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Virat Kohli's form crucial for India's success in Champions Trophy: ...
Melbourne [Australia], May 14 : Former Australian skipper Ricky Ponting believes that Indian skipper Virat Kohli, who is suffering from a lean patch, would have to find his form back in the upcoming Champions Trophy if the Men in Blue are to record back-to-back titles.

Ponting picks Dhoni as captain for his IPL 'all-time XI'
Melbourne [Australia], May 13 : Former Australian skipper Ricky Ponting has picked Rising Pune Supergiant's Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Royal Challengers Bangalore's Virat Kohli in his all-time Indian Premier League XI, which comprises of seven Indians and four overseas players.

Ponting analyses injured KL Rahul's absence behind RCB's fall
Melbourne [Australia], May 9 : Former Australian skipper Ricky Ponting has analysed that the shoulder injury to KL Rahul has played an underappreciated role in Royal Challengers Bangalore's (RCB) horror campaign in the ongoing tenth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL).

Ricky Ponting roots for Nitish Rana's debut in Indian squad
Melbourne [Australia], May 7 : Former Australian skipper Ricky Ponting believes Mumbai Indians' young left-handed batsman Nitish Rana could be in line to make his international debut after his breakthrough Indian Premier League (IPL) season.

Ponting warns critics against writing off 'champion' Dhoni
Melbourne [Australia], Apr 29 : Former Australian skipper Ricky Ponting has warned against writing off Mahendra Singh Dhoni as a dominant force in international cricket, adding that the former Indian captain has a significant role to play in the upcoming Champions Trophy, which is to be held in ...

Harbhajan, Raina in Ponting's Best IPL XI of 2017
Melbourne [Australia], Apr 28 : Gujarat Lions skipper Suresh Raina, Mumbai Indians spinner Harbhajan Singh and Sunrisers Hyderabad pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar have got a place in former Australian skipper Ricky Ponting's Best XI of IPL 2017.

It's challenging to select a best IPL playing XI: Ponting
Melbourne [Australia], Apr 21 : Former Mumbai Indians coach Ricky Ponting believes it can be a daunting task when it comes to selection of a best Indian Premier League (IPL) team.

Anderson finds Amla, Ponting 'most difficult batsmen' to bowl
Johannesburg [South Africa], Apr. 15 : England pacer James Anderson has revealed that he found South Africa's veteran batsman Hashim Amla and former Australian skipper Ricky Ponting the most difficult batsmen he bowled to.

Ricky Ponting concerned about Smith's captaincy workload
Johannesburg [South Africa], Apr. 06 : Former Australian skipper Ricky Ponting has voiced his concern over compatriot Steve Smith's captaincy workload as the latter prepares leads Rising Pune Supergiants in the ongoing tenth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL).

Kohli is 'world's best' batsman in ODIs, declares Ponting
Melbourne [Australia], Feb.8 : Former Australian skipper Ricky Ponting, who is one of the most prolific run-scorers in the history of cricket, has labelled Indian skipper Virat Kohli as the best batsman in the world at the moment and 'probably' the greatest one-day international cricketer ever.

The emotional Ponting-Martyn conversation before 2003 WC final
Melbourne [Australia], Jan. 10 : Former Australian skipper Ricky Ponting has revealed an emotional conversation he had with teammate Damien Martyn in the build-up to the 2003 World Cup final against India which ultimately proved to be a catalyst for one of the greatest partnerships in game's ...

The turning point in Ricky Ponting's career!
Melbourne [Australia], Jan. 8 : Former Australian skipper Ricky Ponting has made a interesting revelation about his career, saying his promotion in the batting order from number six to three during the 2001 Ashes series was a great turn-around and gave him the opportunity to prove his worth in the ...

Ricky Ponting appointed to coach Australian T20 side
Sydney, Jan 1 : Former Australian World Cup winning captain Ricky Ponting has been appointed as the coach of the national team for the home T20 series against Sri Lanka.

Ricky Ponting appointed to coach Australian T20 side
Sydney, Jan 1 : Former Australian World Cup winning captain Ricky Ponting has been appointed as the coach of the national team for the home T20 series against Sri Lanka.

Ponting named Australia's assistant coach for Lanka series
Melbourne [Australia], Jan.1 : Former Australian skipper Ricky Ponting has been named as an interim assistant coach of the national team for the three-match T20 series against Sri Lanka to be held in February.

