Ricky Ponting News
Asia Cup 2022: There are better Indian fast bowlers in T20 cricket than Mohammed Shami, says Ricky Ponting
With Jasprit Bumrah and Harshal Patel nursing injuries, many felt Shami might be included to share the new-ball duties during the Asia Cup.
Ponting feels that the Indian team has the depth to prevail over Pakistan in their upcoming Asia Cup 2022 match and also take away the prestigious trophy
While Smith has 28 Test centuries to his name, only two of those have come since his brilliant run in the 2019 Ashes in England.
Ricky Ponting has backed Rishabh Pant to come good for Indian cricket team in the shortest format of the game.
Ponting, who led Australia to two ODI World Cup triumphs in 2003 and 2007, advised the Indian team leadership against dropping Kohli from their squad for the T20 World Cup.
Ricky Ponting has worked closely with Rishabh Pant at Delhi Capitals and rates the Indian keeper-batter very highly.
Delhi Capitals coach Ricky Ponting on Saturday backed Rishabh Pant after his strategic blunder cost the team a spot in the play-offs.
The players, in the video, can be seen singing Kailash Kher's popular song Saiyyan. The moment Ponting entered the team bus, the whole squad including the overseas players sprang into action and started singing the song
"I fully back every decision he (Pant) takes on the field. I being a T20 captain before, I know you don't have a lot of time to think about especially under extreme pressure," Ponting said.
IPL 2022: Kuldeep Yadav needed positive environment, love and attention, says DC coach Ricky Ponting
Kuldeep Yadav, who is currently second in the list of wicket-takers with 17 scalps, had a rough three years prior to this IPL edition after being confined to bench by both the national team and his erstwhile franchise KKR
Delhi Capitals skipper Rishabh Pant was fined 100 percent of his match-fee.
'Think I broke three or four remote controls': Ricky Ponting narrates experience of watching DC lose to RR
Delhi Capitals head coach Ponting described the experience of watching DC go down to RR in their last outing in IPL 2022 as "frustrating"
IPL 2022: DC coach Ricky Ponting in isolation after family member tests positive; will miss match against RR
Ponting tested negative twice, subsequently, but the isolation is being maintained for five days keeping in mind the best interests of the team.
IPL 2022: Ricky Ponting's speech lifted our confidence following COVID outbreak, says DC's Axar Patel
DC showed remarkable resilience to overcome a COVID crisis in their camp and hand Punjab Kings a nine-wicket thrashing in an IPL game on Wednesday night.
DC lost by 16 runs to Royal Challengers Bangalore at the Wankhede Stadium here Saturday night to lie at the bottom half of the IPL table with just four points.
IPL 2022: Anrich Nortje is couple of spells away from being match ready, says DC coach Ricky Ponting
Nortje has been out of competitive cricket since last November's T20 World Cup due to a back and hip injury.
Two-time World Cup-winning Australian skipper has no doubt that flamboyant wicketkeeper-batter Rishabh Pant will be a successful India captain if he is handed the responsibility in future.
Aussie bowlers put up a clinical performance and bowled out India for 234 in the 40th over, winning the match by whopping 125 runs.
Pant is often compared to former India captain MS Dhoni but Watson feels both are very different people and cricketers.
With Delhi Capitals reassembling their batting line-up, more batting responsibility lies with Rishabh Pant, especially when it comes to hitting prowess.