Tagged with Ricky Ponting

Australia are the bookies favourites

We are now two games into the Commonwealth Bank Series and there was a turn up for the books in the match between India and Sri Lanka when the game ended in a tie. That result means that Sri Lanka have their first points of the series whilst India go top, one point above Australia … Continue reading

Players, media call for clarity over Haddin status

Players and newspapers are seeking answers from selectors over the status of Test wicketkeeper Brad Haddin in Australia’s team for the tri one-day series against India and Sri Lanka. Vice captain Shane Watson said Haddin deserved clarity given his service to Australian cricket, while former skipper Ricky Ponting said confusion was rife over the player’s … Continue reading

Aussie captain Clarke to miss India ODI

Australia captain Michael Clarke will not play against India as he failed to recover in time for Sunday’s tri one-day series international against India in Brisbane. Clarke, who injured his hamstring during the last-over loss to India in Adelaide last week, missed Friday’s match against Sri Lanka in Sydney and said he was unlikely to … Continue reading