Cricinfo staff

Australian news

Ponting wants ODI schedule halved

Ricky Ponting has expanded on his thoughts about the number of ODIs in Australia each year and believes Cricket Australia should cut the schedule by half

Australia v West Indies, 5th ODI, Melbourne

Ricky Ponting hails unbeaten summer

To achieve the same undefeated run with a young, developing squad this season has meant a lot to Ponting, who is now 35 and moulding a group he hopes can take back the Ashes and defend the World Cup within the next year