, After losing the toss, Australia were sent into field. Indian newspapers also continued with the criticism, with some suggesting Ponting put himself before the team.  During the early stage of his innings, a swarm of bees interrupted the match when they forced the players and officials to lie on the ground, before they moved on. "Over 131 years, 404 men have been accorded to the honour of wearing the baggy green cap, arguably the most significant and recognizable symbol in Australian team sport," wrote Australian Broadcasting Corporation's (ABC) Glenn Mitchell. Harbhajan Singh had already sent down 2.3 overs before he delivered his first ball to Ponting in the 17th over. Irrespective of whether Delhi Capitals win or lose the final against Mumbai Indians, Ponting has helped the team achieve something it could not since the beginning of IPL in 2008 – a ticket to the IPL final. Adam Gilchrist took the Australians to a 2–1 victory. The pair added 63 runs for the final wicket with Ashish Nehra seeing off 54 balls to make sure Ajit Agarkar reached the milestone. The only highlight for the Australian was Krejza's 8/215 from 43.5 overs, as India amassed 445.  However, the Australians were a long way behind on their over rate, so in order to avoid a one match suspension, Ponting chose to bowl their part-time spinners and medium pacers such as Michael Clarke, Cameron White and Mike Hussey (who were all unsuccessful in capturing a wicket), as they took less time. Both issues pale into insignificance besides trying with every power at his disposal to retain the Border-Gavaskar Trophy. Matthew Hayden and Simon Katich started quickly for Australia, reaching 32 in the seventh over, before Hayden was run-out. , Prior to the Second Test starting on 17 October in Mohali, Australian opening batsman Phil Jaques (who did not play in the opening Test) was sent home after failing to overcome a back injury. , Ponting escaped without suspension for slow over rates, although he received a fine. When the fast bowlers were reintroduced, the last four wickets fell quickly. He managed only one other half-century for the series, totaling 266 runs at an average of 38, dropping his overall Test average to 57.58. On a tour that was unsuccessful on a whole, the tourists lost the Test series 2–0 to an Indian side led by Anil Kumble and Mahendra Singh Dhoni, while they drew two warm-up matches against the Centre of Excellence (non-first-class match) and Indian Board President's XI. However, in the following over he was clean bowled for 24 (41 balls) by a Harbhajan Singh delivery that spun and left him cramped for room while trying to cut. IPL Head Coach Salary: Whether Ricky Ponting or Brendon McCullum, Fleming or Anil Kumble were these players in the cricket. Feature. Respected media analyst Peter Roebuck wrote in The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age, "In one of the most baffling displays of captaincy seen in the long and proud history of Australian cricket, Ricky Ponting has denied his side a deserved chance of securing a famous victory. I've been working really hard," Ponting said on his technique. He was also discussed a lot in the early season of IPL. But he added it would be too disrespectful to ask them that. Batting legend Ricky Ponting believes all-rounder Marcus Stoinis is playing “five times better” than what he was a year ago and could take up “multiple roles” for Australian cricket, including the job of a finisher. Ricky Ponting (Getty Images) NEW DELHI: Less than a fortnight after he led Delhi Capitals to the final of the Indian Premier League (IPL) as coach of the franchise, Ricky Ponting is already back at the nets guiding the Justin Langer-coached Australian cricket team inside their Sydney quarantine hub. This was Ponting's first full tour of India as captain, after previously being injured for three of the four Tests when Australia last visited in 2004. Virat Kohli is having an unforgettable year in 2020 as he has not scored a single century.  His partnership with Simon Katich ended on 166, when Katich was caught by Dhoni, after lasting more than 54 overs. Ponting scored only 100 runs at 33.33. Profile. Stoinis scored 352 runs and snapped 13 wickets to play a big role in Delhi Capitals, coached by Ponting, reaching the final of the recent IPL in the UAE. Ponting lasted 34 balls, before he was caught a short mid-wicket from a Sharma slower ball on 17. SHARE. Ricky Ponting was an extremely aggressive cricketer during his days as the Australian cricket captain Virat Kohli also holds a similar reputation as the captain of India and RCB Kohli and Ponting had an altercation when RCB took on DC in the IPL this season , With Australia needing to win the Fourth Test, Jason Krejza was selected for his Australian debut. In Australia's second innings, Ponting joined Katich in the 13th over, after Hayden was dismissed.  From then on Ponting increased his strike rate, reaching his half-century in 102 balls, when he hit Zaheer Khan for a boundary through cover. In fact, some of the best players in the game who have created and broken a plethora of records, haven't managed to get their names on the Lord's Honours Board. The off-spinners figures was the second best by an Australian on debut in Test history. From live updates to breaking news, Republic World brings you all the live updates online so that you don't miss out on the IND VS AUS extravaganza. 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Read about Ricky Ponting's career details on Cricbuzz.com ... 2008 . In the home-side's second innings, Ponting was criticised for using part-timers against the free-scoring Indian batsmen after he was informed that he was five overs behind the required over rate, which is penalisable by a fine, or in severe instances, a ban to the captain. However, in 11 home Tests against India, he had averaged 79.35. In the final Test in Nagpur—in which Australia needed victory to level the series—Ponting was criticized for bowling part-time spin bowlers in an effort to increase the over rate, to avoid suspension and a fine. India were bowled out for 469 on the second day, after Ganguly scored his 16th and last Test century. He ended the series with 264 runs at 37.71. Delhi Capitals Here to Win the IPL, Says Ricky Ponting 10 Nov, 2020 Delhi Capitals (DC) have got enough firepower to win their maiden Indian Premier League (IPL) title if the players address a few areas well and play their best game in the final against four-time champions Mumbai Indians (MI) here on Tuesday, DC head coach Ricky Ponting said on Monday. Rather than pressing home an advantage secured by dint of outstanding swing bowling and inspired spin in a fraught and fascinating afternoon session, the Australian captain preferred to use part-timers. Beforehand, the Australian captain was "targeted" by Harbhajan "with men crowded around the bat." Ponting himself was forced to take anti-inflammatory tablets, after surgery before the series. If he fails to score one in the Adelaide test then this will be the very first occasion after 2008 when he will have no ton next to his name in a year. I am glad Ricky can't read my mind right now because he is not going to like it." Throughout the first three Tests, Australian bowlers struggled to take wickets, managing 38 wickets at an average of 53.61. Going into the summit clash, four-time champions MI have the psychological advantage over DC, who will appear in their maiden final. 