Ricky Ponting

'Sky was the limit for Babar Azam'

While Ponting acknowledges the class of star pacer Shaheen Afridi and the guile of Mohammad Rizwan at the top of the order, he said their batting line-up is too reliant on captain and No.1 ranked batter Babar Azam.

September 1, 2022
September 1, 2022

Australia pick ‘match-winner’ David in T20 WC squad

Singapore-born all-rounder Tim David has been named in Australia's Twenty20 World Cup squad, while legspinner Mitchell Swepson has been omitted, Cricket Australia said on Thursday.

July 27, 2022
July 27, 2022

'Sky was the limit for Babar Azam'

While Ponting acknowledges the class of star pacer Shaheen Afridi and the guile of Mohammad Rizwan at the top of the order, he said their batting line-up is too reliant on captain and No.1 ranked batter Babar Azam.

July 27, 2022
July 27, 2022

Australia will beat India in the WC final, says Ponting

Two-time World Cup-winning captain Ricky Ponting has revealed the two teams he thinks will reach the final of the ICC Men's T20 World Cup in Australia later this year and which one he expects to win the trophy.

July 21, 2022
July 21, 2022

I will be fearing playing an Indian team that has Kohli in it: Ponting

Australia great Ricky Ponting has used the latest episode of The ICC Review to analyse Virat Kohli’s recent form, predict what the future holds for the star batter and share his view on what India's batting line-up should be like during the upcoming ICC T20 World Cup.

July 20, 2022
July 20, 2022

Only a matter of time before Kohli rebounds: Ponting

Australia great Ricky Ponting said the upside for India should they stick with Kohli will be far greater than if they omit the right-hander from their squad for the ICC T20 World Cup in Australia later this year.

January 5, 2018
January 5, 2018

Ponting to coach Delhi Daredevils in IPL

Indian Premier League (IPL) side Delhi Daredevils have appointed former Australian captain Ricky Ponting as their new head coach for the 2018 season, the franchise say.

February 21, 2017
February 21, 2017

Five infamous India-Australia controversies

Five previous flashpoints between India and Australia. The four-match Test series will begin in Pune on Thursday.

January 1, 2017
January 1, 2017

Ponting joins Aus Twenty20 coaching team

Former Test skipper Ricky Ponting has been appointed as an assistant coach to the Australia Twenty20 international squad for next month's series against Sri Lanka, Cricket Australia said Sunday.

November 23, 2016
November 23, 2016

Ponting interested in chairman of selectors role

Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting says he would consider the role of chairman of selectors if offered the job and is also open to discussions on a coaching position with the team.

July 8, 2016
July 8, 2016

‘Bats not to blame for bowlers' plight’

Australia opener David Warner says flat pitches rather than bats with thicker edges are the reason batsmen have the upper hand in test cricket.