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Sammy sees result in Oval pitch but no advantage


April 15th, 2012 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, April 15 (IANS/CMC) West Indies captain Darren Sammy expects the Queen's Park Oval pitch to produce a result but does not believe it will offer a home advantage."A ... Read more...

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Ponting calls for separate window for IPL


April 3rd, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 3 (IANS) Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting has once again highlighted the need for a separate window for the Indian Premier League (IPL).Ponting, who played in the inaugural ... Read more...

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Ponting wary of Windies threat


April 3rd, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), April 3 (IANS/CMC) Former captain Ricky Ponting says Australia are bracing for a strong challenge from a rejuvenated West Indies and would spare no effort in thoroughly preparing for ... Read more...

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Ponting chooses rest over county cricket


March 23rd, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, March 23 (IANS) Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting has opted to rest after a demanding home season and will not be playing county cricket in England.Ponting will enjoy a ... Read more...

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Food poison scare for Tasmanian cricketers


March 7th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 7 (IANS) Ahead of the final round of Sheffield Shield games, some of the Tasmanian cricketers were down with food poisoning and had to be put on intravenous ... Read more...

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Lee wants to bowl despite broken foot


March 1st, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, March 1 (IANS) Australian fast bowler Brett Lee wants to continue playing ODIs despite a sore right foot which scans have revealed is still broken.The 35-year-old admitted that the ... Read more...

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CA chief defends axed Ponting


February 26th, 2012 - 1:08 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 25 (IANS) Cricket Australia's chief executive James Sutherland came out in support of former captain Ricky Ponting over claims he acted selfishly after his axing from Australia's one ... Read more...

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Bailey replaces Clarke for Sunday’s ODI against India (Lead)


February 17th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 17 (IANS) Australian skipper Michael Clarke will miss Sunday's ODI against India in Brisbane and has been replaced by George Bailey in the 14-member squad announced by Cricket ... Read more...

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Clarke to miss Sunday’s clash against India


February 17th, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 17 (IANS) Australian skipper Michael Clarke may have to miss Sunday's ODI against India in Brisbane as well.Clarke injured his hamstring in Adelaide last week and had to ... Read more...

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Kohli blasts Australia for sledging


January 26th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Jan 26 (IANS) Young middle-order batsman Virat Kohli, who struck his maiden Test century Thursday, blasted the Australian team for their over-indulgence in sledging and also the local ... Read more...

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Won’t be retiring at the end of this Test: Ponting


January 24th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Jan 24 (IANS) Former Australian captain Ricky Ponting Tuesday sent out a strong message to his detractors with his 41st Test century and said he won't be retiring after ... Read more...

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Not worried with Zaheer’s comments: Ponting


January 11th, 2012 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 11 (IANS) Former Australian captain Ricky Ponting is not bothered with Zaheer Khan calling him a grinder and said he was happy with his batting style."What Zaheer has ... Read more...

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Ponting wants to carry on even after India series


December 28th, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 28 (IANS) Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting indicated Wednesday that he has no intentions of hanging up his boots after the Test series against India.Ponting, third all-time ... Read more...

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First Test evenly poised as 15 wickets fall on third day (Roundup)


December 28th, 2011 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 28 (IANS) On a day when 15 wickets fell, the first cricket Test between India and Australia was tantalisingly poised after the third day's play at the ... Read more...

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Older players like Tendulkar inspire Ponting


December 27th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 27 (IANS) Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting Tuesday said older players like Sachin Tendulkar inspired him to score a flamboyant 62 in the first innings against India ... Read more...

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ICC should make DRS mandatory: Ponting


December 27th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 27 (IANS) Former Australian captain Ricky Ponting Tuesday fired a subtle shot at the Indian cricket board saying that the decision review system should be compulsory in Test ... Read more...

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Warner, Marsh and Ponting victims of Yadav’s burst


December 26th, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 26 (IANS) Umesh Yadav's fiery spell at the Boxing Day Test was reminiscent of his Indian teammate Ishant Sharma's spells of burst when India toured Down Under four ... Read more...

