Ashes: Shane Warne joins Ricky Ponting in criticising Australia's decision to drop Brad Haddin
Ashes: Shane Warne joins Ricky Ponting in criticising Australia's decision to drop Brad Haddin

Soon after former Australian skipper Ricky Ponting criticised Australian selectors to drop Brad Haddin for the third Ashes Test, Shane Warne too made his views public by saying that the wicketkeeper batsman deserved to be brought back into the playing XI.

Ashes 2015: Australia wrong to drop Brad Haddin for third Test, says Ricky Ponting
Ashes 2015: Australia wrong to drop Brad Haddin for third Test, says Ricky Ponting

Former captain Ricky Ponting believes Australia were wrong to leave wicketkeeper Brad Haddin out of the team for the third Ashes test and says they will miss his experience when it starts at Edgebaston later on Wednesday.

Ashes: Steve Smith's golden run just keeps on going
Ashes: Steve Smith's golden run just keeps on going

Steve Smith`s prolific run of form shows no sign of ending any time soon.

Australia need 'one good day' to bounce back in Ashes: Mark Taylor
Australia need 'one good day' to bounce back in Ashes: Mark Taylor

Former Australia captain Mark Taylor said "one good day" or even a good session is all Australia need to get their Ashes tour back on track.

Ricky Ponting to ring Lord's bell before start of second Ashes Test
Ricky Ponting to ring Lord's bell before start of second Ashes Test

Ricky Ponting will ring the bell to signal five minutes before the start of play on day one of the second Test between England and Australia at Lord's tomorrow.

10-team World Cup is a retrograde step: MCC
10-team World Cup is a retrograde step: MCC

The MCC World Cricket Committee, which includes former India captain Sourav Ganguly among others, feels the ICC's decision to limit the ODI World Cup to 10 teams is a "retrograde step" and detrimental to the sport's chances of finding a place in the Olympics.

Ricky Ponting has Olympic Twenty20 vision
Ricky Ponting has Olympic Twenty20 vision

Australia great Ricky Ponting has given his public support to calls by the MCC world cricket committee for Twenty20 cricket to be included as an Olympic sport.

Ashes 2015: Defeated Australia turned down post-match beer with England
Ashes 2015: Defeated Australia turned down post-match beer with England

A sore and defeated Australia turned down an invitation from England to share a post-match beer after the tourists` humbling loss in the first Ashes test in Cardiff, paceman James Anderson said.

Steve Smith eager to have last Ashes laugh
Steve Smith eager to have last Ashes laugh

When Steven Smith made his Ashes debut in Perth during England`s victorious 2010/11 tour of Australia he was, following prompting from then captain Ricky Ponting, clear on his role in the team.

Ricky Ponting not keen on dumping commentary commitments for coaching
Ricky Ponting not keen on dumping commentary commitments for coaching

The success in the Indian Premier league (IPL) with Mumbai Indians notwithstanding, former Australian skipper Ricky Ponting would not be tempted into abandoning his Big Bash League (BBL) commentary commitments for a more involved move into coaching.

IPL 2015: 'MI'nd blowing story of a spectacular comeback

Sachin Tendulkar. Ricky Ponting. Anil Kumble. Jonty Rhodes. Robin Singh. Shane Bond. John Wright.

Mumbai Indians celebrate their second IPL triumph
Mumbai Indians celebrate their second IPL triumph

A triumphant Mumbai Indians team celebrated their second IPL title at the iconic Wankhede stadium as its scores of fans thronged to stadium to cheer for the winning team.

Mahela Jayawardene approached for Legends T20 league
Mahela Jayawardene approached for Legends T20 league

Former Sri Lanka captain Mahela Jayawardene has been approached for the proposed Legends' T20 matches, promoted by legends Sachin Tendulkar and Shane Warne to make inroads into the untapped US market.

Players focused on task at hand: Ricky Ponting
Players focused on task at hand: Ricky Ponting

With a play-off berth at stake, Mumbai Indians coach Ricky Ponting today said that his wards are fully focussed on playing their best cricket in a must-win IPL match against Sunrisers Hyderabad on Sunday.

IPL 2015: Match against KKR is like final for us, says MI coach Ricky Ponting
IPL 2015: Match against KKR is like final for us, says MI coach Ricky Ponting

Emphasising on the importance of tomorrow's IPL match against Kolkata Knight Riders, Mumbai Indians coach Ricky Ponting today termed the clash against the defending champions as a "virtual final" for his team.

Five takeaways from IPL 2015

The Indian Premier League 2015 didn’t get off to the best of starts. Terming the opening ceremony as a disaster would be putting it mildly. However, that was quickly forgotten as the tournament got underway.

Learning leadership skills from Ricky Ponting, says Rohit Sharma
Learning leadership skills from Ricky Ponting, says Rohit Sharma

 Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma said on Monday that having two-time World Cup-winning captain Ricky Ponting in the side as coach helps him learn a lot about leadership skills and qualities.

Australian summer continues in Indian Premier League 2015

It's probably the best time to be an Australian cricketer. After lifting the World Cup trophy in their own backyard, many of them are leading the charge of their respective franchises in the Indian Premier League (IPL).

Mumbai Indians support-staff not hampering chances: Parthiv Patel
Mumbai Indians support-staff not hampering chances: Parthiv Patel

Rebutting assertions that the large Mumbai Indians coaching entourage is hampering the team's chances in IPL, wicketkeeper Parthiv Patel said that the results may not be coming but the star-studded support staff gives players space and their inputs are valuable.

IPL: Mumbai Indians' Unmukt Chand praises coach Ricky Ponting for support
IPL: Mumbai Indians' Unmukt Chand praises coach Ricky Ponting for support

 Mumbai Indians batsman Unmukt Chand on Monday heaped praise on team coach Ricky Ponting saying "if he believes in you, he backs you to the hilt".