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Sachin Tendulkar Hails Jacques Kallis On His Birthday - Cricket Addictor

Kallis is South Africa's highest Test run-scorer and the third highest in Test history, behind only Sachin Tendulkar and Ricky Ponting. The legendary allrounder scored 13289 runs. He accumulated his runs at an average of 55.12, scoring 45 centuries and ...

Ricky Ponting says shot clocks and run penalties could speed up poor cricket over rates - ABC News

With fines proving ineffective, shot clocks and run penalties could be used to speed up over rates in all forms of cricket, according to former Australian captain Ricky Ponting. A two-day meeting of the MCC World Cricket committee at Lord's discussed a ...

Ponting returns to Cricket Network - cricket.com.au

Australia coach Justin Langer says Ricky Ponting "sees things in the game that I couldn't even dream about seeing", and those insights will be available on the Cricket Network every day during this summer's Domain Test series against India. Ponting has ...

Shane Warne's brutal swipe at 'arrogant' Ricky Ponting - Yahoo Sports

Shane Warne has taken a stunning swipe at Ricky Ponting, slamming his former skipper's 'arrogance'. In the latest bombshell from his new autobiography 'No Spin', Warne opens up on Ponting's disastrous decision to bowl first in the second Ashes Test in ...

Shane Warne slams Ricky Ponting for Ashes 2005 "shocker" - Cricket Country News

After his tirade on Steve Waugh, another excerpt from Shane Warne's upcoming book has revealed how the former legspinner was miffed with Waugh's successor, Ricky Ponting, for opting to field against England during the second Test of the legendary ...

Shane Warne slams Ricky Ponting and John Buchanan for 2005 Ashes series loss - CricTracker

The 49-year-old revealed in his recently published autobiography 'No Spin' the turmoil the Australian team was going through in that series. The second highest wicket-taker in Tests took a strong dig in his book at the captain of the then Ricky Ponting ...

Shane Warne Slams Ricky Ponting's Decision To Bowl First At Edgbaston In 2005 Ashes - Cricket Addictor

Continuing to make some head-turning remarks in his book No Spin, Shane Warne has now taken a shot at his former teammate and skipper Ricky Ponting. The legendary spinner called Ricky Ponting's decision to bowl first at Edgbaston “the worst decision ...

Shane Warne slams former coach John Buchanan, Ricky Ponting in autobiography - Times Now

Melbourne: Years after losing the legendary 2005 Ashes, spin great Shane Warne has slammed then Australia coach John Buchanan for questioning the players' (lack of) desire to win, leading to near mutiny in the team. "On the bus on the way back to the ...

Cricket: Shane Warne remembers 'embarrassing' duck after all-night mid-Test boozer - New Zealand Herald

Warne says he pleaded with captain Ricky Ponting to open the bowling in the fourth innings — but was overlooked for quicks Brett Lee and Michael Kasprowicz. When brought on in the fifth over, Warne struck with his first delivery to secure a first ...

Ricky Ponting fronts BetEasy's latest campaign to encourage punters to raise their game - The Drum

Former Australian cricketer Ricky Ponting is urging punters everywhere to raise their game in BetEasy's latest campaign. The film titled 'Raise Your Game', directed by Paul Middleditch of Plaza Film and conceptualised by The Monkeys features Ponting ...

BetEasy raises the game in first campaign since rebrand - AdNews

Former Australian cricketing legend Ricky Ponting calls on punters to raise their game in the new latest ad from BetEasy. The campaign, from The Monkeys Melbourne, follows BetEasy's recent rebrand, formerly known as CrownBet. Brand ambassador ...

BetEasy puts Ricky Ponting in different games for Raise Your Game campaign - MuMbrella

Betting agency BetEasy has unveiled its Raise Your Game campaign, featuring brand ambassador and former Australian cricket player Ricky Ponting competing a range of games including NFL, soccer, ice hockey and chess. Created by The Monkeys and ...

The Monkeys Gives Ricky Ponting Multiple Guises In Superbly Clever BetEasy Campaign - B&T

Directed by Paul Middleditch of Plaza Film, the launch film features brand ambassador and former Australian cricket captain Ricky Ponting raising his game like never before as the hero in a series of dramatically filmed competitions; from NFL to soccer ...

Ricky Ponting says captaincy is about 60% off-field preparations and 40% on-pitch decisions. Do you agree? - Ahmedabad Mirror

Shibin Biji Engineering student. Captains should be aware of the pitch and players. On field, the part like bowling changes or field placements are highly overrated. It is only about 30 or 40 per cent and the rest of the prep takes place before the game.

Sachin Tendulkar or Virat Kohli – Who's The Best? Here's What Former Australian Captain Ricky Ponting Has To Say ... - LatestLY

Former Australian captain Ricky Ponting has thrown his hat in the discussion and has backed the Master Blaster between the two. He said that it would be unfair to compare, especially when Kohli is at the peak of his career! The debate, is Virat Kohli a ...

India batsmen will struggle if Australia bowlers find swing: Ricky Ponting - Hindustan Times

Former Australia skipper Ricky Ponting feels that Indian batsmen will struggle Down Under in the four-Test series later this year if the embattled Aussie bowlers find swing during the Border-Gavaskar Trophy. The world No 1 Test team's 1-4 thrashing in ...

India will find it difficult in Australia: Ricky Ponting - indiablooms

"If the ball does swing around a lot or seam around a lot then I think India will find it difficult in Australia," Ponting was quoted as saying by Cricket Australia. "I think any time we saw India struggle through the England series was when the ball ...

