Tag Archives: Ponting

Filling the Ponting void

Australia’s Test team convened without Ricky Ponting in Hobart on Monday evening. Barring reasons of injury or personal leave, this is the first time such a state of affairs has existed since

Ponting’s final game ends in defeat

Ricky Ponting’s emotional final match for Australia ended in defeat as South Africa wrapped up a series-clinching 309-run victory in the third Test. The 37-year-old, who announced his retirement before the match,

Ponting warms up for South Africa with 162

Veteran Australian batsman Ricky Ponting smashed an unbeaten 162 Wednesday in the Sheffield Shield as his fine form continued ahead of the first Test against South Africa. The 37-year-old, who was dumped

Ponting answers critics with run landmark

Australian veteran Ricky Ponting answered questions about his retirement in customary style as he became Test cricket’s second-highest run-scorer in the third match against West Indies. The 37-year-old, who has repeatedly faced