Ricky Ponting 'open' to selection, coaching talks with Cricket ...
Melbourne [Australia], Nov. 23 : Admitting it has been "hard" to sit back and watch Steve Smith and his teammates struggle, former skipper Ricky Ponting has affirmed that he is definitely open to assist wherever he can within the Australian cricket set up.

Faf should count himself `lucky`, says Ponting
Melbourne [Australia], Nov. 23 : Seemingly disappointed with the International Cricket Council's (ICC) decision to only fine 100 percent of Faf du Plessis's match fee in the 'mintgate' row, former Australian captain Ricky Ponting has said the Proteas skipper should count himself "lucky" he has not ...

Australian cricket suffering from brain drain: Ponting
Melbourne [Australia], Nov. 17 : At a time when questions are being raised on Australian cricket following their recent slump, former skipper Ricky Ponting has identified a crucial problem, saying it is suffering a brain drain as greats choose the cashed-up commentary box ahead of coaching.

McGrath was hardest player for me to captain:Ponting
Melbourne [Australia], Nov.5 : Taking a cheeky dig at Glenn McGrath, former Australian cricketer Ricky Ponting has revealed that the pace legend was the most difficult player to handle during his tenure as captain.

Ponting would have been dropped had he not retired in 2012, says ...
Melbourne [Australia], Oct. 18 : Former Australian skipper Michael Clarke has revealed that the team management was about to drop Ricky Ponting in 2012 had he not retired in Perth against South Africa.

Ricky Ponting Headlines Executive Leadership Program for Indian ...
New Delhi, Sept 8 : Former Australian cricket captain Ricky Ponting today visited Mumbai - "his second home" - to help launch an exciting education initiative between BSchool and its partner, the Australian School of Applied Management (ASAM), and the Tasmanian Government.

`Arch-nemesis` Harbhajan Singh still gives Ricky Ponting nightmares
New Delhi , Sept.5 : Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting has revealed that he still gets nightmares about veteran Indian off-spinner Harbhajan Singh, whom he describes as 'arch-nemesis' from his playing days.

Josh Hazlewood backs Ponting's call for regulation of oversized bat ...
Melbourne, July 6 : Australia fast bowler Josh Hazlewood has backed former skipper Ricky Ponting's suggestion that the size and weight of modern-day cricket bats should be regulated in order to restore balance between bat and ball in the Test format.

Ponting calls for regulation of oversized bats in Test cricket
Melbourne, July 5 : Taking a strong objection towards modern-day cricket bats, former Australia captain Ricky Ponting has expressed that the size and weight of bats should be regulated in order to restore balance in an increasingly batsman-dominated game.

Ricky Ponting offers himself up for Australia coaching role
Johannesburg, Apr.8 : Former Australian skipper Ricky Ponting has expressed his desire to coach the Australian cricket team, saying he will be pleased to opt for the role but not before three years.

Ponting left 'red-faced' after being bowled out three times by ...
Melbourne, Dec.17 : Former Australian captain Ricky Ponting has admitted that he was left 'quite embarrassed' when former Ashes rival Andrew Flintoff bowled him out three times consecutively during the Ponting Foundation's launch of the Biggest Game of Cricket charity event.

Ponting believes day-night Test can reinvigorate Hobart
Johannesburg, Dec.09 : Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting believes that the roaring success of the day-night Test match in Adelaide could be seen as an example to secure embattled Hobart's status as a Test venue.

Ponting remembers `infectious` Hughes on death anniversary
Melbourne, Nov.25 : As the first death anniversary of former Australian batsman Phillip Hughes nears, former skipper Ricky Ponting has paid tribute to the late cricketer, saying that he will miss his 'infectious personality'.

Facing Johnson in nets was horrible, says Ponting
Melbourne, Nov. 18 : Paying tribute to former Australian fast bowler Mitchell Johnson, former skipper Ricky Ponting has revealed that it was a horrible experience to face the recently retired pacer in the nets.

Ponting was with McCullum when Cairns approached him
Johannesburg, Oct.20 : Former Australia skipper Ricky Ponting has revealed before the London court that he was with New Zealand batsman Brendan McCullum when the latter received a phone call from Chris Cairns regarding business proposal linked to match-fixing.