Cricket News sort by Ricky Thomas Ponting

Former Australian captain Ricky Ponting reckons that India should persist with Virat Kohli despite his poor run of form over the last couple of seasons. According to the Aussie legend, the benefits of sticking to the 33-year-old for the T20 World Cup could be far greater for Team India as opposed to leaving him out.

India's U-19 World Cup-winning captain Yash Dhull has expressed excitement at the prospect of interacting with Australian legend and Delhi Capitals (DC) head coach Ricky Ponting during the upcoming IPL season. Dhull was picked up the franchise of back of his impressive performances in the U-19 World Cup during the IPL mega auction in Bengaluru last month.

Australian legend Ricky Ponting has revealed that he was rather surprised with Virat Kohli’s decision to quit Test captaincy. Ponting stated that he had a chat with Kohli during IPL 2021 and while he had discussed stepping down from white-ball formats, he was quite keen about carrying on as Test leader. Kohli quit as Test captain following India’s 1-2 loss to the Proteas in South Africa.

Former Australian captain Ricky Ponting feels that England could end up being whitewashed in the ongoing Ashes if they don’t lift themselves up in Adelaide during the pink-ball Test. On Saturday, England capitulated in the first Test to concede a 1-0 lead to Australia. Resuming their second innings on 220 for 2, they crumbled to 297 all out against an inspired bowling line-up. Australia then chased down 20 to win with nine wickets in hand.

Former Australian captain Ricky Ponting picked Usman Khawaja as David Warner’s replacement for the second Ashes Test in case the latter is ruled out of the match due to an injury. Warner did not field on Friday after being hit in the chest during Australia’s first innings.