Tag: Ricky Ponting

Runs festivity against Pakistan

During his recent 199 at Galle, Kumar Sangakkara achieved various milestones, against Pakistan in particular. He bettered his Test average against Pakistan to 84.58, which is second highest against Pakistan after Virender Sehwag’s 91.14. Here, we take a look at

Ricky Ponting : a misunderstood great

Ponting pulling

Ricky Ponting has had a decorated career playing for Australia that has spanned 16 years. He is widely regarded as the second best batsman to represent Australia after Sir Donald Bradman. Considering the batting stalwarts that Australia has produced, that

Graeme Smith: The Fourth Innings Specialist

Graeme-Smith

There is never a right answer to the question: is batting first and setting your team up to win a match greater than batting last or vice versa.  Can it be easier to bat first on a pitch which has