Not least whether he was mentally up for it, because he has played for such a long time and that can take a toll. I am just uploading the video for the viewers knowledge about Ricky Ponting \u0026 his retirement.Ricky Ponting final match, Ricky Ponting final press conference, Michael Clarke response, Ricky Ponting retirement, Ricky Ponting final match, Michael clarke retirement final speech last game Ricky Ponting will retire from Test cricket after the third Test against South Africa in Perth. We make cricket games - to know more; http://cricketcastle.org/ ]PS: I do NOT own the video. ", South Africa captain Graeme Smith: "I've played a lot against Ricky and he's the most competitive man I've ever played against. Punter played better against me than Sachin Tendulkar did. Shane Warne, Ricky Ponting and now Tendulkar and Walsh: Cricket legends come out of retirement for bushfire charity match. A few months later on 29 November 2012 Ponting announced that he would file for retirement from Test cricket after the WACA test against South Africa. Langer made a point that Ponting never got the respect he deserved in England. Pet food recalled after at least 28 dogs die: FDA. “I believe now is the right time. The 37-year-old, who announced his retirement before the match, was caught by Jacques Kallis at slip for eight off Robin Peterson. "It was disrespectful and hard to stomach, but I am sure that he will be admired in England now that he has retired.". Prime Minister Julia Gillard thanked Ponting in the Parliament of Australia for his contribution to international cricket and wished him well in his retirement. Playing next. Have a good retirement. A "win at all costs" kind of guy which epitomised the great Australian team he led. He scored 114 first-class centuries during a 25-year career. Ponting retired from international cricket after the Perth Testagainst South Africa last December, but continued playing with his state side Tasmania, IPL club the Mumbai Indians and Surrey in English cricket. Ponting was among a string of failures, which included captain Michael Clarke (5) for the first time this series. There are much better batsman in the country currently better than Ponting who should take his place. To use comments you will need to have JavaScript enabled. Last updated on 29 November 201229 November 2012.From the section Cricketcomments351. So in a strange way, I think the crowds did respect him. One of, if not the, best batsmen I've ever played against and a fierce opponent! And as his decision today demonstrates - absolutley ruthless and honest about himself and his own performances. Former Australian skipper Ricky Ponting believes that Team India's resilience will give up at some stage on the final day of the series-deciding fourth Test match at the Gabba, Brisbane. However, after only two games as captain he was dropped, having scored only 18 runs in 5 games of the 2011–12 Commonwealth Bank Series. Ricky Ponting announced his retirement this week and had this to say “I haven’t been performing consistently over the last 12 to 18 months,” he said. Followed by Michael Clarke talking about Ricky Ponting. Ponting plans to continue playing for Tasmania in the Sheffield Shield competition and the Hobart Hurricanes in the Big Bash League, and will play for the Prime Minister's XI against Sri Lanka later in the summer. ", "Punter, congratulations on a fantastic career. NFL coach explains how decision to cut QB went down. Former Australia skipper Ricky Ponting reckons that the hosts now have a very good chance of defeating India 4-0 in the four-match series now after the visitors suffered an eight-wicket drubbing in the first Test at the Adelaide Oval on Saturday. The difference is that Clarke's average for the series dropped to 177 and Ponting's has dropped to six, reinforcing why his retirement announcement last Thursday could not … His role as the cartoon villain in the 2005 ashes is my favourite Punter memory, his 156 to save the 3rd test for the Aussies was a great knock and the Pratt run out was hilarious. Respect where its due - Ponting was an outstanding player and I was always worried when he was at the crease. 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Look at the way he is crawling with his test career. "It's a decision I thought long and hard about. The effect of Ponting's retirement was writ large across the red eyes of the captain, Michael Clarke. Many sportsmen past and present could do with some of that dazzling honesty and self-awareness - Sachin are you watching? Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube. It was based on my output and my results in this series so far. Ponting made the announcement at a news conference at the Waca in Perth, flanked by his wife Rianna, daughters Emmy and Mattise and every member of the Australia team. I think the way he played the game, the intensity with which he played the game, is a credit to him. Ricky Ponting Announces his Retirement from ODI Cricket. It would be great to see you finish with a ton. "After Sir Donald Bradman he has got to go down as the next best Australian batsman there has ever been.". after a World Cup quarter-final defeat to India in March 2011. ", England wicketkeeper Matt Prior on Twitter:external-link "Congrats to Ricky Ponting on an amazing career. Henry Number of posts: 32891. Both are incredible players, but if I had to pick one it would be Ricky. Ponting was a great batsman as his batting statistics attest but he was a lousy sportsman who damaged the integrity and character of the game and gave a lie to that great statement on fairness in every walk of life - "Its just not cricket". He stood for everything "Aussie" and I have to admit to mixed feelings towards him. RICKY Ponting is to draw his glittering career to a close against South Africa in Perth. ", "The best batsman I had the privilege to play against was Ricky Ponting. "I haven't been performing consistently over the last 12 to 18 months," he said. He's been an amazing player for a long time," Clarke said. Hated the guy in that England against Australia way! Ricky Ponting talks to Mark Nicholas after his final test match. Sachin Tendulkar and Courtney Walsh will coach the Ponting … He scored just 20 runs in the two drawn Test matches and, despite receiving the support of coach Mickey Arthur, he decided to make way. And Clarke has broken down in tears at his Press conference when talking about Ponting's retirement. ", Former England captain Michael Vaughan on Twitter:external-link "The best batsman I had the privilege to play against was Ricky Ponting. Ricky