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  • World Cup: Not surprised to see Sri Lanka hammering England, says Ponting 11 hours 34 minutes ago

    The legendary Australia captain says SL, who chased 310 to win by 9 wickets, have much better batsmen than England, but their bowling is a bit questionable. ...
  • ICC World Cup: South Africa must beat West Indies to breathe easy 2 days ago

    CNN-IBN's Kings of Cricket Ricky Ponting and Kris Srikkanth preview the crucial Pool B encounter between South Africa and West Indies. ...
  • ICC World Cup: South Africa start marginal favourites against India 1 week ago

    CNN-IBN experts Ricky Ponting, Kris Srikkanth, Zaheer Abbas, Anil Kumble and Kiran More preview the big Pool B encounter. ...
  • Seniors need to stand up: Ponting advises Pakistan after WI thrashing February 21, 2015

    Kris Srikkanth, Ricky Ponting and Zaheer Abbas analyse West Indies' big win over Pakistan and how the washout against Australia may benefit Bangladesh. ...
  • World Cup: No way back for England after NZ thrashing, says Ponting February 20, 2015

    The legendary former Australia skipper told CNN-IBN that the embarrassing defeat against the Kiwis will dent England psyche. ...
  • World Cup: Team India can retain the title, says Ricky Ponting February 18, 2015

    Melbourne: Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting has rated India a "very dangerous side" and said the defending champions have got "too many class players" in their side to retain the title in the ongoing cricket World Cup. Ponting, a two-time World Cup winning captain, said: "India have got too many class...
  • Sangakkara passes Ponting on ODI run list February 14, 2015

    Christchurch: Sri Lanka's Kumar Sangakkara on Saturday became the second highest run-maker in one-day international history during the World Cup clash against New Zealand in Christchurch. Sangakkara started the day on 13,693 runs and needing just 12 more to pass Australia's Ricky Ponting who made 13,704 runs before he retired. The Sri...
  • Kings of Cricket: Who will win the World Cup 2015? February 13, 2015

    Cricket legends Ricky Ponting, Zaheer Abbas and Krishnamachari Srikkanth analyse the strongest contenders for the Cricket World Cup on CNN-IBN. ...
  • Ponting, Srikkanth and Kiran More play down Sri Lanka chances in World Cup February 12, 2015

    CNN-IBN panel of experts Ricky Ponting, Kiran More and Kris Srikkanth feels that Sri Lanka will not be able to make it to the semi-finals of the upcoming World Cup. ...
  • Ponting advises India to not think about defending the World Cup but winning it February 11, 2015

    CNN-IBN panel of experts discuss Team India's chances in upcoming World Cup and what should be their strategy going in the tournament. ...
  • Michael Clarke should quit ODIs after World Cup: Ricky Ponting February 11, 2015

    Melbourne: Australia's two-time World Cup-winning skipper Ricky Ponting on Wednesday advised regular captain Michael Clarke to retire from One-Day International (ODI) cricket to help in the smooth transition of captaincy to Steven Smith. Australia's World Cup campaign starts against England Saturday at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) here. Clarke's preparations for...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories February 9, 2015

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob February 9, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories with Zakka Jacob on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Eight people arrested in Rohtak rape-murder case February 9, 2015

    Eight people, including one of Nepali origin, have been arrested in the rape and murder of a mentally-challenged woman in Rohtak. ...
  • Ricky Ponting joins CNN-IBN panel for World Cup February 9, 2015

    Former Australian skipper and three-time World Cup winner Ricky Ponting makes his debut on Indian television by joining CNN-IBN's Kings of Cricket. ...
  • History of cricket World Cups - 1975 to 2011 February 4, 2015

    Brief history of cricket World Cup finals between 1975 to 2011 ahead of the 2015 edition which starts on February 14: 1975, England Fine weather blessed the first global one-day tournament culminating in an unforgettable final between West Indies and Australia at Lord's. Striking the ball with relaxed brutality, West Indies' captain...
  • Michael Clarke draws Ricky Ponting parallels for Steven Smith February 2, 2015

