PONTING

  • IPL 8: Learning leadership skills from Ricky Ponting, says Rohit Sharma 11 hours 31 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma said on Monday that having two-time World Cup-winning captain Ricky Ponting in the side as coach helps him learn a lot about leadership skills and qualities. "Whenever I get the opportunity to captain a side, it is a learning process for me. Also I am...
  • IPL 8: Unmukt Chand praises MI coach Ricky Ponting for support 1 week ago

    Bengaluru: Mumbai Indians batsman Unmukt Chand on Monday heaped praise on team coach Ricky Ponting saying "if he believes in you, he backs you to the hilt". Unmukt played a match-winning knock (58 off 38 balls) against Royal Challengers Bangalore on Sunday to steer his team to an 18-run victory, their...
  • IPL 8: Ricky Ponting's positive attitude working wonders for MI, says Harbhajan 1 week ago

    Bangalore: Relieved after ending a four-match losing streak, Mumbai Indians' spin spearhead Harbhajan Singh said head coach Ricky Ponting's positive attitude and calm demeanour played a huge part in keeping the team together in tough situations. "He (Ponting) is a very positive guy. The way he played cricket throughout his career....
  • IPL 8: Good performance just around the corner, says MI coach Ricky Ponting April 15, 2015

    Mumbai: Despite getting off to a poor start, Mumbai Indians coach Ricky Ponting on Wednesday said the team has displayed glimpses of good cricket in the previous matches in the Indian Premier League (IPL) and a really promising performance is just around the corner. Mumbai Indians lost to Rajasthan Royals in...
  • IPL 8: James Faulkner backs Ricky Ponting's view on sledging April 6, 2015

    Mumbai: True to expectations allrounder James Faulkner on Monday endorsed the view expressed by his Australian compatriot and former captain Ricky Ponting on verbal duels on the cricket field. Mumbai Indians' head coach Ponting had told reporters on Sunday that verbal duels were part and parcel of the game and Rajasthan...
  • IPL 8: Opening game against KKR a great challenge for Mumbai Indians, says coach Ponting April 6, 2015

    Mumbai Indians (MI) coach Ricky Pointing said their first match against defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) on April 8 will be a big challenge for his team. Mumbai will face 2014 Indian Premier League (IPL) champions KKR at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata on Wednesday. "We have got a big challenge...
  • Rohit Sharma's captaincy in IPL has been spot on: Ricky Ponting April 5, 2015

    Mumbai: Australia's two-time World Cup-winning captain and current Mumbai Indians (MI) coach Ricky Ponting on Sunday heaped praise on the Indian Premier League (IPL) side's skipper Rohit Sharma, describing his captaincy for the last two seasons as "spot on". Rohit took over the captaincy from Ponting midway in the IPL 2013...
  • IPL 8: Coach Ricky Ponting satisfied with Mumbai Indians' preparations April 5, 2015

    Mumbai will face 2014 Indian Premier League (IPL) champions KKR at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata on Wednesday. ...
  • Not winning WC disappointing, but IPL is new challenge: Rohit Sharma April 5, 2015

    Mumbai: Star India batsman Rohit Sharma on Sunday said while the national cricket team members are disappointed at not being able to retain the World Cup, a new challenge awaits them in the form of the upcoming Indian Premier League. India lost to eventual champions Australia by 95 runs in the...
  • IPL 8: Verbal duels part of the game, says Ricky Ponting April 5, 2015

    Mumbai: Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting, who in his playing days led a team known for its sledging, on Sunday said on-field verbal duels was part and parcel of the game but it should be within limits. "I believe it is part of the game but players probably do have to...
  • IPL 8 Team Profile: Mumbai Indians target title-winning turnaround April 5, 2015

    One of the most talked about and well-supported franchises in the Indian Premier League, Mumbai Indians gear up for the eighth installment of the cash-rich T20 tournament as one of the favourites to clinch the title for the second time. The champions of the 2013 edition are set to begin their...
  • CNN-IBN sports desk bids adieu to World Cup 2015 March 30, 2015

    Seven weeks, 49 matches, and countless shows later - as the World Cup 2015 drew to a close, the team that gave you Kings of Cricket took to the stage with our Kings of Cricket. ...
  • Ricky Ponting starts new innings as Mumbai Indians coach March 30, 2015

    Mumbai: Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting on Monday began his new innings as the head coach of the Mumbai Indians who commenced their training at the Wankhede Stadium ahead of the Indian Premier League season 8, scheduled to start on April 8. Ponting, who led his country to World Cup glory...
  • Ricky Ponting celebrates Australia's World Cup win March 30, 2015

