Ricky Ponting

Indian players dominate Ponting’s dream T20 WC XI

A mix of flair and aggression at the top, a dynamic middle-order, all-round spin options, and an incisive pace attack made up Ricky Ponting’s Dream T20 World Cup XI

'Saim Ayub is a real star in the making': Ponting predicts

While much of Pakistan's fortunes at the T20 World Cup will rest with Babar and reliable lieutenant Mohammad Rizwan, Ponting believes there is a young batter at the top of their batting order that might cause a surprise.

Ponting wants Kohli to open in T20 World Cup

Kohli was the leading run-getter at the last Men’s T20 World Cup, playing crucial knocks in key games such as his 82 not out against Pakistan and an even 50 against England in the semi-finals.

Ponting eagerly awaits India-Pakistan clash in New York

All eyes will be on the new Nassau County International Cricket Stadium in Long Island on June 9 when India take on arch-rival Pakistan in a contest that is sure to revive memories of the epic encounter that took place at the MCG during the most recent T20 World Cup in Australia in 2022.

Ponting lauds ‘master of spin’ Ashwin

Ponting worked closely with Ashwin at Delhi Capitals in the Indian Premier League (IPL) where the former Australian captain is the head coach.

Ponting to coach Washington Freedom in MLC

Ponting has signed a two-year deal ahead of the second season of the Major League Cricket (MLC) in the United States.

Ponting hails 'almost faultless' captaincy of Cummins

"I think that's been almost faultless, to be honest,” Ponting told Sky Sports after the match.

Ponting reveals his top three players at World Cup so far

While Ponting has been impressed with the way India have gelled as a team, the former World Cup winning captain shied away from including any players from the host nation when asked to name his top three players of the tournament thus far.

Ponting believes Australia will bounce back against South Africa

Australia lost against India by six wickets in Chennai on Sunday in their opening game of the 10-team tournament, where the Indian spinners proved too much to handle for the Aussies.

April 23, 2023
April 23, 2023

Sachin technically the best batter, comparison with Kohli will have to wait: Ponting

Former Australian captain Ricky Ponting has rated Sachin Tendulkar as technically the best batter he has ever played against, adding that the legendary Indian cricketer always found a way to combat anything the bowlers threw at him.

December 2, 2022
December 2, 2022

Ponting taken to hospital after heart scare

Former Australia skipper Ricky Ponting was taken to hospital on Friday after suffering a heart problem while commentating during day three of Australia's first test against West Indies at Perth Stadium, reports in the Australian media said.

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

Cricket: 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

Cricket: Ricky Ponting joins Australia 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.

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