Ricky Ponting Full Biography, Australian Cricketer, T20 Record Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Family & More

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 Ricky Ponting  Full Biography

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Ricky Thomas Ponting  (born 19 December 1974) is an Australian cricket coach, commentator, and former cricketer. He is considered the most successful captain in international cricket history, with 220 matches won overall from 324 matches with a winning ratio of 67.91%. Ponting was captain of the Australian national team during its ‘golden era’; between 2004 and 2011 in Tests and 2002 and 2011 in One Day Internationals (ODIs). He is a specialist right-handed batsman, an excellent slip / close catching fielder, as well as a very occasional bowler. He was named “Cricketer of the Decade 2000”.

Ricky Ponting Full Biography, Australian Cricketer, T20 Record Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Family & More

Ricky Ponting Australian Cricketer- Basic Information

  • Full Name: Ricky Thomas Ponting
  • Nickname: Punter
  • Role: Batsman
  • Batting Style: Right-Handed
  • Bowling Style: Right Handed Medium

Physical Appearance

    • Height (approx.): 5 Feet 10 Inches
    • Weight (approx.): 78 Kg
    • Eye Colour: Brown
    • Hair Colour: Brown

Personal Life Of Ricky Ponting

  • Date of Birth : 19 December 1974
  • Age: 45 years
  • Birth Place: Australia
  • Zodiac sign: Sagittarius
  • Nationality: Australian
  • School: NA
  • College: Sport’s Cricket Academy
  • Educational Qualifications: NA

Family & Religion

  • Father Graeme Ponting (cricketer)
  • Mother: Lorraine Ponting (state vigoro champion)
  • Brother: NA
  • Sister: Renee Ponting
  • Coach/Mentor: NA
  • Religion: Christianity

Ricky Ponting Full Biography, Australian Cricketer, T20 Record Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Family & More

Cricket Career Of Ricky Ponting

Internation Debuts

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    • Test: Australia v Sri Lanka at Perth (8 to 11 Dec 1995)
    • ODI: Australia v South Africa at Wellington (15 Feb 1995)
    • T20: New Zealand v Australia at Auckland (17 Feb 2005)
    • Jersey Number: 14
    • Domestic/State Teams: Kolkata Knight Riders, Mumbai Indians, Somerset, Surrey, Tasmania
Batting and fielding averages
MatInnsNORunsHSAveBFSR100504s6sCtSt
Tests168287291337825751.852278258.7241621509731960
ODIs375365391370416442.031704680.39308212311621600
T20Is1716240198*28.64302132.7802411180
First-class289494622415025755.90821063090
List A456445531636316441.7434991950
T20s4843390998*22.72819110.98057525170
Bowling averages
MatInnsBallsRunsWktsBBIBBMAveEconSR4w5w10
Tests1683658727651/01/055.202.82117.4000
ODIs375515010431/121/1234.664.1650.0000
T20Is17
First-class2891506813142/1058.073.23107.500
List A45634926983/343/3433.624.6243.6000
T20s482122311/111/1123.0011.5012.0000

Highlighted Records Of  Ricky Ponting

He captained Australia from 2003 -2011 in which he became the most succesful captain of the world and made Australia two times world champion.

Ricky Ponting Preferences & Hobbies

  • Hobbies: Playing Golf
  • Favorite Cricketers:  Sachin Tendulkar, Brian Lara
  • Favorite Sportspersons: Messi
  • Favorite Actress NA
  • Favorite Food: Thai Cuisine
  • Favorite Color: NA

Ricky Ponting Relationship Status

  • Marital Status: Married
  • Wife: Rianna Jennifer Cantor
  • Marriage Date: NA
  • Affairs/Girlfriend:  NA
  • Children: NA

Ricky Ponting Full Biography, Australian Cricketer, T20 Record Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Family & More

Awards and Recognitions

  • He is awarded Wisden Leading Cricketer in the World 2003
  • Wisden Cricketer of the Year 2006
  • Allan Border Medal, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2009
  • Australian Test Player of the Year 2003, 2004, 2007
  • Australian ODI Player of the Year 2002, 2007
  • ICC Player of the Year 2006, 2007
  • ICC Captain of the Year 2007
  • ICC Test Player of the Year 2006
  • He was declared as the Player of the Decade
  • He was inducted in Sport Australia Hall of Fame in 2015
  • He was Honoured with Order of Australia membership in 2012.

Ricky Ponting Full Biography, Australian Cricketer, T20 Record Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Family & More

Controversies did by James Faulkner ( Australian Cricketer )

Ricky is a much known controversial player and his love for gambling is not hidden. he is also famous for getting into the news for all the wrong reasons so he is called as Punter.

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In 1999, Ricky Pointing was involved in a club Brawl. he was suspended for three matches for this behaviour of him.

He gave a comment on Michael Clark’s leader in his autobiography who is the successor pf Ponting after he left the captaincy. Ponting said he has a doubt over Clark’s captaincy skills. He didn’t involve much as a skipper but he always goes into his shell whenever he is struggling with his form or having some personal problem.

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