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Who is Ricky Ponting

cricket Updated: Nov 29, 2012 10:32 IST

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Factfile on Australia's Ricky Ponting who announced his retirement from Test cricket on Thursday ahead of the coming series decider against South Africa in Perth.



Name: Ricky Thomas Ponting



Right-hand batsman, right-arm medium

Date of birth: December 19, 1974 (Age 37)

Major teams: Australia, Tasmania, Somerset


Test debut: vs Sri Lanka, Perth, December 8, 1995

ODI debut : vs South Africa, Wellington, February 15, 1995

T20 debut : vs New Zealand, Auckland, February 17, 2005

Career

Tests:
Matches 167, Runs 13,366, Highest 257, Average 52.21, Strike-rate 58.74, Centuries 41

One-dayers:
Matches 375, Runs 13,704, Highest 164, Average 42.03, Strike-rate 80.39, Centuries 30

Twenty20 internationals:
Matches 23, Runs 477, Highest 98 not out, Average 23.85, Strike-rate 121.06.