Ricky Ponting

2005 Ashes 'best Test series' I played in my career: Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting

On this day, 15 years ago, the 2005 edition of the Ashes series began, which is widely regarded as one of the best-ever in the history of the longest format.

published on : 21st July 2020

'This baby': Ricky Ponting shares pictures of favourite bat, says it's worn out now

Rated as one of the best batters of all time, Ponting played 168 Tests, 375 ODIs and 17 T20Is for Australia scoring 27,483 runs across formats.

published on : 19th May 2020

Usman Khawaja was dropped due to inconsistency, his return will be difficult: Ricky Ponting

The 33-year-old Khawaja was recently left out of the Australia's annual list of contracted players after he was dropped midway through last year's Ashes.

published on : 18th May 2020

Former Australia skipper Ricky Ponting reveals bat with which he played 'proudest' knock

England had won that Ashes series 2-1 against Australia. Australia had emerged victorious in the opening Test at Lord's, but then the side went on to lose the second and fourth Test match.England had won that Ashes series 2-1 against Australia. Australia had emerged victorious in the opening Test at Lord's, but then the side went on to lose the second and fourth Test match.

published on : 24th April 2020

Ricky Ponting reveals fastest-spell faced by him in cricketing career

Ricky Ponting said that Shoaib Akhtar's 1999 spell in Perth was the fastest bowling he had ever faced in his career.

published on : 15th April 2020

Ricky Ponting reveals the best over he ever faced

England had won the game by two runs in a thrilling encounter and Ponting still remembers Flintoff's fiery over from that match.

published on : 10th April 2020

Revealed: Australian great Ricky Ponting's favourite piece of memorabilia

Ponting has still managed to salvage his original 'Baggy Green' cap he received in his first match for the country!

published on : 5th April 2020

Shane Warne gave me nickname 'Punter', says Ricky Ponting

The word punt in Australian lingo means to place a bet on horse races or dog races, usually.

published on : 28th January 2020

Marnus Labuschagne seems like the right guy to lead Australia in future: Ricky Ponting

Ponting also believes that the current leader Tim Paine does not have age on his side, but he will give him another year to do the captaincy duties.

published on : 3rd January 2020

Ricky Ponting picks Virat Kohli as captain of his Test team of the decade

Ponting's Test team of the 2010s doesn't feature any other Indian apart from Kohli, who is currently ranked No. 1 in both ICC Test and ODI rankings for batsmen.

published on : 30th December 2019

Indian attack is fantastic but spinners tend to struggle in Australia: Ricky Ponting

Helped by an impressive battery of fast bowlers, led by Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami and Ishant Sharma, India have risen to the pinnacle of Test rankings.

published on : 3rd December 2019

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

Ponting, along with Melanie, is part of the commentary team of Channel Seven for the ongoing two-Test series between Australia and Pakistan.

published on : 29th November 2019

India vs Bangladesh: Virat Kohli slams 27th Test ton, surpasses Ricky Ponting's record as captain

India captain Virat Kohli on Saturday surpassed former Australia skipper Ricky Ponting by slamming his 20th hundred as a Test skipper.

published on : 23rd November 2019

We haven't seen the best of Babar Azam yet, says Ricky Ponting

25-year-old Azam played a knock of 157 against Australia A last week and is also ranked as the number-three batsman in the ICC ODI rankings.

published on : 19th November 2019