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newscricket5 days ago

IND vs AUS | Shocked that Australia weren't good enough to win, states Ricky Ponting

Former Australian skipper Ricky Ponting has been left shocked at hosts inability to win the series against India. He also added that it was like India A side at the Gabba and they still won, which is a big thing given everything they have been through and with Australia having a full-strength side.
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newscricket6 days ago

IND vs AUS | India's resilience has got to break at some stage, hopes Ricky Ponting 

Former Australian skipper Ricky Ponting is hopeful that India's resilience in the series will give in sometime and wants tomorrow, Day 5 of Gabba, to be that day. He also added that a drawn series here will be even worse than the series loss in the 2018/19 tour when India defeated Australia 2-1.
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newscricket7 days ago

IND vs AUS | Aussie bowlers bowled exactly the way India wanted them to, opines Ricky Ponting 

Former Aussie skipper Ricky Ponting is of the opinion that the host bowlers played into the hands of the Indian batsmen. He added that the bowling lacked 'aggression' but he also lauded the pair of Washington Sundar and Shardul Thakur for 'application' and 'concentration' they showed on Day Three.
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newscricket8 days ago

IND vs AUS | If Rohit has to be a good Test batter, he can't throw away starts, feels Ricky Ponting

Former Aussie skipper Ricky Ponting isn't too impressed with Rohit Sharma's first-innings dismissal in the Gabba Test, citing that one shouldn't throw away good starts. When on 44, Sharma tried to hit a big shot off Nathan Lyon but he failed to connect and got out despite looking set for a big one.
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newscricket12 days ago

IND vs AUS | It is not crash and bang with Rishabh Pant, there is a lot of skills involved, opines Ricky Ponting

Ricky Ponting, having coached Rishabh Pant at Delhi Capitals, has opined that it is not always crash and bang with the southpaw while stating that there is a lot of skills involved in his batting. He also called Ajinkya Rahane’s captaincy ‘proactive’ with his decision to promote Pant up the order.
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newscricket15 days ago

IND vs AUS | Cheteshwar Pujara’s slow batting actually kept Australia in the game, reckons Ricky Ponting

Ricky Ponting has slammed Cheteshwar Pujara’s ‘lacklustre’ batting approach as he believes the knock actually kept Australia in the game after India’s quick-fire opening partnership. While comparing his scoring rate from the 2018 series, he reinstated that Pujara didn’t bat the same way in 2018.
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newscricket17 days ago

IND vs AUS | Rishabh Pant needs to work on his wicket-keeping, advices Ricky Ponting 

Former Australian captain and Delhi Capitals head coach Ricky Ponting has suggested that India's young gloveman Rishabh Pant should improve his keeping, going forward. The Indian gloveman had a poor start to the third Test as he continued dropping catches like he had done at the MCG. 
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newscricketa month ago

IND v AUS | Australia need Warner back; Smith and Labuschange have to fire, opines Ricky Ponting 

Australian batting has been laid bare by an Indian bowling attack sans Shami and Ishant, which has made Ricky Ponting opine that they need Warner back while Smith-Marnus need to find their best form. He also asked the batsmen to show more intent as they can't be scared to get out.
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newscricketa month ago

IND vs AUS | Australia need Steven Smith to stand up against strong Indian bowling attack, states Ricky Ponting

After Smith’s failures in the first two Tests, Ricky Ponting has stated that Australia need their ace batsman to stand up against the visitors’ strong bowling attack. However, at the same time, Ponting called for Burns’ exit if either of David Warner or Will Pucovski is deemed fit for Sydney.
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newscricketa month ago

IND vs AUS | Rahane has been special but there will be no pressure on Kohli’s captaincy, feels Ricky Ponting

Ricky Ponting believes that Virat Kohli is under no pressure, and will be skipper of the Indian side for ‘as long as he wants’, but lauded Ajinkya Rahane for putting up a special effort in the incumbent’s absence. Rahane, on Day 2, played one of the finest knocks by an away captain in Australia.
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