Ricky Ponting

Ricky Ponting shares 'treasured memories' from his three successful World Cup campaigns; see here

The Australian team has lifted the 50-over World Cup on five occasions and has the most number of ODI WC titles in the world.

Jul 01, 2020, 16:30 PM IST

Can't believe it's been 21 years: Ricky Ponting posts picture of his 1999 World Cup jersey

Ponting amassed 13,378 runs in 168 Tests, 13,704 runs in 375 ODIs and 401 runs in 17 Twenty20Is he played for Australia during his career.

Jun 20, 2020, 14:31 PM IST

Sachin Tendulkar, Mohammad Azharuddin among top 5 players with most outfield catches in ODIs

The international cricket is all set to resume with the three-match Test series between West Indies and England,beginning July 8.

Jun 19, 2020, 16:59 PM IST

Sachin Tendulkar among top 5 cricketers with most international runs from January 2001 to December 2010

Former Australian skipper Ricky Ponting tops the list with a total of 19,718 runs, followed by Sri Lankan great Kumar Sangakkara with 17,069 runs.

May 10, 2020, 17:11 PM IST

Sachin Tendulkar only Indian in Tillakaratne Dilshan's all-time ODI XI

The 43-year-old has picked up his former teammate Sanath Jayasuriya and former Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar as the opening pair of his all-time ODI Playing XI.

May 10, 2020, 11:39 AM IST

Sachin Tendulkar, Brian Lara among Mohammad Yousuf's all-time favourite cricketers

With no cricket being played due to coronavirus pandemic, former and current players are keeping themselves busy by engaging with fans on social media.

May 03, 2020, 18:11 PM IST

Ricky Ponting shares throwback picture of 1998 Commonwealth Games jacket

Along with the picture, Ponting said that the match was one of the few occassions when Australia were not good enough and South Africa outplayed them totally in the gold medal match.

May 03, 2020, 16:57 PM IST

Ricky Ponting shares picture of bat with which he played 'proudest' knock

Former Australia skipper Ricky Ponting on Friday posted picture of the bat with which he played a knock of 156 against England in the 2005 Ashes Series – an innings which he is "most proud of" in his entire career.

Apr 24, 2020, 17:20 PM IST

Ricky Ponting was my 'hero' growing up, reveals Marcus Stoinis

Stoinis' comments came during a live chat on Delhi Capitals` official Instagram handle.

Apr 20, 2020, 09:33 AM IST

Ricky Ponting tweets picture of bat he scored ton with in 2003 ICC World Cup final

On March 23, 2003, Ponting led Australia to the World Cup title by scoring an unbeaten 140 as his marauding side won by 125 runs against India skippered by Sourav Ganguly in Johannesburg.

Mar 23, 2020, 18:23 PM IST

ICC shares collage of batsmen with best pull shots, Rohit Sharma reacts to his omission

Earlier, the BCCI had decided to postpone the 2020 Indian Premier League (IPL) till April 15 amid coronavirus pandemic.


Mar 23, 2020, 13:26 PM IST

Can't wait to sit alongside Ricky Ponting in IPL, says Delhi Capitals wicketkeeper Alex Carey

Speaking after the IPL auction, Ponting had said the young wicketkeeper-batsman could win a lot of games for the IPL side in his new number 4 role and is also a good backup option to wicketkeeper Rishabh Pant.

Mar 03, 2020, 17:06 PM IST

Ricky Ponting backs Rishabh Pant to be back in India XI

Rishabh Pant, the left-handed wicketkeeper batsman, has gone to New Zealand as part of Virat Kohli-led Indian cricket ream but was not picked in the playing XI in the first two T20 Internationals against the host. Even though KL Rahul has been taking charge of the wicketkeeping dutings and coming good with the bat, former Australian captain Ricky Ponting is confident of the 22-year-old Rishabh Pant making a comeback in the playing XI soon.

Jan 27, 2020, 18:11 PM IST

Ricky Ponting, Shane Warne to lead teams in Australian bushfire relief match

The bushfire relief fundraiser will take place on the final day of this year's Big Bash League (BBL) i.e on February 8.

Jan 12, 2020, 14:34 PM IST

Misbah-ul-Haq opposes four-day Test, says it can end players' career

Pakistan head coach and chief selector Misbah-ul-Haq has opposed the idea of reducing Test matches to four-day affairs, saying that it can result in career-threatening injuries to players-- especially to bowlers. 

Jan 11, 2020, 15:58 PM IST

Virat Kohli named captain in Ricky Ponting's Test team of decade

Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting on Monday announced his Test team of the decade and named Virat Kohli as its skipper.

Dec 30, 2019, 14:51 PM IST

Ricky Ponting asked by fan to take a photo, but not with him

Ahead of the start of the Day-Night Test on Friday, a fan handed over his phone to Ponting, asking the former Australia captain to click his picture with Australian sports presenter Melanie McLaughlin.

Nov 29, 2019, 14:15 PM IST

Virat Kohli becomes fastest to 5,000 Test runs as captain

Virat Kohli on Friday became the fastest to reach 5,000 Test runs as captain of a team. Kohli has taken 86 innings to get to the milestone, thus pipping former Australian skipper Ricky Ponting who took 97 innings to get there.

Nov 22, 2019, 21:02 PM IST

Virat Kohli becomes first Indian batsman to score seven double centuries in Tests

The 31-year-old reached the mark on the second day of the ongoing second Test against South Africa at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Pune on Thursday.

Oct 11, 2019, 16:01 PM IST

Virat Kohli slams 26th Test ton, equals Ricky Ponting's record as captain

Indian skipper Virat Kohli on Friday equalled former Australia skipper Ricky Ponting's record of scoring maximum number of Test centuries as captain.

Oct 11, 2019, 13:02 PM IST