    Former Australian captain Ponting said he is ecstatic like any other Australian fan to watch the progress of the team for the last 6-7 weeks. ...
  • Star Tech: Ricky Ponting's favourite apps reaffirm why the cricket great is called 'Punter' March 30, 2015

    New Delhi: Cricket legend Ricky Ponting readily admits to not being a tech freak. "I am very basic and use only my iPhone and iPad," says one of the most successful captains in the history of international cricket. The former Australian captain's disinterest in the details of the world of tech...
  • Ricky Ponting, Chris Harris play cricket with differently-abled people March 29, 2015

    Ricky Ponting and Chris Harris took time out and had fun with differently-abled VEERs. VEER is a joint initiative of Thums Up, Being Human, CNN-IBN and AIF(American India Foundation) to support and nurture the hidden talents inside the differently-abled people all across India...
  • India @ 9 with Parikshit Luthra March 28, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories with Parikshit Luthra on India @ 9. ...
  • World Cup final - what the experts think March 28, 2015

    Melbourne: How the pundits see Sunday's World Cup final between Australia and New Zealand: "They are both very good teams, but if you just saw them on paper and if you try and see weaknesses in the Australian team, I am not sure where you find one. Their top-order batting is...
  • CNN-IBN & IBN7 score big with contests around Cricket World Cup 2015 March 26, 2015

    New Delhi: CNN-IBN & IBN7 have throughout the duration of the Cricket World Cup brought a delectable fare of coverage on the tournament. The channels have launched a series of contests that allow both advertisers and viewers to take centre stage. Specifically, advertisers are being offered an exclusive opportunity to...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob March 25, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories with Zakka Jacob on India @ 9. ...
  • World Cup: Chris Harris turns anchor as Ponting, Srikkanth face off March 25, 2015

    Kris Srikkanth, Ricky Ponting sqaure off ahead of the big semi-final with Chris Harris as umpire. ...
  • World Cup: Australia still favourites to win against India, feels Ricky Ponting March 25, 2015

    Both the teams have match winners in their side and at the moment it is evenly poised with India having their noses slightly in front. ...
  • World Cup: Srikkanth, Harris back India, Ponting picks Australia in semis March 25, 2015

    CNN-IBN panel pf experts Kris Srikkanth and Chris Harris think India will beat Australia while Ricky Ponting is confident of Australia's win. ...
  • World Cup: Ponting feels India, Australia will play aggressively in semis March 25, 2015

    Ricky Ponting thinks both the teams are at their best when then play aggressive cricket and he is looking forward for good game of cricket. ...
  • World Cup: Pace will be ace for South Africa in semis, says Ricky Ponting March 23, 2015

    Auckland: Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting on Monday said South Africa should consider unleashing an all-out pace assault against New Zealand in the semi-final of the Cricket World Cup on Tuesday. Ponting said the Proteas should leave out leg-spinner Imran Tahir, their leading wicket-taker for the tournament with 15 scalps, and...
  • Australia: The team that has dominated cricket at world's biggest stage March 19, 2015

    No team, apart from West Indies in the early editions of the World Cup, has dominated the tournament quite like Australia did over two editions: 2003 and 2007. Australia fans may add 1999 there, but that's not quite fair. In 1999, Australia were hardly all-conquering in ODIs. They could have crashed...
  • Ponting, Richards, Botham back New Zealand to win the World Cup March 13, 2015

    Wellington: Three cricketing greats -- Ricky Ponting, Ian Botham and Viv Richards -- have voiced their support for the New Zealand team who they believe can clinch this year's World Cup trophy. New Zealand's performances so far in the tournament has seen them tipped as one of the genuine contenders. Ponting, who...
  • Dhoni now only behind Ponting with most consecutive World Cup wins March 10, 2015

    Hamilton: With nine straight World Cup wins under their belt, the Mahendra Singh Dhoni-led India stand only second to Ricky Ponting's Australian side that registered 24 consecutive victories in the showpiece event. India now stand second alongside Clive Lloyd's West Indies in terms of consecutive victories in World Cup. The eight-wicket...
  • World Cup: Australia batting thin without Shane Watson, says Ricky Ponting March 7, 2015

    Sydney: Three-time cricket World Cup winner Ricky Ponting on Saturday said the axing of Shane Watson leaves Australia's batting line-up dangerously exposed heading into the business end of the ongoing tournament. Watson was dropped for Australia's match against Afghanistan on Wednesday, with Steven Smith moving up the order to replace the...
  • Watch: Ricky Ponting celebrates Holi with CNN-IBN team in Australia March 6, 2015

    While people in India celebrate the festival of colours, CNN-IBN World Cup expert sends in his Holi greetings from Australia. ...