Tasmania

  • Ponting to play on for Tasmania after Sheffield Shield title March 27, 2013

    Sydney: Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting says he will play another season with Tasmania after they won the Sheffield Shield competition. The 38yearold retired from international cricket in December and had been expected to make the current domestic season his last, but said he was in good touch and wanted...
  • Ricky Ponting lifts domestic trophy with Tasmania March 26, 2013

    Hobart: Tasmania won the Sheffield Shield after holding Queensland to a draw on Tuesday in the final of Australia's domestic firstclass competition, giving extest captain Ricky Ponting his first trophy with his home province in two decades. Set 446 from 87 overs to win on the last day, Queensland finished 183...
  • Ricky Ponting adjudged Sheffield Shield player of the year March 20, 2013

    Hobart: While Australia are struggling in India having lost three Tests on the trot, Ricky Ponting, who retired from international cricket in December 2012, put up a remarkable show in the domestic circuit to be named as Sheffield Shield player of the year. The 38-year-old, who plays for Tasmania, has...
  • Ponting slams 162 for Tasmania in Sheffield Shield October 24, 2012

    Sydney: Veteran Australian batsman Ricky Ponting smashed an unbeaten 162 in the Sheffield Shield as his fine form continued ahead of the first Test against South Africa. The 37yearold, who was dumped from the oneday and Twenty20 international squads, has not played a Test since the West Indies last April...
  • Queensland win Sheffield Shield in Australia March 19, 2012

    Brisbane: Queensland claimed their seventh domestic first-class title when they wrapped up a three-wicket win over defending champions Tasmania with a day to spare in the Sheffield Shield final. Chasing 133 to win, Queensland were coasting at 83-2 on Monday before slumping to 88-7 following a middle-order collapse sparked by James...
  • Now, own a private island for $ 500,000 August 3, 2010

    Sydney: The picturesque Picnic Island off the coast of Tasmania, southeastern state of Australia, is on sale and is expected to fetch between $ 500,000 and $ 1 million. It's true! Now you can own an island complete with penguins and other sea birds as your neighbours. Bidding is open through...