Ponting understood the importance of the match, "This is probably as big a Test match as a lot of us have played." Stay updated on the latest IND VS AUS news, IND VS AUS updates, IND VS AUS schedule, IND VS AUS matches and more. IPL trophy winners from 2008 to 2019. 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 39 mins ago. IPL 2020 We have enough firepower to win IPL 2020 title: Delhi Capitals coach Ricky Ponting. Delhi Capitals, in their previous avatar reached the semi-finals in the first two editions of the IPL, in 2008 and 2009, besides finishing third in third in 2012. He made his ODI and Test Debut in the year 1995. Legendary cricketers like Sachin Tendulkar, Brian Lara and Jacques Kallis are on that list. Harbhajan Singh had already sent down 2.3 overs before he delivered his first ball to Ponting in the 17th over. Ajit Agarkar found Ashish Nehra’s support in the second innings more impressive than his eight-ball duck in the first where he came on as a nightwatchman. Ponting was more cautious against Sharma than usual, scoring only nine from 26 balls from the tall right-armer quick. 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."[6]. [6][7], After stumps, with Australia at 4/254, Ponting was happy with his performance, "I'm as pleased with that innings as I probably have been with any innings I've ever played," he said. [16][18], With Australia needing to win the Fourth Test, Jason Krejza was selected for his Australian debut. "[13] After India declared on 3/314 with just over four sessions of play remaining, Australia were bowled out for 195 on the fifth morning, with Ponting's off stump knocked out of the ground by another Sharma off cutter for just 2, as India completed a 320 run victory. Matthew Hayden and Simon Katich started quickly for Australia, reaching 32 in the seventh over, before Hayden was run-out. Nevertheless, Ponting described said the pitch was grassless and hard as concrete. In the meantime, captain MS Dhoni and Harbhajan both added half centuries. 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. They finished on 31 without loss, before the match was declared a draw, resulting in Australia needing victory in the final Test to regain the Border-Gavaskar Trophy. Ponting lasted 34 balls, before he was caught a short mid-wicket from a Sharma slower ball on 17. He said. When the fast bowlers were reintroduced, the last four wickets fell quickly. I am glad Ricky can't read my mind right now because he is not going to like it." Ponting was subsequently stripped of thirty per cent of his A$12,750 match fee, twice the punishment of his team-mates in accordance with International Cricket Council rules for captains. However, in 11 home Tests against India, he had averaged 79.35. The barrage of Ponting's decision continued, with then Australian leading Test run-scorer (since overtaken by Ponting) saying on Fox Sports, "I don't know what to make of this. He was also discussed a lot in the early season of IPL. Michael Hussey scored his ninth Test century[8] before the tourists tail folded. Nevertheless, this was Australia's first Test series win in India since 1969–70, in which Ponting made 11 and 12 on a controversial pitch. Delhi Capitals coach Ricky Ponting has promised his premier spinner Ravichandran Ashwin that he would speak to the ICC about imposing a … Hayden was bowled for a third-ball duck, while Ponting was trapped lbw by a Sharma off cutter for five, as Australia collapsed to 5/58 and then 8/144 in their first innings reply. [20] Ponting played freely, scoring 11 runs from the final three balls of an Ishant Sharma over. Throughout the first three Tests, Australian bowlers struggled to take wickets, managing 38 wickets at an average of 53.61. Australia lost by 172 runs to cede the series 2–0. 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. 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