Don't compare Virat Kohli to Sachin Tendulkar: Ricky Ponting - The Statesman

Former Australian skipper Ricky Ponting believes Indian captain Virat Kohli should not be compared to legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar yet as the Delhi batsman still has a long way to go in his career. “Comparisons are hard to make at this stage of ...

Ricky Ponting feels India will struggle in Australia - NewsBytes

The Indian batting line-up was not up to the mark in the away Test series against South Africa and England this year. Out of 8 Test matches, the Virat Kohli-led side could manage just two wins. Another big test awaits them in 2018-19 when the side ...

"India Will Find It Difficult In Australia", Says Ricky Ponting - NDTVSports.com

Barring Virat Kohli, the Indian batsmen didn't fare too well in the five-match Test series in England. India's inability with the bat was one of the main reasons behind their 1-4 series loss. Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting highlighted India's ...

Ricky Thomas Ponting, AO , nicknamed Punter, is an Australian former cricketer who was captain of the Australia national cricket team during its 'golden era'; between 2004 and 2011 in Test cricket and 2002 and 2011 in One Day International cricket. He is a specialist right-handed batsman, slips and close catching fielder, as well as a very occasional bowler. Ponting holds the record of being the only cricketer in the history of Test cricket to be a part of 100 Test match wins. He was named "Cricketer of the decade 2000". He led Australia to victory at the 2003 and 2007 Cricket World Cups and was also a member of the 1999 World Cup winning team under Steve Waugh.

Ricky Ponting
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Personal information
Full name Ricky Thomas Ponting
Born (1974-12-19) 19 December 1974 (age 42)
Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
Nickname Punter
Height 178 cm (5 ft 10 in)
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right arm medium
Role Batsman
Relations Greg Campbell (uncle)
International information
National side
Test debut 8 December 1995 v Sri Lanka
Last Test 3 December 2012 v South Africa
ODI debut 15 February 1995 v South Africa
Last ODI 19 February 2012 v India
ODI shirt no. 14 (was 9 in 1996)
Domestic team information
Years Team
1992–2013 Tasmania
2004 Somerset
2008 Kolkata Knight Riders
2011–2013 Hobart Hurricanes
2013 Mumbai Indians
2013 Surrey
2013 Antigua Hawksbills
Career statistics
Competition Test ODI FC LA
Matches 168 375 289 456
Runs scored 13,378 13,704 24,150 16,363
Batting average 51.85 42.03 55.90 41.74
100s/50s 41/62 30/82 82/106 34/99
Top score 257 164 257 164
Balls bowled 575 150 1,506 349
Wickets 5 3 14 8
Bowling average 54.60 34.66 58.07 33.62
5 wickets in innings 0 0 0 0
10 wickets in match 0 n/a 0 n/a
Best bowling 1/0 1/12 2/10 3/34
Catches/stumpings 195/– 160/– 309/– 195/–
Source: Cricinfo, 11 July 2013

Ricky Thomas Ponting, AO (born 19 December 1974), nicknamed Punter, is an Australian former cricketer who was captain of the Australia national cricket team during its 'golden era'; between 2004 and 2011 in Test cricket and 2002 and 2011 in One Day International cricket. He is a specialist right-handed batsman, slips and close catching fielder, as well as a very occasional bowler. Ponting holds the record of being the only cricketer in the history of Test cricket to be a part of 100 Test match wins. He was named "Cricketer of the decade 2000". He led Australia to victory at the 2003 and 2007 Cricket World Cups and was also a member of the 1999 World Cup winning team under Steve Waugh.

He represented the Tasmanian Tigers in Australian domestic cricket, the Hobart Hurricanes in Australia's domestic T20 competition the Big Bash League, and played in the Indian Premier League with the Kolkata Knight Riders in 2008. He is widely considered by many to be one of the best batsmen of the modern era, alongside Sachin Tendulkar of India and Brian Lara of the West Indies. On 1 December 2006, he reached the highest rating achieved by a Test batsman in the last 50 years.

Ponting made his first-class debut for Tasmania in November 1992, when just 17 years and 337 days old, becoming the youngest Tasmanian to play in a Sheffield Shield match. However, he had to wait until 1995 before making his One Day International (ODI) debut, during a quadrangular tournament in New Zealand in a match against South Africa. His Test debut followed shortly after, when selected for the first Test of the 1995 home series against Sri Lanka in Perth, in which he scored 96. He lost his place in the national team several times in the period before early-1999, due to lack of form and discipline, before becoming One Day International captain in early-2002 and Test captain in early-2004.

After being involved in over 160 Tests and 370 ODIs, Ponting is Australia's leading run-scorer in Test and ODI cricket. He is one of only four players (along with Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid and Jacques Kallis) in history to have scored 13,000 Test runs. Statistically, he is one of the most successful captains of all time, with 48 victories in 77 Tests between 2004 and 31 December 2010. As a player, Ponting is the only cricketer in history to be involved in 100 Test victories. Ponting also holds the record to have been involved in the most ODI victories as a player, with 262 wins.

On 29 November 2012 Ponting announced his retirement from Test cricket, the day before he would play in the Perth Test against South Africa. This was his 168th and last Test appearance, equalling the Australian record held by Steve Waugh. Ponting retired on 3 December 2012 with a Test batting average of 51.85. He continued to play cricket around the world. In February 2013 it was announced that he would be captaining the Mumbai Indians team in the Indian Premier League. and in March 2013 he was announced as the first international franchise player for the Caribbean Premier League. Later that month it was revealed by Ponting that this would be his last season playing cricket, as at the end of the competition he would be retiring from all forms of the game.