Full Information of Ricky Ponting or Ricky Thomas Ponting

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Ponting is the only cricketer in history to win 100 Tests as a player.

#Full Information of Ricky Ponting or Ricky Thomas Ponting -

Name: Ricky Thomas Pontin

He was born on May 19, 1974 (49 years old).

Launceston, 1999. Tasmania Tasmania Australia

Nickname: Panda

Batting Style- Right-handed

Bowling Style - Right middle

Ricky Thomas Ponting (born 19 April 1974) is an Australian cricket coach. Cricket commentator and player. Ponting captained the Australian national Test cricket team from 2004 to 2011. He captained the One-Day Internationals (ODI) team from 2002 to 2011. He is the most successful captain of international history with 220 victories in 324 matches and a winning percentage of 67.6. 91. Cricket % He is the third highest number of bowlers in the world for centuries. He is a pioneer in men's cricket and holds the record number of victories in the ICC. Under his leadership, Australia won the Cricket World Cup in 2003 and 2007 and he was part of the Australian team that won the Cricket World Cup in 1999.

At the regional level, Ponting is in the Australian domestic Twenty20 tournament; He plays for his native Tasmania for the Tasmania Hobart Cyclones in the Big Bash League. His right arm is a good all-round and individual bowler. He led Australia to 5–0 Ashes and Cricket World Cup victories in 2003 and 2007 and was part of Stephen Waugh's World Cup-winning team in 1999. He led Australia to the ICC Champions Trophy in 2006, as a competitive and sometimes controversial captain. Ponting was the first cricketer in history to play the game. He is the batsman with the most ODIs with 100 Tests and 262 ODI victories.

Popular batsman Ponting is the best Australian Test and one-day cricket player. A cricketer in 2000, he was part of the country's first Ashes XI in the 2017 Cricket Australia poll and was inducted into the ICC Hall of Fame in July 2018. He is currently the assistant coach of the Australian team cricket. After its installation in February

Ponting announced his retirement from Test cricket in November 2012, a day before the final Test against South Africa. It was his 168th Test final, equaling Steve Waugh's Australian record. He continued to play international cricket until 2013 but retired with 51.85 Test wickets.

Birth and personality -:


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Ricky Pontine was born on 19 December 1974 in Launceston, Tasmania, the eldest of four children to Graeme and Lorraine Pontine. Graeme was a "good club cricketer" and played Australian rules football, while Lorraine was a state champion in Vigoro.  they moved to the working-class area of Newnham, 4 miles north of central Launceston.

After marrying his long-term girlfriend, law student Rhianna Cantor, in June 2002, Ponting credits her with making him grow as a person. The couple has three children.

One Day International Captain -:

Despite the continued success of the Test team, the One-Day International (ODI) team failed to qualify for the finals of the tournament, defeating South Africa 3-0 in the home series 2001- 02. Steve Waugh was dropped from the ODI squad in February 2002 due to the triangle. Ponting was promoted to captain ahead of then-vice-captain Adam Gilchrist. The ODI team's fortunes quickly brightened and Ponting's men won the first series of their tour of South Africa, beating a team that went on to win the tournament and end Waugh's reign.

After being promoted to the ODI captaincy, Ponting played an important role in the Test tour of South Africa. In the second Test in Cape Town, he scored 100 and hit a six off the bowling of Paul Adams to lead Australia to a four-wicket victory. He scored 89 runs in the third Test and ended the series with 308 runs at 77.25 with a strike rate of 76.48. Australia entered the seven-match ODI series without both the Waugh twins.

Ponting led Pakistan 3-0 on neutral ground in late 2002. He scored 141 in the first Test in Colombo and 150 in the third Test in Sharjah to finish with 342 runs.

