Ponting dropped from Australia's one-day team
Former captain Ricky Ponting was dropped from Australia's team for the tri one-day series against India and Sri Lanka, selectors said today. Is it time for India to drop its non-performing seniors?Updated: Feb 20, 2012 13:24 IST
Former captain Ricky Ponting was dropped from Australia's team for the tri one-day series against India and Sri Lanka, selectors said on Monday.
Chief selector John Inverarity said Ponting, the second all-time leading runscorer in ODIs, was axed because of his poor batting form.
Australia squad for Tri ODIs
The Australia squad named on Monday for the tri one-day series internationals against Sri Lanka in Hobart on February 24 and against India in Sydney on February 26:
Australia - Michael Clarke (Capt), Shane Watson (vice-capt), Dan Christian, Xavier Doherty, Peter Forrest, Ryan Harris, Ben Hilfenhaus, David Hussey, Michael Hussey, Brett Lee, Clint McKay, Matthew Wade, David Warner.
First Published: Feb 20, 2012 11:00 IST