RICKY PONTING

  • CNN-IBN & IBN7 score big with contests around Cricket World Cup 2015 Yesterday

    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...
  • World Cup: Chris Harris turns anchor as Ponting, Srikkanth face off Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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 2 days ago

    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 2 days ago

    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 4 days ago

    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. ...
  • World Cup: Not surprised to see Sri Lanka hammering England, says Ponting March 1, 2015

    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 February 27, 2015

    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 February 22, 2015

    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...