#One Day International Centuries by Ricky Ponting:-

                                                                                         One day centuries  scored by Ponting

1123 Sri Lanka4189.13Melbourne Cricket GroundMelbourneHome9 January 1996Lost
2102 West Indies3191.07Sawai Mansingh StadiumJaipurNeutral4 March 1996Lost
3100 New Zealand3187.71Melbourne Cricket GroundMelbourneHome21 January 1998Lost
4145  Zimbabwe3191.77Feroz Shah KotlaNew DelhiNeutral11 April 1998Won
5124*  Pakistan3296.12Gaddafi StadiumLahoreAway18 November 1998Won
6115  India3195.04Melbourne Cricket GroundMelbourneHome12 January 2000Won
7101 India3192.66Indira Priyadarshini StadiumVisakhapatnamAway3 April 2001Won
8102  England3287.93County GroundBristolAway10 June 2001Won
9129  South Africa31102.38Mangaung OvalBloemfonteinAway30 March 2002Won
10119  England3196.74Melbourne Cricket GroundMelbourneHome15 December 2002Won
11106*  Sri Lanka32109.27Melbourne Cricket GroundMelbourneHome21 January 2003Won
12114  Sri Lanka31104.58SuperSport ParkCenturionNeutral7 March 2003Won
13140*  India31115.70Wanderers StadiumJohannesburgNeutral23 March 2003Won
14101  Bangladesh3185.59Marrara OvalDarwinHome6 August 2003Won
15108* India31104.85M Chinnaswamy StadiumBangaloreAway12 November 2003Won
16115  Asian XI31112.74Melbourne Cricket GroundMelbourneNeutral10 January 2005Won
17141*  New Zealand31111.02McLean ParkNapierAway5 March 2005Won
18111  England3296.52Lord's, LondonAway10 July 2005Won
19124  Sri Lanka3197.63Sydney Cricket GroundSydneyHome12 February 2006Won
20164  South Africa31156.19Wanderers StadiumJohannesburgAway12 March 2006Lost
21111  New Zealand3190.98WACAPerthHome28 January 2007Won
22104  New Zealand3292.03Melbourne Cricket GroundMelbourneHome4 February 2007Won
23113  Scotland31121.50Warner ParkBasseterreNeutral14 March 2007Won
24107*  New Zealand3299.07Adelaide OvalAdelaideHome14 December 2007Won
25134*  New Zealand31100.75Bellerive OvalHobartHome20 December 2007Won
26124  India3193.23Sydney Cricket GroundSydneyHome24 February 2008Won
27126  England32115.59Trent BridgeNottinghamAway15 September 2009Won
28111*  England3296.52SuperSport ParkCenturionNeutral2 October 2009Won
29106*  West Indies3194.64The GabbaBrisbaneHome14 February 2010Won
30104  India3188.13Sardar Patel StadiumMoteraAhmedabadAway24 March 2011Lost

Most Australian races in a calendar year (2003) -:

After scoring 54 and 50 in the first Test in the rain in Brisbane, Ponting scored two centuries in the Test against India, the second Test in Adelaide (242) and Melbourne (257, a career-high). He scored 31 in the second innings in Melbourne as Australia leveled the series 1–1, and scores of 25 and 47 in the fourth Test in Sydney. Highest run scorer in the series with 706 runs at 100.85. Harbhajan was sent home with a rotator cuff injury after the first Test.

Having scored 206 in Port-of-Spain earlier this year, he became only the second player (the other being Sir Donald Bradman) to score three double centuries in a calendar year. Ponting's knock of 242 against India in Adelaide was the highest Test run by a batsman whose team later lost the match. After Steve Waugh prevailed to sign for the home series against India in early 2004, Ponting took over the Test captaincy. Since 1997, the Australian team has not always had the same captain in both Tests and ODIs, with Mark Taylor and Steve Waugh leaving the ODI team as Test captains.

Bowling and throwing -:

Ponting is a right-arm middle-order bowler and tends to cut or spin the ball. Ponting rarely bowled, although he dismissed West Indies spinner Brian Lara and former England captain Michael Vaughan in the Ashes Test in 2005. In 2012, he was asked to bowl in the final Test match against South Africa. However, he is considered one of the best boxers in the world. He's always making stupid passes, covers, and dunks. His keen eye and accurate hitting often helped him beat the batsmen with direct hits.

Hundreds of Ricky Ponting -:

Ponting was criticized for his lack of imagination as a captain, but many players who played under him said he was a good leader. Former Australia player Justin Langer said: “He's a real inspirational leader and I've never given him a bad mark. Whether it's in practice, in the nets, or the way he carries himself off the field, every time he speaks, it's this. “Guys are good. Listen and understand every word.

#Ricky Ponting Records and achievements -:

Ponting was the Wisden Cricket World Cup Player of the Year in 2003 and one of five Wisden Cricketers of the Year in 2006. He won a record four Allan Border Medals (along with Michael Clarke) in 2004, 2006, 2007 and 2009 Ponting was named Australia's Test Player of the Year in 2003, 2004, and 2007 and Australia's One Day International Player of the Year in 2002 and 2007.

