Australia's Ricky Ponting (L) takes evasive action as the ball is hit past him as he fields close to the bat on day three of the first cricket Test between South Africa and Australia at the Gabba ground in Brisbane on November 11, 2012. IMAGE STRICTLY RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE AFP PHOTO / Greg WOOD
Fomer Australian Cricket World Cup players Dean Jones, Brett Lee, Michael Hussey, Ricky Ponting, Matthew Hayden, Damien Fleming and Adam Gilchrist pose with the the ICC Cricket World Cup trophy during the Ricky Ponting Tribute Match at Aurora Stadium on January 30, 2014 in Launceston, Australia.
Ricky Ponting of Australia is chaired from the ground by David Warner and Michael Clarke after retiring from International cricket during day four of the Third Test Match between Australia and South Africa at WACA on December 3, 2012 in Perth, Australia.
Ricky Ponting of Australia grimaces after being struck on his injured finger by a drive from Nathan McCullum of New Zealand during the 2011 ICC World Cup Group A match between Australia and New Zealand at Vidarbha Cricket Association Ground on February 25, 2011 in Nagpur, India.