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Ponting first World Cup captain to score 1,000 runs

Ricky Ponting 150x150 Ponting first World Cup captain to score 1,000 runsRicky Ponting, during his 36-run knock here Sunday against Kenya, became the first World Cup captain to score a thousand runs. He aggregates 1,030 at an average of 54.21 in 26 games and he has hit three centuries and five fifties.Ponting’s world cup performance in India, however, has not been all that good. In nine [...] Continue reading Ponting first World Cup captain to score 1,000 runs

Ponting likely to face disciplinary hearing

Ricky Ponting 64541000 150x150 Ponting likely to face disciplinary hearingAustralian captain Ricky Ponting is likely to face a disciplinary hearing by the International Cricket Council (ICC) for smashing an LCD TV in the dressing room of the Sardar Patel Stadium at Motera in Ahmedabad. A furious Ponting after being run out during Monday’s game against Zimbabwe, smashed the expensive TV set in the dressing [...] Continue reading Ponting likely to face disciplinary hearing

Ponting survives axe, CA endorses him as skipper

Ricky Ponting9 150x150 Ponting survives axe, CA endorses him as skipperDespite calls for his sack getting louder everyday, Ricky Ponting looks certain to survive the axe as his deputy Michael Clarke and Cricket Australia (CA) have endorsed him as the Australian skipper after he returns from injury. CA’s chief executive James Sutherland also endorsed Ponting’s continuation as skipper upon return from his injury and quashed [...] Continue reading Ponting survives axe, CA endorses him as skipper

Injured Ponting to miss Sydney Test, Clarke may take over

ricky ponting 150x150 Injured Ponting to miss Sydney Test, Clarke may take overAustralian Test captain Ricky Ponting has been ruled out of the fifth and last Test of the Ashes series in Sydney due to a broken finger and Michael Clarke is expected to take over the reins. The selectors are expected to pick Clarke to lead but a formal announcement will be made only after directors [...] Continue reading Injured Ponting to miss Sydney Test, Clarke may take over

Ponting slams policy of showing replays on big screen

Ricky Ponting8 150x150 Ponting slams policy of showing replays on big screenAustralian captain Ricky Ponting criticised the policy of showing replays on the big screen before a decision is made, and admitted that the Hot-Spot heat-camera vision had prompted his anger towards umpires Aleem Dar and Tony Hill on the second day of the fourth Ashes Test. “I guess one flaw we’ve got in the system [...] Continue reading Ponting slams policy of showing replays on big screen