Tag Archives: Ricky Ponting

It Looked So Out…

“You don’t often see a batsman walk… for an LBW” screams Michael Slater even as the Blackcaps whoop it up in the background. It was Ricky Ponting that decided to walk without really waiting for Umpire Nigel Llong’s decision off … Continue reading

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Ashes Diary: Day 9 – Toilet Stories

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) methods such as ultrasonics to inspect and evaluate a wide range of structures like bridges, steel … Continue reading

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Couch BatCheet Episode 4

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 surprisingly good performance so far, effect of spinners in this IPL, Ashoke Dinda and … Continue reading

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Couch Talk 65 with Jarrod Kimber

In this episode, the very popular Jarrod Kimber of Cricket with Balls, Two Chucks and Cricinfo, talks about the overall performance of the Australian team in 2012, the big retirements and the promising debuts, omission of Mike Hussey from the … Continue reading

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Posts on Ponting

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 retirement from International Cricket. I thought it would be a good idea to assemble them in … Continue reading

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Good bye, Ricky Ponting

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 – for India at least – from 2003 in Adelaide, I can’t seem to recall many of … Continue reading

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Let the Ashes begin

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 beating England 5-0. Sure. Whatever you say Ricky. England are in the process of winning 8 … Continue reading

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Monty downs a Meteorite

The batting abilities of Mudhsuden “Monty” Panesar are legendary. The Aussies and the English are still in the process of figuring out how, Monty in the company of James Anderson held off the Aussie attack for more than 10 overs … Continue reading

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The case of a swinging elbow

Just for a moment, if I were to ask you to play a game of guess who, will ya? Pretty please, with sugar on top? Excellent. A particular cricket team from the sub-continent is playing a certain team from the … Continue reading

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