featurecricket3 months ago

The story of how the Invincibles became the Invisibles in T20 cricket 

I think it is difficult to play [T20 cricket] seriously - Ricky Ponting, 2005.
Gantavya Adukia
newscricket4 months ago

Suryakumar Yadav wasn't getting a game in Mumbai, turned his career around with Kolkata, states Ricky Ponting

Ricky Ponting recently recalled the journey of Suryakumar Yadav in T20 cricket, remembering how he struggled for game time at Mumbai Indians before coming to the spotlight with Kolkata Knight Riders. Yadav has become the cornerstone of Mumbai's success in the tournament over the last few seasons.
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newscricket4 months ago

Going to call the debate between Hardik Pandya and Glenn Maxwell a draw, declares Ricky Ponting

Ricky Ponting chose the easier way out when asked to weigh in on the debate between Hardik Pandya and Glenn Maxwell, stating neither was ahead of the other given they both impact games in different ways. He also labelled Pandya's recent form as the best of his career after some stellar performances.
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newscricket5 months ago

T20 World Cup 2022 | Australia will be a formidable late-order striking team, claims Ricky Ponting

Australia have recently announced the team for T20 World Cup and Ricky Ponting has praised the selection saying the team will be a formidable late-order striking unit. He also backed Tim David’s inclusion saying he can hit the ball as hard as anyone in the world and can bowl off-spin if required.
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newscricket6 months ago

Trent Boult's release from central control was inevitable, opines Ricky Ponting

Ricky Ponting has stated that Trent Boult's choice to play franchise T20 cricket instead of being contracted with New Zealand was inevitable given the packed schedule. He further pointed out the financial incentives of playing T20s for franchises and Boult's need to save for retirement.
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featurecricket6 months ago

No. 4 should be the ideal position for Suryakumar Yadav in the 2022 T20 World Cup

With a lot of depth in the talent pool and fierce competition for a spot in the team, India will be looking to set their playing combination for T20 World Cup. With KL Rahul and Virat Kohli returning, number 4 seems to be the ideal position for Suryakumar Yadav where he can prosper in World Cup.
Nishad Bapat
newscricket6 months ago

Suryakumar Yadav scores 360 degrees around the ground like ‘prime’ AB de Villiers, remarks Ricky Ponting

Ricky Ponting has lavished huge praise on Suryakumar Yadav saying the latter has got all the shots in his book similar to South African great AB de Villiers, who used to hit the ball around the ground. Ponting has also suggested Suryakumar should bat at his preferred No. 4 in the next T20 World Cup.
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newscricket6 months ago

Asia Cup 2022 | Ricky Ponting backs India to defeat Pakistan enroute regaining the title

Ricky Ponting has had his pick for the clash between India and Pakistan at the Asia Cup, backing the former to win the tie before going on to defend their title owing to their magnificent depth. He also discussed what the rivalry entails for the two nations and how India excels in big tournaments.
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newscricket6 months ago

There are better fast bowlers in Indian T20 cricket than Mohammed Shami, reckons Ricky Ponting

Ricky Ponting is not surprised at all after watching Mohammed Shami being dropped from India’s squad for the forthcoming Asia Cup, commencing on August 27. Ponting has reckoned that Indian cricket has better fast bowlers than Shami for the T20 format which forced the veteran to be on the sidelines.
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newscricket6 months ago

Opposition teams have started to work out the ways to slow down Steve Smith, claims Ricky Ponting

Ricky Ponting is of the opinion that the opposition teams have figured out ways to slow down Steve Smith considering his struggles to score runs recently. Ponting also backed Smith saying that he will start scoring heavily once again very soon and will play a crucial role for the national team.
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