    Brisbane: Michael Clarke has said he feels sympathy for Steven Smith as media speculation swirls around the leadership of the Australian cricket team while the injured skipper continues his recovery. Following Smith's elevation to the Australian vice-captaincy and successful stint at the helm during the Border-Gavaskar Test series against India while...
  • Spats look uglier on TV than on the field: Ricky Ponting January 21, 2015

    Sydney: Former Australian captain Ricky Ponting opines that the on-field spats look "uglier" on TV than they actually are and the fine imposed on David Warner after his altercation with India's Rohit Sharma was more a result of camera footage than the "real picture". Warner, whose on-field behaviour has been under...
  • England missed a trick with Pietersen omission: Ricky Ponting January 17, 2015

    Former Australian Test captain Ricky Ponting believes England have "missed a trick" in choosing to discard batsman Kevin Pietersen. Ponting also said his desire to "learn more" about the inner workings of the England cricket team was the catalyst for his in-depth questioning of Pietersen during a BBL commentary stint last...
  • Kevin Pietersen determined to play for England again January 14, 2015

    Exiled batsman Kevin Pietersen says he is still in the dark as to why England dumped him and remains determined to force his way back into the team. The controversial 34-year-old was dropped last February and subsequently released an autobiography in a blaze of publicity claiming the England dressing room had...
  • Kumar Sangakkara is no less than Sachin Tendulkar January 4, 2015

    "Balanced yet intense, ruthless in his need to succeed, always contributing to his team's cause, he is among the finest cricketers Sri Lanka has produced," the late Peter Roebuck, one of the world's greatest cricket writers, once wrote about Kumar Sangakkara. Roebuck was describing the art of Sangakkara. "Kumar Sangakkara...
  • Ricky Ponting backs Gurinder Sandhu for World Cup appearance December 29, 2014

    Melbourne: Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting has named three potential bowlers to be included in the final 15 of the World Cup squad, which includes Indian-origin medium-pacer Gurinder Singh Sandhu. Ponting is impressed with the domestic form of pace pair Jason Behrendorff and Sandhu, while the triple World Cup winner believes...
  • India's best chance is at MCG: Ricky Ponting December 24, 2014

    Melbourne: Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting is happy with the way the hosts have played their brand of cricket till now but believes that if India have a chance of victory it will be in the Boxing Day Test in Melbourne starting Friday. Trailing the four-match series 0-2, India lost a...
  • Australia should stick with Shane Watson at No.3: Ricky Ponting December 23, 2014

    Melbourne: Joining the debate over Shane Watson's batting position in the upcoming Boxing Day Test, former Australia cricket captain Ricky Ponting has backed the under-fire batsman to deliver in his favourite number-three position against India. Two years after Ponting's retirement, the Australian team management has failed to fill the No.3 spot...
  • Ricky Ponting appointed Mumbai Indians head coach December 10, 2014

    Mumbai: After spending two seasons in the team as a player, Australia's two-time World Cup-winning captain Ricky Ponting was today appointed head coach of Mumbai Indians ahead of Indian Premier League 8 in place of John Wright. A highly successful captain in international cricket, Ponting was one of the most celebrated...
  • Australia face biggest mental battle in first Test, says Ricky Ponting December 6, 2014

    An Australia team still mourning the tragic death of Phillip Hughes face the biggest mental battle of their careers in playing the first Test against India next week, according to former captain Ricky Ponting. Australia host the first match of the four-Test series in Adelaide from Tuesday, less than a week...
  • Ricky Ponting saw streak of Gilchrist in Phillip Hughes batting November 29, 2014

    Melbourne: Former captain Ricky Ponting has paid glowing tributes to Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes, describing him as someone who enjoyed challenging situations and said he saw a streak of daring in his batting like legendary Adam Gilchrist. "I didn't really know him when he joined us on South Africa tour in...
  • I don't think it's right to play Brisbane Test, says Ponting November 29, 2014

    Former captain Ricky Ponting does not think it would be right for Australia's first Test against India in Brisbane next week to go ahead following the death of Phillip Hughes. No decision has yet been made over whether the game at the Gabba will start on schedule on Thursday and Ponting...