Former Australian Captain Ricky Ponting Shares His Favourite Piece Of Cricket Memorabilia
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Former Australian Captain Ricky Ponting Shares His Favourite Piece Of Cricket Memorabilia

Ricky Ponting
Ricky Ponting. Credit: Getty Images

Australia’s legendary player and captain Ricky Ponting has shared his favourite cricket memorabilia that he has collected during his illustrious stint on the field. Ricky Ponting took to his official Twitter handle, to share his favourite piece of cricket memorabilia. Ponting shared a picture of two baggy green caps, gifted by his wife Rianna and Cricket Australia.

With all the cricketers being in isolation due to the outbreak of the COVID-19 virus, it has given them time to interact with their fans through social media. Ponting also took to his Twitter account and shared the picture of his favourite cricket memorabilia.

Ricky Ponting, Courtney Walsh, Bushire Cricket Bash
Ricky Ponting. (Credits: Twitter).

Earlier, Ponting also shared a picture of the Test jersey he wore in his first match as the captain of the national team. The jersey had autographed messages from every member of the playing XI in the game.

Ricky Ponting Shares His Favourite Cricket Memorabilia

Ponting shared a picture of two baggy green caps. While the one was a brand new cap, the other was the one he wore in his debut match, and continued to wear for “140 odd Tests.”

“This is my favourite piece of memorabilia gifted to me by Rianna and Cricket Australia when I retired. A brand new cap on the left and my pride and joy on the right, looking a bit worse for wear after about 140odd tests,” Ponting wrote.

Watch Ponting’s Tweet Here:

Ricky Ponting Has Been A Legend Of The Game

The former Australian captain, widely regarded as one of the best batsmen in modern-day cricket, scored 27,486 runs in his international career. He has been one of the most prolific Test batsmen ever as he has had a career average of above 50 in Test cricket after having played more than 150 Test matches and after having scored more than 13000 runs in the longest format of the sport.

ICC Hall of Fame, Ricky Ponting
Ricky Ponting (Credits – AFP)

He holds the record for most centuries by an Australian. Ricky Ponting also led the side to victories in the 2003 and 2007 World Cup. He currently coaches Delhi Capitals in the Indian Premier League.

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