Ricky Ponting

        
                       At the time when cricket is passing through critical stage of its history and  losing its charm after match fixing and other scandals another legend says good bye to cricket. According to media news Australian batting great and captain Ricky Ponting has left cricket grounds for ever. Ponting announced his retirement from all types of cricket before series of South Africa. Ricky pointing scored 13000 runs in test cricket second highest after Sachin Tundulkar of India. Cricket observers considers him second great batsman of Australian cricket history after Sir Donald Bradman. His remarkable performance has  left behind  former captain Steve Waugh and Allan Border. In his captaincy Australia won two world cups crowns  Ponting scored remarkable century in world cup final against India. Although Ponting scored just 8 runs in his last innings against South Africa in Perth but he is only player after Sachin Tundulkar who scored above 13000 runs in both type of cricket and he was master in under pressure cricket. Ponting career was neat and clean like his performance and despite long years of his career he was not involved in any scandal. Now after  Pointing retirement Australians find it hard to bring his alternate and cricket grounds are also losing cricket superstars one by one which is very unfortunate.
              

 

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