Ricky Ponting hits ton in final first-class game

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Updated: Friday, July 12, 2013, 14:55 [IST]
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Ponting hits ton in his final FC game

London, July 12: Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting bowed out of first-class cricket with an unbeaten century in his final match for Surrey against Nottinghamshire here at Kennington Oval on Thursday (July 11).

Ponting's 169 not out helped Surrey draw their four-day game. Ponting batted for 420 minutes and faced 319 balls. He scored 18 boundaries during his innings.

The 38-year-old ended his first-class career with 82 tons. Ponting's tally in Tests was 13,378 runs in 168 matches. He hit 41 centuries in Tests.

In 289 first-class game, Ponting ended with 24,150 runs at an average of 55.90.

Ponting, however, will feature in Twenty20 matches. He will play for Mumbai Indians in the Champions League and also in the Caribbean Premier League for Antigua Hawksbills.


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Story first published:  Friday, July 12, 2013, 14:53 [IST]
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