First batsman to score a century in ODI cricket against all participating Test nations (Afghanistan and Ireland were not given Test status during Ponting's time).

Ponting, along with Shane Watson, holds the record for the highest partnership in the ICC Champions Trophy (252 runs for the second winner).

Ponting's 242 against India is the highest percentage in a losing match.

CA awarded him the Allan Heal Medal in 2004, 2006, 2007, and 2009.

In 2021, he became a legend in Australian post-cricket.

5000 attempts -:

Ponting then scored 10 and 59 to lead Australia to a comfortable first-series victory over Bangladesh in Darwin and Cairns in Australia's tropical north in the winter of 2003. During the match, the third and final ODI of the post-Test series, Ponting scored 100 and shared a stand of 127 runs with Michael Bevan.

The Australian cricket season starts in October; Because they have a home series against Zimbabwe, a month earlier than usual, because of the ODI series in India. Due to the early start of the season, many Australian players are physically unable to play. McGrath missed the series with an ankle injury as he feared Australia would play Zimbabwe because of Robert Mugabe's regime. The first Test began in Perth on 9 October, when Australia defeated Zimbabwe's bowling attack and failed to break through the flat wicket of the WACA. However, Ponting was dismissed before the match for 37, while Hayden surpassed Brian Lara's World Test score of 375. Australia won the final Test by an innings and 175 runs. In the next Test at the SCG, Australia fielded an inexperienced side due to injuries and won by 9 wickets; won the series 2-0. Ponting scored 169 for his first century and 53 to pass 5000 runs. The Australian No.3 ended the two-match series with 259 runs at 129.50. Due to the lack of public attention and attendance, Ponting wrote that he doubted whether Bangladesh and Zimbabwe would play Test cricket.

After Zimbabwe, Australia will travel to India two days later to play against India and New Zealand in the TVS Trophy. They began their campaign against India in Gwalior on October 26 but were bowled out for 37 as Ponting was dismissed for two. New Zealand will play the third match of the series against Australia in Faridabad. Australia scored 17 but New Zealand lost 97 at 09:00 am. Australia achieved their target easily, scoring just two goals. One of them was 12-year-old Ponting, who thought he had a terrible image. Ponting was named Wisden International Cricketer of the Year at the Mumbai Awards ahead of Australia’s final match. Two days later, in the city, Australia beat India by 77 runs, Ponting’s 31st win. England won the fifth match with only 16 men and did not miss a single big goal. series against New Zealand; However, Australia won a tough match. He regained his form in the win over New Zealand, scoring 52 in Guwahati, Ponting was better against India in the eighth innings in Bengaluru. After Gilchrist scored his maiden ODI century against India, Ponting scored an unbeaten 108 to lead Australia to a 61-run victory. Ponting became the first batsman to knock centuries in just 4 ODIs with 7, 6, and 4 runs. Ponting discovered first and hit 50 off 69 balls and 31 off the next 50 balls. Ponting took 5/235 and scored 36 runs in his first tennis tournament in Kolkata, Australia. They have beaten India 1118 times and Australia 37 times. He ends the series with 296 runs, the third-highest scorer at 42.83.


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10,000 overs in Australia's third Test -:

The West Indies tour visited Australia for the first overseas Test series in 25 months and Ponting’s debut at the new bowling alley. In the last five Test series, he scored 98.71 with four centuries in 1999 and 2003. He also scored 42.80 in 25 ODIs in four World Cups in 1995, 1999, 2003 and 2007. After eight consecutive months of cricket in the Twenty20 World Cup, Ponting marveled at how tired he was after playing so much cricket. In a warm-up match against the Jamaica XI, [192] the Australian team wore their sponsor's cap instead of the traditional green cap, causing controversy in various media outlets. Because the Green Baggies don’t want to play with goalkeeper Brad Haddin. Jamaica wore green shirts for the second half, but the rest of the team decided to look at them. The weather prevented Australia from winning, with Ponting scoring 17 in the first half and 20 in the second half.

Ponting celebrated his 35th century after batting in his first Test selection in Kingston, Jamaica, eventually scoring 158 off 224 balls. Although forced to fight, the West Indians scored 95 runs. In the second Test, Ponting became the seventh player and third Australian to score 10,000 Test runs. It takes him 118 Tests and 196 sessions longer than the runs of Tendulkar and Lara. He was then sacked 65 times. Ponting scored 38 in Australia's second innings after the match was tied. Australia won their third Test and the Australian captain finished with 323 runs at 53.83. Although Australia won the three-match series 2-0, they faced stiff opposition the following year. The car race also became complicated. Playing more slowly due to Warne’s presence, McGill had scored over 200 runs and decided to retire from the series after losing. ODI regular Brad Hogg also retired before the series and Beau Casson made his final Test debut.

