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Ponting’s inspirational impact can lead Oz cricket back to its former glory: Langer


March 28th, 2011 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 28(ANI): Former Australian batsman Justin Langer believes that captain Ricky Ponting is the right man to lead Australian cricket back to its former glory despite the national team's World Cup ... Read more...

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Ponting vows to fight on, hopes to find form like Sachin


March 27th, 2011 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 27 (IANS) Australian captain Ricky Ponting Sunday reaffirmed that he will not retire in the near future following his team's exit from the World Cup and hoped ... Read more...

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Ponting to decide international future during ‘crucial next few days’


March 27th, 2011 - 12:11 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 27(ANI): Australian captain Ricky Ponting has said that the next few days will be crucial in deciding his international future, but insists that he still has a lot to offer.Ponting ... Read more...

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Haddin backs ‘consistent leader’ Ponting’s captaincy


March 26th, 2011 - 3:37 pm ICT by ANI
Ahmedabad, Mar 26(ANI): Australian wicketkeeper Brad Haddin has said that captain Ricky Ponting didn't allow his poor form in the World Cup group stage to affect his leadership duties.Ponting had scored 102 ... Read more...

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Ponting defends pace gamble in World Cup


March 26th, 2011 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
Ahmedabad, Mar. 26 (ANI): Australian captain Ricky Ponting has defended his decision to go into the quarterfinal match against India with his pace arsenal, and rejected suggestions that Brett Lee, Shaun Tait ... Read more...

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World Cup exit not the end of an era for Oz cricket: Ponting


March 25th, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
Ahemadabad, Mar 25(ANI): Australian captain Ricky Ponting has reiterated that he would continue as an international cricketer despite his team's early exit from the World Cup.Ponting made 104, his first international ... Read more...

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Ponting’s decorated one-day career has run its course: Robert Craddock


March 25th, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 25(ANI): Australian captain Ricky Ponting's decorated one-day career, which had an appropriately memorable finish, has run its course, noted cricket expert Robert Craddock has said."Ricky Ponting's century against India may ... Read more...

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India end Australia’s World Cup domination; face Pakistan in semis (Roundup)


March 25th, 2011 - 12:58 am ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, March 24 (IANS) India ended Australia's 12-year domination of the World Cup, scoring a thrilling five-wicket victory in the quarterfinal here Thursday to set-up a dream date with ... Read more...

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Australia to bat against India, Sehwag replaces Pathan


March 24th, 2011 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, March 24 (IANS) Australia captain Ricky Ponting won the toss and opted to bat against India in the quarter-final of the World Cup at the Sardar Patel Stadium ... Read more...

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Never known Tendulkar to walk when given out: Ponting


March 23rd, 2011 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
Ahmedabad, Mar. 23 (ANI): Days before the India-Australia quarterfinal encounter at the Sardar Patel Stadium in Motera, Australian captain Ricky Ponting has gone on the front foot verbally, and said that ... Read more...

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Cricket Australia denies report about Ponting’s retirement


March 23rd, 2011 - 10:40 am ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar 23(ANI): Cricket Australia's Head of Corporate Affairs, Peter Young, has dismissed a British newspaper report claiming that Australian captain Ricky Ponting is planning to retire from international cricket if his ... Read more...

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Ponting had done enough to have say on his future as captain: Gilchrist


March 22nd, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 22 (ANI): Former wicketkeeper Adam Gilchrist has said that out of form captain Ricky Ponting has the right to have a say on his future as the skipper, inspite of ... Read more...

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End of 34-game unbeaten World Cup streak won’t affect Oz campaign: Ponting


March 21st, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
Ahmedabad, Mar 21(ANI): Australian captain Ricky Ponting insists that the four-wicket loss to Pakistan in their final Group A game, which ended their 34-game unbeaten World Cup run, would not hurt their ... Read more...

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Tendulkar, Ponting re-ignite walking debate after contrasting World Cup dismissals


March 21st, 2011 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Mar 21(ANI): Indian batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar and Australian captain Ricky Ponting's contrasting World Cup dismissals have re-ignited the debate around walking, an issue that gained prominence in the 2003 ... Read more...

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‘Poorly performing’ Aussies mull changes to line-up for WC quarterfinal clash with India


March 21st, 2011 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
Ahmedabad, Mar 21(ANI): Australian captain Ricky Ponting has said that the four-wicket loss to Pakistan in the their last World Cup Group A game would compel him and the selectors to consider ... Read more...

