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Clarke admits he is in talks with Pune Warriors


March 26th, 2012 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 26 (IANS) Australian cricket captain Michael Clarke admits that he is in talks with Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Pune Warriors."That opportunity has been presented to my management ... Read more...

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Everyone has to perform in the team now: Clarke


December 21st, 2011 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 21 (IANS) Australian cricket captain Michael Clarke feels that the selection of Ed Cowan has sent a strong message to all the the players - perform or perish."Ed ... Read more...

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No regrets about standing down: Ponting


December 7th, 2011 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Hobart, Dec 7 (IANS) Former Australian cricket captain Ricky Ponting Wednesday said he has not regrets about standing down for Michael Clarke.Ponting feels his decision to step down as Australian ... Read more...

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Taylor, Fleming want Watson to cut down on workload


October 24th, 2011 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 24 (IANS) Former Australian cricket captain Mark Taylor has said that all-rounder Shane Watson should remain a Test opener to manage his workload in both all forms of ... Read more...

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Confident with the squad we have: Clarke


August 4th, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 4 (IANS) Australian cricket captain Michael Clarke has admitted that it would take some time for his team to get back among the best in Tests and said ... Read more...

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Ponting joins native Hobart Hurricanes to show loyalty


July 7th, 2011 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Hobart, July 7 (IANS) Former Australian cricket captain Ricky Ponting has signed up with the Hobart Hurricanes for the Twenty20 Big Bash League primarily to represent his home state of ... Read more...

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Clarke perplexed over media coverage of his birthday


April 4th, 2011 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Apr. 4 (ANI): Australian cricket captain Michael Clarke has said that he was perplexed as to why his 30th birthday celebrations attracted so much public interest."I probably laughed a bit like ... Read more...

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Clarke celebrates 30th birthday in Sydney


April 3rd, 2011 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Apr.3 (ANI): Australian cricketer Michael Clarke celebrated his 30th birthday and his appointment, as Australian cricket captain with a partying spree across Sydney with close friends and family.The celebrations extended to ... Read more...

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Michael Clarke introduces new girlfriend to his parents


March 31st, 2011 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 31 (ANI): Australian cricket captain Michael Clarke is said to have introduced his girlfriend of seven months Kyly Boldy to his family.Last night, the Clarke family celebrated Clarke's 30th birthday, ... Read more...

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Clarke has many challenges as Australian Cricket captain


March 30th, 2011 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar.30 (ANI): Pressure mounts on Michael Clarke who has been appointed as the Australian cricket team's captain after Ricky Ponting bowed to pressure and quit the captaincy, following the team's early ... Read more...

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Ponting looking forward to facing ‘unpredictable’ Pak team on Saturday


March 18th, 2011 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Mar 18 (ANI): Australian cricket captain Ricky Ponting has said he is looking forward to the champions being tested by Pakistan in their final group match of the World Cup.Australia ... Read more...

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Tantrum throwing Ponting could spend more time exploring post career options


March 18th, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Mar. 18 (ANI): Having blown his fuse twice during the current World Cup, Australian cricket captain Ricky Ponting could soon be spending more time with his family, which is to have ... Read more...

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Ponting describes Pakistan as a very dangerous side, similar to Australia


March 6th, 2011 - 3:52 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo, Mar 6(ANI): Australian cricket captain Ricky Ponting has described Pakistan as a very dangerous side, predicting that the team will get better by the day as the 2011 World Cup progresses.Speaking ... Read more...

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‘I’m not ready to walk away from playing for Australia,’ says Ponting


March 5th, 2011 - 10:47 am ICT by ANI
Colombo, Mar. 5 (ANI): Australian cricket captain Ricky Ponting has rubbished speculation that he would stand down from the one-day side after the 2011 World Cup, by saying that he is determined ... Read more...

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India, South Africa outstanding teams: Ponting


February 11th, 2011 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 11 (IANS) Australian cricket captain Ricky Ponting said Friday that India and South Africa were "outstanding teams" but his side too had the momentum with it to go for its ... Read more...

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Don’t know why selectors didn’t give Hussey more time: Ponting


February 9th, 2011 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 9 (IANS) Australian cricket captain Ricky Ponting Wednesday described injured middle-order batsman Michael Hussey's axing from the World Cup squad as a "huge loss" and said he was not sure ... Read more...

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Ex-Test star Walters, pacer Hastings back Clarke to answer critics boos


January 31st, 2011 - 7:33 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane, Jan.31 (ANI): Former Test great Doug Walters and fast bowler John Hastings have backed stand-in Australian cricket captain Michael Clarke to silence his critics after responding well to what they called ... Read more...

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Australia must go for pace rather than spin in World Cup: Border


January 31st, 2011 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan.31 (ANI): Former Australian cricket captain and now Fox Sports cricket expert Allan Border believes that the best chance for his country to nail the ICC cricket World Cup for the ... Read more...

