Tag Archives: Ricky Ponting

Pitiful Poms and Punter: Peter Baxter

Peter Baxter’s latest podcast from Australia; Ashes talk (already!), Ponting, Symonds, plus a Ned Flanders update… nfxicricket.com listen in For more podcasts see here For more podcasts from Peter Baxter, see here

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A winter of cricketing contrasts: Andrew Hignell

The English winter of 2011-12 has witnessed some topsy-turvy batting displays around the world, such as the one by Australia in the second Test against India at Sydney as the home side went from 37 for 3 to 659 for 4 … Continue reading

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Tendulkar v Ponting

IN THE FEBRUARY ISSUE, ON SALE NOW: The Cricketer compares and contrasts two all-time greats as they face one another for perhaps the final time… Subscribe here

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Mark Nicholas: How to solve a problem like Ricky Ponting

“There is no doubt this proud man’s commitment to the cause of Australian cricket or his loyalty to a new leader. He is a man of truth with a new record that brooks no argument. But what is there left … Continue reading

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Cricket needs full substitutes: John Stern

I bumped into Gary Pratt on Monday. He was captaining Cumberland in the Minor Counties Championship in Hertfordshire. A few weeks earlier on the same picturesque club ground Scott Elstone had played for Nottinghamshire 2nd XI against Unicorns A (they … Continue reading

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Yorkshire face Carnegie Pavilion costs

Debt-ridden Yorkshire have found themselves involved in further expenditure that is needed to put their new pavilion in order. The huge Carnegie Pavilion, for which Leeds Metropolitan University provided two thirds of the £21m construction costs, has come in for … Continue reading

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Ponting rage, Trott hundred: columns of conviction

Another strong day for England, another dispiriting one for Australia – and it is all falling on, and out of, Ricky’s head … The press seem as resigned as they believe the Australian captain should be. ‘Ponting feel the pressure’ … Continue reading

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ASHES LIVE: Ponting meltdown as Aussies fight back, Melbourne, day two, afternoon

From Sam Collins in Melbourne Tea: fourth Test, day two, Melbourne Match score: England 304-5 (Trott 65*, Prior 12*) lead Australia 98 (Anderson 4-44, Tremlett 4-26) by 206 runs with five first-innings wickets remaining Session score: England 78-3 Australia win Session … Continue reading

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Ricky Ponting on the verge of sacking: John Stern

“We haven’t got a team yet,” said Ricky Ponting in response to a straight-up question about the Australian XI for Perth but I couldn’t help thinking his comment had an unintended double meaning. Ponting continues to present a very plausible … Continue reading

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Ponting the Ashes ‘villain’

It’s warming up nicely, even better than expected. An Ashes series, when the outcome remains undecided, gets under the skin so much better than any other. Even the press corps loses its air of bored resignation and cold objectivity becomes … Continue reading

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