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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

Was surprised with Tim Paine's 'gutsy' decision to bowl: Ricky Ponting

Put in to bat by Australia on Thursday at the Kia Oval, England were pegged back from a strong position at 103-1 after lunch as all-rounder Mitchell Marsh ran through the middle order to leave the hosts reeling at 271/8 at stumps on Day 1.
 

Sep 13, 2019, 15:49 PM IST

'Genius' Steve Smith can be dismissed, reveals Ricky Ponting

On Thursday, Smith -- who had to miss the third Ashes Test due to concussion -- played an incredible knock of 211 to help Australia post a mammoth first inning total of 497/8 and take the driver's seat at the Old Trafford.
 

Sep 06, 2019, 18:55 PM IST

Ashes: Leave off, Ricky Ponting tells Stuart Broad 'bunny' David Warner

Compared to his stellar World Cup, Warner has had a nightmare of a series, averaging 11.28 with the bat and falling five times in seven innings to Broad.

Sep 05, 2019, 17:49 PM IST

Ricky Ponting optimistic about Australia's win in 3rd Ashes Test

Root (75*) and Ben Stokes (2*) will resume day four from 156/3.

Aug 25, 2019, 13:14 PM IST

India vs West Indies: Virat Kohli eyes Ricky Ponting's elite Test record

Kohli has struck 18 Test centuries as the skipper of Team India and needs just one more century to equal Australia's Ricky Ponting's tally of 19 Test tons as a skipper.

Aug 21, 2019, 11:12 AM IST

Ricky Ponting feels Tim Paine should use Steve Smith's experience

Ponting`s comments came in after Smith was seen offering advice to bowlers and discussing with Paine on numerous occasions during the first Ashes Test match. 

Aug 04, 2019, 15:28 PM IST

Batting in the first innings let the team down: Ricky Ponting

Mitchell Starc and Josh Hazlewood are not playing in the match but Ponting said it is too soon to question the selection of the playing XI while adding that if they lose, selectors may reconsider their bowling attack.

Aug 03, 2019, 17:00 PM IST

Ricky Ponting lauds Ben Stokes for his maturity

England will next take on Australia in the Ashes, set to begin from August 3. 

Jul 24, 2019, 15:30 PM IST

World Cup 2019: Australian top order can deliver if David Warner wavers, says Ricky Ponting

Warner came in for criticism after making just 56 runs off 84 balls against India, with Australia eventually falling 36 short of a target of 353 to lose the match.

Jun 11, 2019, 17:40 PM IST

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: How Ricky Ponting plans to help Aussies against India's pace power

Ricky Ponting is aware of how big a threat Jasprit Bumrah could be when the Aussies take on India in ICC Cricket World Cup 2019.

Jun 09, 2019, 09:01 AM IST

Decision on Kagiso Rabada taken by South Africa: Ricky Ponting

Ponting though believes that Boult has the ability to take over from Rabada.

May 03, 2019, 17:53 PM IST

You will do special things in 2019 World Cup: Yuvraj Singh to Hardik Pandya

Pandya is back to his best, at least with the bat, following testing times which saw him serve an interim suspension for making sexist comments on a popular chat show.

May 03, 2019, 16:49 PM IST

Kagiso Rabada ruled out of remainder of IPL 2019 with back injury

Injured Kagiso Rabada was on Friday ruled of the rest of the IPL after South Africa decided to call the pacer back as a precautionary measure ahead of the World Cup.

May 03, 2019, 13:42 PM IST

Backing talented players like Rishabh Pant has worked for us: Ricky Ponting

Delhi Capitals now have 14 points from 11 matches, which include seven wins and four losses, and Ponting believes that his team is peaking at the right time. 

Apr 26, 2019, 17:24 PM IST

Presence of Ricky Ponting, Sourav Ganguly made the difference for Delhi: Prithvi Shaw

Delhi Capitals posted a six-wicket win over Rajasthan Royals here on Monday night and acquired pole position in the IPL.

Apr 23, 2019, 17:39 PM IST

'Host' of problems for Delhi Capitals ahead of Kings XI Punjab clash

Standing in their way will be mid-table team Kings XI Punjab, who are also eyeing the title that has so far remained elusive.

Apr 20, 2019, 15:23 PM IST

Rishabh Pant in focus as confident Delhi Capitals eye home gains against Mumbai Indians

Pant has been mum on being ignored for the World Cup in favour of Dinesh Karthik and it would be interesting to see how the 21-year-old's bat responds to the disappointment.

Apr 18, 2019, 15:33 PM IST

Ricky Ponting surprised at Rishabh Pant's WC exclusion, says he could have been India's X factor

Ponting met Pant on Monday night, hours after the India squad was announced with Dinesh Karthik being preferred over the 21-year-old for the reserve wicketkeeper's slot.

Apr 17, 2019, 17:28 PM IST