Cricket? Then spend Valentine’s Day with Ricky Ponting, Ryan Harris and Clint McKay (6-9pm) and enter a great competition for your chance...
The IPL auction 2013 is going on. Different teams are bidding for the top international and Indian players. Players like Michael Clarke, Ricky Ponting are in top priority. As the auction is going on, here is a list of players that are...Show More Summary
To celebrate your correspondent’s 40th birthday the powers that be have put on a rather grand game of cricket next tuesday and Ricky Ponting is going to captain a side against the West Indies at Manuka Oval. Migrane@Kingston has sent in these cracking pictures of the new lights turned on for the first time despite the [...]
Senator Lundy has announced the Prime Minister’ side to face the West Indies at the first ever day night match at Manuka Oval coming up this January 29. • Ricky Ponting (Captain) TAS • Brad Haddin (VC) NSW • Fawad Ahmed VIC • Jono Dean ACT • Alex Doolan TAS • James Faulkner TAS • Peter Handscomb VIC • Usman Khawaja QLD • [...]
Australia batsman Ed Cowan pays tribute to Ricky Ponting in the Australian. While Ponting liked making runs, Cowan says, what he really liked was winning cricket matches - that was absolutely everything to him. Cricket was his world:...Show More Summary
Alastair Cook has the potential to be counted among the greats like Ricky Ponting and Sachin Tendulkar, writes Sarah Crompton in the Telegraph. His career, at the age of 27, is fascinating as unlike the two greats, he lacks charisma, and his essence is only in his hard work and discipline. He has done so in the most unromantic way. Show More Summary
The last time India lost 2 home Tests in a series was when Ricky Ponting's Australians visited India late in 2004. Before that, it was Hansie Cronje's South Africans in 2000. Sachin Tendulkar resigned as captain after the Bangalore Test in 2000 (a 5th consecutive defeat). Show More Summary
It has not even been a week away from cricket and Ricky Ponting appears a changed man, writes Peter Lalor in the Australian, who speaks to the batsman about his emotional last day and his reflections on his career. Funny how things turn out. Show More Summary
In the blog 99.94, the writer lists the reason why in his eyes Ricky Ponting was not one of the 'greats' of cricket. As a batsman, he lacked aesthetic value and balance, and as a captain he was a touch frenetic and didn't have a fast...Show More Summary
You snap a photo on your smartphone. It could have been that band playing your favourite song, or it could be Ricky Ponting being cheered off the pitch after his last innings or even the New Year’s fireworks exploding around you. Amidst...Show More Summary
With the Don at three and Keith Miller inked for the all-rounder’s role at six there are only two open spots in Australia’s all-time middle order. It is a measure… Continue reading The post Ricky Ponting’s Recessional appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
As Ricky Ponting’s international career came to an end with the Perth Test, Osman Samiuddin, writing in the National points to his changed image in the course of his career. The early half of Ponting’s era coincided with Australia’s bullying, and he was viewed similarly as being tough and ruthless. Show More Summary