Ponting was named vice-captain of the University of West Indies XI as the 50-over scorer after Australia’s defeat at Zeugma. He returned in the first three ODIs and scored just 87 at 29.00, 300 in the second ODI. Ponting scored 69 in the third match before returning home with a wrist injury. Director: Michael Clarke

#Test Centuries of Scored by Ricky posting:-

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1127 England624/6HeadingleyLeedsAway24 July 1997Won
2105 South Africa611/3Melbourne Cricket GroundMelbourneHome26 December 1997Drawn
3104 West Indies613/4Kensington OvalBridgetownAway26 March 1999Lost
4105*  Sri Lanka613/3Sinhalese Sports Club GroundColomboAway30 September 1999Drawn
5197  Pakistan623/3WACAPerthHome26 November 1999Won
6125 India611/3Adelaide OvalAdelaideHome10 December 1999Won
7141* India623/3Sydney Cricket GroundSydneyHome2 January 2000Won
8144 England314/5HeadingleyLeedsAway16 August 2001Lost
9157*  New Zealand312/3Bellerive OvalHobartHome22 November 2001Drawn
10100* South Africa342/3Newlands Cricket GroundCape TownAway8 March 2002Won
11141 Pakistan311/3Saravanamuttu StadiumColomboNeutral3 October 2002Won
12150 Pakistan313/3Sharjah Cricket StadiumSharjahNeutral19 October 2002Won
13123 England311/5The GabbaBrisbaneHome7 November 2002Won
14154  England322/5Adelaide OvalAdelaideHome21 November 2002Won
15117 West Indies321/4BourdaGeorgetownAway10 April 2003Won
16206  West Indies312/4Queen's Park OvalPort of SpainAway19 April 2003Won
17113 West Indies313/4Kensington OvalBridgetownAway1 May 2003Won
18169  Zimbabwe322/2Sydney Cricket GroundSydneyHome17 October 2003Won
19242 India312/4Adelaide OvalAdelaideHome12 December 2003Lost
20257  India323/4Melbourne Cricket GroundMelbourneHome26 December 2003Won
21207  Pakistan323/3Sydney Cricket GroundSydneyHome2 January 2005Won
22105  New Zealand323/3Eden ParkAucklandAway26 March 2005Won
23156  England343/5Old TraffordManchesterAway11 August 2005Drawn
24149  West Indies311/3The GabbaBrisbaneHome3 November 2005Won
25104*  West Indies331/3The GabbaBrisbaneHome3 November 2005Won
26117  South Africa312/3Melbourne Cricket GroundMelbourneHome26 December 2005Won
27120  South Africa323/3Sydney Cricket GroundSydneyHome2 January 2006Won
28143*  South Africa343/3Sydney Cricket GroundSydneyHome2 January 2006Won
29103  South Africa312/3KingsmeadDurbanAway24 March 2006Won
30116  South Africa332/3KingsmeadDurbanAway24 March 2006Won
31118*  Bangladesh341/2Fatullah Osmani StadiumFatullahAway9 April 2006Won
32196 England311/5The GabbaBrisbaneHome23 November 2006Won
33142  England322/5Adelaide OvalAdelaideHome1 December 2006Won
34140  India324/4Adelaide OvalAdelaideHome24 January 2008Drawn
35158  West Indies311/3Sabina ParkKingstonAway22 May 2008Won
36123  India311/4M. Chinnaswamy StadiumBangaloreAway9 October 2008Drawn
37101  South Africa312/3Melbourne Cricket GroundMelbourneHome26 December 2008Lost
38150  England321/5Sophia GardensCardiffAway8 July 2009Drawn
39209  Pakistan313/3Bellerive OvalHobartHome14 January 2010Won
40134 India422/4Sydney Cricket GroundSydneyHome4 January 2012Won
41221 India414/4Adelaide OvalAdelaideHome24 January 2012Won

Books of Ponting -:

During his international cricket career, Ponting was involved in writing several Australian cricket diaries detailing his cricketing experience during that period. Books are created with the help of a spiritual author. His biography Ponting: When the Game Stopped was published in November 2013.

Ricky Ponting Peter Staples (1998). Ricky Ponting Iron Bark Press. ISBN 978-0-330-36117-0.

