HOME STATE TO HONOUR PONTING
Hobart,Dec 6: Newly-retired Test great Ricky Ponting will receive a tribute during next week’s opening Test match against Sri Lanka in Hobart, Cricket Tasmania said on Thursday.
The former Australian skipper played his final and 168th Test match against South Africa in Perth this week after a run of low scores in the three-Test series against the Proteas.
His home state association said Ponting will do a lap of honour around Bellerive Oval during the lunch break on the opening day of the Hobart Test on Friday, December 14.
Ponting has confirmed his retirement from international cricket but he will still be available to play for the Hobart Hurricanes and the Tasmanian Tigers this season. AFP
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