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Ponting confident of overhauling his troubled World Cup campaign


March 21st, 2011 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
Ahmedabad, Mar 21(ANI): Australian captain Ricky Ponting has said that he is confident of overhauling his troubled World Cup campaign, and bounce back to his best form in the 'big games' of ... Read more...

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Australia, Pakistan will look to finish at top of Group A (Preview)


March 18th, 2011 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 18 (IANS) The much awaited Australia-Pakistan clash at the R. Premadasa Stadium here Saturday is far from being a dead rubber as both teams would like to ... 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 apologises for ball throwing tantrum in Oz-Canada tie


March 17th, 2011 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Mar. 17 (ANI): Australian captain Ricky Ponting has apologized for losing his temper during his team's World Cup match against Canada here on Wednesday.Ponting's irritation at his team's inability to dismiss ... Read more...

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Australia still a bit soft in the middle: Roebuck


March 16th, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar. 16 (ANI): Cricket columnist Peter Roebuck has said that Australia's performance in the 2011 World Cup has been unconvincing.Describing the Australians as rusty in their match against Kenya in Bengaluru, ... Read more...

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Defending champions Australia in quarters with 60-run win over Kenya (Roundup)


March 14th, 2011 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 13 (IANS) Defending champions Australia cruised into the quarterfinals of the World Cup with a comfortable 60-run win over Kenya in a Group A match here Sunday.The ... Read more...

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Aussies want to give a good game to all opponents: Ponting


March 12th, 2011 - 8:42 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Mar. 12 (ANI): Australia's cricket captain, Ricky Ponting, on Saturday said his team was not too bothered by the twists and turns in the ongoing World Cup, and was only focused ... Read more...

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Oz selectors chief Hilditch’s job is safe for time being


March 11th, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar 11 (ANI): Chief selector Andrew Hilditch's job is safe for the time being, as Cricket Australia announced that no decisions would be made until after the review into the team's ... Read more...

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I’m still out to bowl fast, says Lee


March 10th, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 10 (IANS) Australia's fast bowling spearhead Brett Lee feels he is now bowling better than ever before.Lee might have got the least reward in terms of wickets in ... Read more...

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Ponting using Tait in short bursts the key to bowler’s success


March 8th, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar 8 (ANI): Australian fast bowler Shaun Tait has said that the key to performing well without better preparation during the World Cup was due to captain Ricky Ponting's commitment to ... Read more...

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Ponting’s express merchants have been unexpectedly effective: Roebuck


March 7th, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar 7(ANI): Australian captain Ricky Ponting's tactics to back his two fast bowlers Shaun Tait and Brett Lee to give his team its only possible World Cup edge has been unexpectedly ... 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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Race to replace injured Bollinger in Oz World Cup squad down to three players


March 6th, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 6 (ANI): Australia captain Ricky Ponting has said that pacers Peter Siddle and Dirk Nannes, as well as veteran Mike Hussey, were in the frame to join the World cup ... 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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Aussies hope to blunt Lanka bowlers in WC clash


March 5th, 2011 - 10:03 am ICT by ANI
Colombo, Mar. 5 (ANI): Victory over Sri Lanka in Saturday's Group A World Cup clash would give Australia a perfect record after three matches in the tournament and would likely ensure a ... Read more...

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Ponting downplays likelihood of Mike Hussey playing WC 2011


March 5th, 2011 - 9:59 am ICT by ANI
Colombo, Mar. 5 (ANI): Australian captain Ricky Ponting has downplayed the likelihood of veteran Mike Hussey playing in the World Cup, though he expects the selectors to make a decision on who ... Read more...

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Ponting to exploit cracks in Lankan line-up, says Lee glue holding Oz pace attack


March 5th, 2011 - 9:44 am ICT by ANI
Colombo, Mar.5 (ANI): Indicating that 34-year-old Brett Lee is the cornerstone of the Australian bowling attack for the ongoing World Cup, captain Ricky Ponting said he was looking forward to the veteran ... Read more...

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Ricky Ponting sees Malinga a real threat


March 4th, 2011 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 4 (IANS) As defending champions Australia brace up for their first real test in 2011 World Cup when they play Sri Lanka Saturday, captain Ricky Ponting admitted a ... Read more...

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Dutch lament reduction of teams in World Cup


March 2nd, 2011 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali, March 2 (IANS) Dutch captain Peter Borren Thursday lashed out at top cricketing nations who justified the world body's decision to keep minnows out of the next World Cup, ... Read more...

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