Saturday, December 9, 2023

Ricky Ponting resigns as Australia captain

Ricky Ponting has resigned as Australia captain but wants to carry on playing for the team. The 36-year-old made the announcement in Sydney after arriving home following his side’s World Cup quarter-final defeat by co-hosts India. “I have decided to stand down as captain of the Test and one-day teams as of now,” he told

Ponting could be dumped as captain: report

Bangkok Post Ricky Ponting could be in the final week of his nine-year reign as captain after a troubled build-up to the World Cup, a report said, citing a Cricket Australia official. The Sydney Morning Herald on Tuesday said there was stiff opposition at boardroom level to the 36-year-old retaining the job for next month’s ... Read more

Struggling Aussies face knock-out clash with India

The Sydney Morning Herald Australia will fly from Sri Lanka to India facing arguably the most daunting challenge of the cricket World Cup: beating India in a knock-out quarter-final on its own turf. India’s stuttering victory over the West Indies overnight gave it a second-placed finish in group B, ensuring it would be drawn against a ... Read more