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 38-year-old 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 first-class competition, giving ex-test 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 37-year-old, who was dumped from the one-day 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...