Ponting has announced his retirement from international cricket, on the eve of the third Test against South Africa in Perth The true legend, one of the best Australian players & one of the best batsman ever "The boys are obviously hurting at the moment. "I've given cricket my all, it's been my life for 20 years, there's not much more I can give.". I do agree to a point and did not like the crowds booeing him, but I suspect it was partly out of respect for his talent and importance that he was booed. The video footage belongs to its owner. "Ricky has been in the spotlight for most of his career and he would have had to weigh up several things. His face follwing the 'Gary Pratt' moment in 2005 is a lasting cricket memory for me. Ponting was promoted to captain in the 2011–12 Commonwealth Bank Series in Australia in Michael Clarke's absence due to injury. Former England captain and BBC Sport columnist, Alec Stewart, said Ponting's tough and uncompromising style epitomised Australian cricket over the past 17 years. "His humility, loyalty, passion for the game and for people is quite extraordinary," he said. Ponting, 36, has come under fire as he has struggled with the bat and lost his cool at times during the tournament. Australia captain Michael Clarke was close to tears as he paid tribute to his predecessor, who stepped down from the Test captaincy last year and retired from one-day cricket in February. Reputation : 100 Registration date : 2007-08-31 Flag/Background: Like Dislike . The former Australian captain has played 167 Tests and scored 13,366 Test runs. 1:06. The Tasmanian admitted his recent poor form had prompted the decision to call time on an international career that began in 1995. "I've said all along that I would continue to play as long as I could continue to make a contribution to wins, and I think over the last couple of weeks my performance has not been good enough to do that. It was an honour to play alongside you. Ponting has scored 13,366 runs at an average of 52.21 in his career, but he has struggled for form in the current series with South Africa. Mark Ramprakash retired from professional cricket in July 2012. Am glad to have seen him both here and in Oz. in the return series in 2007, topping the run charts with 576 runs at an average of 82.28. But on the eve of Australia's quarter-final against India, Ponting insisted he wants to continue playing at both Test and one-day international level. Except for an innings against an inept Pakistani side (and I think, he was dropped by Mohd Ameer even before he scored a run in the first innings), there is nothing going right for him right now. He went on to become Australia's most successful skipper with 48 Test wins. I think, it is time for Ricky Ponting to hang up his boots and hand over the captaincy to Michael Clarke. Even when he was no longer quite at his best he was the one who stood in the way of us beating them. Browse more videos. Afterall, a great legend and their teammate is retiring.He has been a great captain of his team, and made unspeakable records for Australia. On Australia Day 2012 he was appointed as an Officer of the Order of Australia for services to cricket and, through the Ponting Foundation, the community. Former Australian captain Ricky Ponting on Thursday (Novemebr 29) announced that he will retire from Test cricket after playing in the third Test against South Africa which begins at … I think the way he played the game, the intensity with which he played the game, is a credit to him.". Australia captain Ricky Ponting says he has no plans to retire from cricket after the World Cup. He scored just 20 runs in the two drawn Test matches and. His wife is thought to be the reason for his increased maturity. Top batsman, hope he has a good retirement. One of, if not the, best batsmen I've ever played against and a fierce opponent! Cricketnext Staff The Indian batsmen were completely outclassed by the Australian pace duo of Pat Cummins and Josh Hazlewood as their second innings … Justin Langer wrote: "His humility...is quite extraordinary". From a nation that appointed John Terry its football captain, it's a bit rich labelling Ponting a sook and revolting character. I will never forget the unforgivable way they responded when Simon Jones got his horrific injury at Brisbane in 2002. amongst the 'greats' - come on, second highest scorer in history, 13.5 K - amazing (Tendulkars just too much on a different planet) only Captain Cook stands a realistic chance of getting up there. Shahid Afridi Picks the Better Skipper Between MS Dhoni and Ricky Ponting. In December 2012 after Ricky Ponting announced his retirement he said that Wasim Akram and Curtly Ambrose were the toughest bowlers he had faced "Akram for the exact opposite, you could get a few runs off him, but you just knew there was an unplayable ball around the corner, be it with an old ball or with a new ball," – Ricky Ponting. I really admired how he handled it by complimenting the crowds. Ponting took over the one-day captaincy in 2002 and replaced Steve Waugh as Test captain in 2004. ", "I've played a lot against Ricky and he's the most competitive man I've ever played against. "It means that he is going into the next phase of his life with a lot of gratitude and a lots of thanks from the Australian community - full as it is with cricket tragics," she said at question time on Thursday.external-link. spoke of the passing of the "last of Australia's dominant generation". Punter...a great cricketer, but also a great Australian, and that's why so many don't like you! Great player, great captain. Ricky Ponting. A great Aussie player, skipper and a great credit to the game. Your departure will be a massive hole in the Australian cricket team. Great competitor ....... though Gary Pratt running him out was pretty funny ! His ability to pull, even decent length balls, through mid-wicket for four will remain in my memory. In the one-day game, Ponting guided Australia to back-to-back World Cup titles in 2003 and 2007, having won the trophy as a player in 1999. The series is level at 0-0 going into the third and final Test, and Ponting is determined to end his international career with a 109th Test victory to return Australia to the top of the Test rankings. I never quite got that. We loved to hate him because we knew how good he was! Ricky Ponting has set his sights on a fairytale finish to his Australia career after announcing he will retire at the end of the third Test against South Africa. Australian cricket will not be the same without him. 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