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In Ponting and Chappell’s eyes, Watson is the key to Oz World Cup hopes


January 14th, 2011 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan.14 (ANI): In Australian cricket captain Ricky Ponting's eyes, the nation's chances of winning the World Cup for a fourth consecutive time rest with New South Wales all-rounder Shane Watson.'He would ... Read more...

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Ashes series loss: Ponting welcomes thorough review


January 10th, 2011 - 11:26 am ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan.10 (ANI): Australian cricket captain Ricky Ponting wants Australia's failure to continue producing high-quality Test cricketers probed as part of a wide-ranging review into the dreadful Ashes campaign.Questioning the strength ... Read more...

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Ricky Ponting to undergo finger surgery


January 3rd, 2011 - 10:25 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Perth, Jan 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Australian cricket captain Ricky Ponting is set to undergo finger surgery.The surgery will be held on Tuesday and it is hoped that it will correct his ... Read more...

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Twitter users blame Ponting for a multitude of sins.


December 29th, 2010 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec. 29 (ANI): Not only does he have to contend with becoming the first Australian cricket captain to lose the Ashes three times, but now Ricky Ponting is being blamed for ... Read more...

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If we lose again, will probably be looking for another job: Ponting


December 29th, 2010 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec. 29 (ANI): Losing Australian cricket captain Ricky Ponting said on Wednesday that he would probably be reviewing his future as skipper and could be looking for a new job if ... Read more...

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Desperate Ponting ready to risk long-term injury to play Boxing Day Test


December 22nd, 2010 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec. 22 (ANI): Australian cricket captain Ricky Ponting is in immense pain, but is quite desperate to play in the Boxing Day Ashes Test that begins from December 26.According to the ... Read more...

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Ashes: Ponting believes Johnson spell could set up series


December 20th, 2010 - 3:54 pm ICT by ANI
Perth, Dec. 20 (ANI): Australian cricket captain Ricky Ponting believes that given his present rip-roaring form, left-arm fast bowler Mitchell Johnson, has set up the remaining part of the Ashes series nicely.Johnson's ... Read more...

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Ponting’s captaincy is hurting Australia: Ian Chappell


December 20th, 2010 - 3:54 pm ICT by ANI
Perth, Dec. 20 (ANI): Former Australian cricket captain and now television commentator Ian Chappell has said that incumbent skipper Ricky Ponting is trying too hard to prove he's worthy, and adds that ... Read more...

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Ponting losing his streak of defiance


December 17th, 2010 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
Perth, Dec. 17 (ANI): Australian cricket captain Ricky Ponting has failed to score again in the ongoing third Ashes Test against England, coming up with scores of 12 and 1, and for ... Read more...

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Ponting to be tested over Johnson’s poor form


November 29th, 2010 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane (Australia), Nov.29 (ANI): Australian cricket captain Ricky Ponting could face an intriguing test of loyalty when it comes to left-arm fast bowler Mitchell Johnson, who has been in poor form with ... Read more...

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‘I want to leave a great legacy for Australian cricket,’ says Ponting


November 23rd, 2010 - 3:43 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane (Australia), Nov. 23 (ANI): Australian cricket captain Ricky Ponting has said that he is concerned and worried about the legacy that he leaves behind once he decides to hang up his ... Read more...

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Punter can’t keep gambling on costly hook: Roebuck


November 19th, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov.19 (ANI): Australian cricket captain Ricky Ponting would need to be mindful of not repeating his weakness for impulsively hooking the short ball when he squares up against England in the ... Read more...

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Sachin’s stupendous run inspires me: Ponting


November 9th, 2010 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 9 (IANS) Australian cricket captain Ricky Ponting is inspired by the way Sachin Tendulkar is playing late in his career, and said he hopes to get better with age ... Read more...

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Oz cricket greats back Clarke as Ponting successor


November 5th, 2010 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 5 (ANI): Former Australian cricket captain and well known commentator Richie Benaud has backed Michael Clarke to succeed Ricky Ponting as Test captain despite reports of dressing room dissent."I see ... Read more...

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Hauritz resists Ponting’s push for change in bowling style


November 3rd, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov. 3 (ANI): Australian cricket captain Ricky Ponting and off-spinner Nathan Hauritz remain on a collision course after the latter declared he would be sticking to his tried-and-true formula leading ... Read more...

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Ponting backs under-pressure Hussey to come good in Ashes


November 3rd, 2010 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 3 (ANI): Australian cricket captain Ricky Ponting has backed under-pressure batsman Mike Hussey to regain form for the Ashes starting on November 25 in Brisbane, and also endorsed him to ... Read more...

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Ponting says will target `England weak links’ Cook, KP during Ashes


October 26th, 2010 - 11:26 am ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct. 26 (ANI): Australian cricket captain Ricky Ponting has said that he will target England batsmen Kevin Pietersen and Alistair Cook during the forthcoming Ashes series, as he sees them as ... Read more...

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