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Swine flu scare for Australian cricketers

Ricky Ponting and his teammates suffered some tense moments after it was discovered that one of the Australian reporters, staying in the same London hotel, might have been suffering from swine flu. News Limited reporter Ben Dorries fell ill during ... Read More »

Ponting isn’t a `crap’ captain, says Gillespie

London, July 14 (ANI): Former Australian fast bowler Jason Gillespie has said that Ricky Ponting’s captaincy isn’t “crap”, and told critics to lay off. Responding to comments made by former fast bowler Jeff Thomson, Gillespie told Sun Sport: “I find ... Read More »

Anderson says Ponting let England off the hook

Cardiff (Wales), July 13 (ANI): Batting hero Jimmy Anderson on Sunday claimed that Australian captain Ricky Ponting took his fingers off England’s throat by bowling part-time spinner Marcus North in the dramatic final overs at Cardiff. As England held out ... Read More »

For Katich, the Ashes is about fighting back

Cardiff (Wales), July 7 (ANI): For Australian opener Simon Katich, participating in an Ashes tour is all about fighting back. Revealing that captain Ricky Ponting and coach Tim Nielsen have introduced a ritual within the Australian team, in which each ... Read More »

Cricket Australia did all they could for Symonds: Ponting

London, June 5 (ANI): Australian cricket captain Ricky Ponting believes Cricket Australia officials did all they could for Andrew Symonds before banishing the wayward all-rounder from the World Twenty20 squad over another alcohol-related incident. “We gave him the appropriate amount ... Read More »

Twenty20 no guide to Ashes line up, says Ponting

Sydney, May 27 (ANI): Australian captain Ricky Ponting has said next month’s Twenty20 championship would have little or no impact on the hotly debated bowling line-up for the first Test against England. Australia is scheduled to play four-day matches against ... Read More »

Ponting says Symonds could make Ashes squad

Sydney, May 19 (ANI): Australian captain Ricky Ponting says he wouldn’t be surprised if Andrew Symonds is named in the Ashes squad tomorrow. Ponting said he expected a 16-man touring party to be named for the Ashes with the first ... Read More »