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Full Profile of Ricky Ponting

Ricky Ponting, the most uncompromising player of his generation, grew into Australia’s most successful run-maker and only sits below Bradman in the country’s overall ratings. It takes an extremely critical eye to diminish his run-scoring achievements, which seem to collect new records in every series. Ponting announced that the Perth Test against South Africa in November-December 2012 would be his ... Read More »

Ricky Ponting announces his retirement from Test cricket

Former Australian captain Ricky Ponting called time on his 17-year Test career, announcing that this week’s clash against South Africa in Perth will be his last. Ponting, 37, will call time on a storied international career as the second highest run-scorer in Test history and the most successful captain of all time with 48 Test wins. “This Test will be ... Read More »