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Big Bash: Hurricanes’ convincing 31-run victory


December 18th, 2011 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Dec 18 (IANS) Hobart Hurricanes began their Big Bash League Twenty20 campaign with a convincing 31-run victory over Perth Scorchers at the WACA Ground here Sunday.Electing to bat, Hurricanes ... Read more...

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Dravid could be an inspiration for Ponting


December 17th, 2011 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 17 (IANS) Former Australian captain Ricky Ponting, who is struggling with form, can look up to Rahul Dravid as a inspiration that Test batsmen can fire even ... Read more...

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Arthur backs Khawaja to come good in Tests


December 17th, 2011 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 17 (IANS) Australian coach Mickey Arthur feels young batsman Usman Khawaja has the technique and ability to succeed in Test cricket.Khawaja has been seen as a potential to ... Read more...

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Preparation for Test series against India will be ideal: Ponting


December 17th, 2011 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 17 (IANS) Former Australian captain Ricky Ponting, who is struggling with form, said his preparation for the Boxing Day Test against India will be the best but admitted ... Read more...

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Rookie of 2007, Ishant back in Australia with excitement


December 16th, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Canberra, Dec 16 (IANS) India fast bowler Ishant Sharma said the fiercely fought 2007-08 series against Australia helped him emerge as a better bowler in international cricket.The 23-year-old tall, lanky ... 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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Watson asks fellow players to clear their names


October 12th, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 12 (IANS) All-rounder Shane Watson feels his countrymen Nathan Bracken and Ricky Ponting must clear their name at the earliest following bookie Mazhar Majeed's startling claim that Australian ... Read more...

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Ponting to play in Tasmania’s Sheffield Shield opener


October 8th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 8 (IANS) Defending Sheffield Shield champions Tasmania will be bolstered by the presence of former Australian captain Ricky Ponting when they take on Western Australia in the season-opener ... Read more...

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Ponting and wife Rianna blessed with second child


September 8th, 2011 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Canberra, Sep 8 (IANS) Former Australian Captain Team captain Ricky Ponting and wife Rianna Thursday celebrated the birth of their second child in Sydney.Ponting, who flew home to Australia following ... Read more...

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Clarke praises team for win over Sri Lanka


August 21st, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Aug 21 (IANS) Australian captain Michael Clarke has praised the patience shown by his players during the five-wicket win over Sri Lanka that gave the visitors an unassailable 3-1 ... Read more...

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Andrew Strauss to get ICC mace after Oval Test


August 15th, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 15 (IANS) England captain Andrew Strauss will receive the International Cricket Council's (ICC) mace for becoming the World No.1 Test side after the conclusion of the fourth Test ... Read more...

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I am there if needed, Ponting tells Clarke


August 5th, 2011 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 5 (IANS) Former Australian captain Ricky Ponting doesn't want to give any unsolicited advice to his teammates, but said if the boys, including his successor Michael Clarke, need ... 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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Former players back Katich; why sack only him, asks Warne


June 9th, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, June 9 (IANS) Spin legend Shane Warne feels that Simon Katich should not have been the only 30-plus cricketer left out from Cricket Australia (CA) central contracts.Warne stopped short ... Read more...

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Ex-ICC chief Speed’s book reveals India-Oz Monkeygate ‘collusion’


April 8th, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr. 8 (ANI): Former International Cricket Council boss Malcolm Speed has published a letter in which the Indian and Australian boards are accused of colluding in a way that could ... Read more...

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World champions India still second in ICC ODI team rankings


April 4th, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, April 4 (IANS) India are the new World champions but Australia continue to head the latest International Cricket Council (ICC) One-day Internationals (ODIs) team rankings released Monday.India, who ... Read more...

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Stigma of lossing three Ashes series will remain for life: Ponting


March 30th, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar. 30 (ANI): Outgoing Australian captain Ricky Ponting has admitted that the stigma of losing three Ashes series as skipper will remain with him for life.For all his brilliance as a ... Read more...

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