Australia's Ricky Ponting has announced this week's clash with South Africa will be his last, bringing an end to a remarkable 17-year Test career.
Australia's ageing batsman Ricky Ponting says he's put himself through a gruelling training regime to be ready to face South Africa.
Half-centuries from Ed Cowan and Ricky Ponting left Australia in control at the end of the third day of the final Test against the West Indies.
Former paceman Geoff Lawson says Ricky Ponting is being self-indulgent by remaining in Australia's Test side after being axed from the ODI team.
Ricky Ponting has vowed to fight on in Australia's Test team after selectors informed him of his exclusion from the limited-overs team.
Ricky Ponting's one-day career appears to be over after he was dropped from the Australia team because of poor form.
Michael Clarke and Ricky Ponting's double centuries and a shaky start by India's stuttering batsman left the visitors under pressure in Adelaide.
Michael Clarke hit the highest score by an Australian at the Sydney Cricket Ground to give his team the advantage in the second Test against India.
Ricky Ponting broke his century dry spell while scoring a 288-run partnership with Michael Clarke on the second day of the second Test against India.
Ed Cowan showed impressive composure to raise a patient half-century but Ricky Ponting's century drought continued in the first test against India.
New Zealand had their first win in Australia for 26 years after they were taken to a seven-run victory by seamer Doug Bracewell in their second Test.
Ricky Ponting has no regrets about quitting the Australian captaincy and welcomed having fewer responsibilities ahead of the Test against New Zealand.
Australia's Ricky Ponting led his team to a comeback with an unbeaten 67 on the second day of the first Test against New Zealand.
Hashim Amla says the second Test could now go either way after Tahir's late wicket broke up the pairing that brought Australia back from the brink.
Ricky Ponting scored his 57th half-century to steer Australia to 142 for the loss of three wickets before bad light stopped play at Wanderers.
The Proteas had a turn of luck in their second Test against Australia, bringing down the visitors with fine bowling, scoring a 30-run lead.
Australian cricket must make ruthless decisions about its aging side in the wake of the team's shattering defeat to the Proteas, say Australian media.
Australia impressed in every department to power to a 93-run win over South Africa last night in the rain-affected first one-day international.
Ricky Ponting is standing down as Australia's cricket captain after nine years, following a home Ashes loss and a disappointing World Cup performance.
Captain Ricky Ponting is the likely casualty if co-hosts India end Australia's 12-year World Cup dominance in their Ahmedabad quarterfinal.