Posts by Ricky Ponting

Ashes Diary: Day 9 – Toilet Stories

By thecricketcouch • July 9, 2015

As some of you might know, my “real” job is as an instructor, where I teach technicians and engineers to employ Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) …

Couch BatCheet Episode 4

By thecricketcouch • April 22, 2013

Featuring: Arnab (@Greatbong), Mahek (@Mahekoholic) and @c_aashish
Host: Subash (@thecricketcouch)
Topics include Sir Ravindra Jadeja’s performance against Kolkata Knight Riders, Sachin Tendulkar, Pune Warriors, SunRisers Hyderabad’s …

Couch Talk 65 with Jarrod Kimber

By thecricketcouch • January 8, 2013

In this episode, the very popular Jarrod Kimber of Cricket with Balls, Two Chucks and Cricinfo, talks about the overall performance of the Australian …

Posts on Ponting

By thecricketcouch • December 4, 2012

A wonderful bunch of writers and bloggers (and a former Indian great) have penned evocative pieces of prose on the occasion of Ricky Ponting’s …

Good bye, Ricky Ponting

By thecricketcouch • November 29, 2012

I will admit it. I didn’t watch a lot of Ricky Ponting’s career as a batsman. In what was a transformational Test match – …

Let the Ashes begin

By thecricketcouch • August 18, 2010

Ricky Ponting has fired the first salvo of the Ashes 2010 by saying a 5-0 whitewash is definitely possible. I think he meant Australia …

Monty downs a Meteorite

By thecricketcouch • July 26, 2010

The batting abilities of Mudhsuden “Monty” Panesar are legendary. The Aussies and the English are still in the process of figuring out how, Monty …

The case of a swinging elbow

By thecricketcouch • July 17, 2010

Just for a moment, if I were to ask you to play a game of guess who, will ya? Pretty please, with sugar on …