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One thing that stands out in my career is whenever I've been in early, with the team in a bit of trouble, I've managed to make runs.". But one innings doesn't make a tour. He also found himself in trouble after allegedly elbowing Australia cricketer Shane Watson during a Test match in Delhi in 2008. He said. Perhaps he was worried about missing the next match. Delhi Capitals head coach Ricky Ponting has warned Mumbai Indians not to take his side lightly in Tuesday’s IPL final, saying its best is still to come. When the fast bowlers were re-introduced, the match was beyond Australia's grasp and India were eventual victors. Also Read | R Ashwin Suggests New 'Mankading' Rule For IPL 2020 Despite Ricky Ponting Warning. Nevertheless, Ponting turned the first ball from his nemesis off his pads for a boundary. , The Third Test in Delhi saw India amass 7/613 in its first innings, while Delhi smog—left over from Diwali festivals—created an unusual atmosphere. Ponting was more cautious against Sharma than usual, scoring only nine from 26 balls from the tall right-armer quick. LIVE Kisan Andolan: आज रात या फिर कल सुबह सील कर दिया जाएगा दिल्ली-जयपुर और दिल्ली-आगरा ह� IPL 2020 We have enough firepower to win IPL 2020 title: Delhi Capitals coach Ricky Ponting. I had a point to prove to a few people as well. Gautam Gambhir and VVS Laxman both scored double centuries—the first time two batsmen have reached 200 in the same Test innings against Australia—and Ponting even resorted to bowling himself for two unsuccessful overs. I made it clear to him from that moment on of those reasons. And, this will also help Indian skipper to leave former Aussie captain Ricky Ponting in terms of centuries. He did not lead the Australian team to victory there in 2004–05 because he missed the first three Tests with injury. I have an obligation to bowl 90 overs in a day's play and the way we were heading, if the quicks had continued we would have been maybe 12 overs down ... Everyone has an opinion on the way I captain the team or the way the team plays, but the thing I am most disappointed about is this inference out there that I put myself totally ahead of the team. While below his career standards, it was substantially better than his previous Test efforts in India. "Many today would have hung their head in sadness while others would have turned and in their grave. This meant that he was not able to use pace spearhead Brett Lee significantly. Melbourne: Batting legend Ricky Ponting believes all-rounder Marcus Stoinis is playing "five times better" than what he was a year ago and could take up "multiple roles" for Australian cricket, including the job of a finisher.. Stoinis scored 352 runs and snapped 13 wickets to play a big role in Delhi Capitals, coached by Ponting, reaching the final of the IPL 2020 in the UAE. Anurag Hegde FOLLOW. And when they get that opportunity to play for his country, another big honour for them is getting on the 'Lord's Honours Board' by scoring a century or taking a five-fifer at the iconic English venue. "I made Brett aware he wasn't going to bowl first-thing in the morning. ALSO READ | IPL: KKR CEO says getting players ready might be challenging, fears they might have gone 'cold'. # IPL news # IPL Live Score # ricky ponting # Mumbai Indians # Marcus Stoinis # IPL final # Ajinkya Rahane # Sports and Recreation # Sports # Cricket; ज्यादा पठित . They go into the tea break on a high and come out worrying about over-rates. However, his performances diminished as his team began to struggle against an experienced Indian outfit.  Ponting angrily responded to such comments at the post-Test media conference. Same is the case with former Australia captain Ricky Ponting, who couldn't score a Test century at Lord's. The big screen at the ground flashed, "Ponting has been dismissed by Harbhajan eight times in Test cricket." Nevertheless, he was more aggressive and assured against spinners Amit Mishra and Sehwag, where he scored 35 from 60 and 17 from 32 deliveries respectively. Irrespective of the result on Tuesday night, the post-match speech that will follow after the match from Ponting will only inspire Iyer’s men to turn up as a far better side in 2021. IPL trophy winners from 2008 to 2019. The match was played at the Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium in Nagpur, which was making its debut as an international venue. What Ponting promised Ashwin on 'Mankading'. He started slowly, scoring two from 17 balls, before driving Ishant Sharma for a boundary.  Ponting brought up his century a short while later when cut Kumble through backward point for three. In the first innings, Ponting became Harbhajan's 300th Test wicket. Even today, he is associated with IL, but as a coach of different teams. Today is one step in the right direction. Australia had the hosts seven wickets down in their first innings—still more than 320 runs in arrears—before Harbhajan and Khan combined for an 80 run partnership late on day three. Michael Hussey scored his ninth Test century before the tourists tail folded. Starting from his carrier:: Ponting is specialist right handed batsman started his international career at the young age of 20. In the meantime, captain MS Dhoni and Harbhajan both added half centuries. On 26 February 2008 Ponting and his wife Rianna announced that they expecting their first child. Ponting, Australia's two-time World Cup winning skipper, feels Stoinis negotiated the spinners well in the IPL and is reaping the rewards of focusing on making good starts to his innings.  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