Ricky Ponting departs first-class cricket in style

Jul 12, 2013, 00:22 IST | AFP

Ricky Ponting bowed out in style as the former Australia captain hit 169 not out for Surrey in his final first-class innings against Nottinghamshire yesterday.

The 38-year-old, had moved from his overnight 41 to 108 by lunch on the final day of the County Championship First Division match at the Oval and he remained unbeaten throughout his 319-ball innings, which included 18 fours, to help Surrey rescue a draw. 

Ricky Ponting
Surrey’s Ricky Ponting acknowledges the crowd as he leaves the field
 

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