Ricky Ponting Brian Murgatroyd (2003). Ricky Ponting's World Cup Story. Published by HarperCollins Australia. ISBN 978-0-7322-7847-2.

Ricky Ponting Brian Murgatroyd (2004). my first year Published by HarperCollins Australia. ISBN 978-0-7322-7848-9.

Ricky Ponting Brian Murgatroyd (2005). Signs of milk. Published by HarperCollins Australia. ISBN 978-0-7322-8152-6.

Ricky Ponting Geoff Armstrong (2006). Captain Record 2006. HarperCollins Australia.

Ricky Ponting Geoff Armstrong (2007). Captain Record 2007. HarperCollins Australia.

Ricky Ponting Geoff Armstrong (2008). Captain Record 2008. HarperCollins Australia.

Ricky Ponting Geoff Armstrong (2009). Captain Record 2009. HarperCollins Australia.

Ricky Pontin (2013).

#Ricky Ponting: Net Worth and Salaries -:

Ricky Ponting's achievements in cricket have brought him more than just fame and fortune. As of 2021, his net worth will be around $65 million.

Besides making money from professional cricket, Ponting has endorsed many brands and products that have contributed to his financial success. Apart from this, he has increased his income by taking up coaching positions and engaging in cricket reviews.

His achievements in the world of cricket have made Ponting one of the richest cricketers in the world along with his business acumen.

Ricky Ponting: Professional results -

Ricky Ponting's career was full of amazing feats that established him as one of the greatest cricketers of all time. From breaking records to leading his team to victory, Ponting's contribution to the game is remarkable.

1. #Multi-Test and One-Day International (ODI) centuries:

Ponting holds the record for most Test and One Day International (ODI) centuries for Australia. With 41 Test centuries and 30 ODI centuries, he is one of the leading run scorers in the history of cricket.

2. #Captain's speech:-

Ponting's leadership skills were crucial to Australia's success. He is the only cricketer to have captained his team in 324 internationals, including 77 Tests and 228 ODIs. Under his leadership, Australia dominated world cricket in the early 2000s, winning a record 16-match series.

3. Passed senior management exam:-

With 48 wins as captain, Ponting holds the record for most wins as a captain in the history of the game. His technical ability and ability to motivate his team were crucial to Australia's success during his time as captain.

#Ricky Ponting broke two world records:-

Ricky Ponting is one of the greatest players to ever play the game. During his career, he was recognized for his contribution to Australian cricket as a batsman and captain.

Popularly known as a punter, Ricky Ponting became the batsman and captain of the Australian national cricket team. Ricky Ponting is one of the few players to have scored more than 13,000 runs in Tests and ODIs.

The former Australian captain scored 13378 runs with 41 hundred and 62 fifties at an average of 51.9 in the longest format of the game. During this, he scored 13704 runs at an average of 42 runs, including 30 hundreds and 82 fifties.

Ricky Ponting is third in the list of cricketers with international hundreds. It should be noted that it has had its name for 71 centuries. Let's take a look at Ricky Ponting's two world records that won't be broken anytime soon.

1. Most ICC trophies won:-

Ricky Ponting was the best captain in history. During his captaincy, the Australian cricket team became a force in international cricket. Note that Ricky Ponting holds the world record for most ICC titles in men's cricket.

Under his leadership, the Australian cricket team won the 2003 ICC Men's ODI World Cup, the 2003 ICC Men's ODI World Cup, the 2006 ICC Champions Trophy, and the 2009 ICC Champions.

2. The most successful captain in international cricket -:

Ricky Ponting won the most matches as captain and player. He is the most prolific skipper in the history of international cricket with a record of 220 wins in 324 matches and an astonishing win percentage of 67.91%.

He is also the only cricketer in history to have won 100 Tests in 160 Tests. Moreover, he was also involved in most ODI victories as a player. He won 262 of his 360 ODIs.

3. Most run as captain -:

Ponting also tops the charts in terms of runs scored as captain, leading the team from the front. Ponting scored 15,440 runs for the Australian cricket team during his captaincy.

Ricky Ponting Award Winner:-

1 Allan Border Medal

2 Compton - Milner Medal

3 Sir Garfield's Sobers Trophy

4 Wisden, World Cricketer

5 best captains of the year


Ponting is the only cricketer in history to win 100 Tests as a player. He is considered one of the greatest ODI achievers with 262 wickets in over 160 Tests and 370 ODIs.