Ricky Ponting shares photo of World Cup 2003 final bat, gets one query from Indians
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Published: March 23, 2020 1:34:24 pm


Ricky Ponting, Ricky Ponting spring bat, Ricky Ponting World Cup 2003 final, Ricky Ponting 140 vs India, Ricky Ponting Twitter, Ricky Ponting spring bat rumours, cricket news Ricky Ponting shared a photo of the bat he utilized in World Cup 2003 final (Express Archive/Ricky Ponting Twitter)

Seventeen years in the past, Ricky Ponting demolished Indian bowlers, hitting a whirlwind 140 to assist Australia dominate India, and win the 2003 World Cup final by 125 runs. On Monday, Ponting shared an image of the bat that he had used.

Ponting’s innings had 4 fours and eight sixes. With the assistance of half-centuries from Adam Gilchrist and Damien Martyn, Australia posted an enormous whole of 359 for 2 wickets on the board.

In reply, India might solely rating 234 and their inning ended within the 40th over. The highest run-scorer of the match, Sachin Tendulkar, acquired out within the first over that was bowled by Glenn McGrath. After his wicket, India succumbed to the stress and suffered a batting collapse. Opener Virender Sehwag top-scored for India with an 81-ball 82.

Ponting has stated that he’ll undergo issues he has saved from his cricketing profession and can share them within the coming days.

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After the excellent loss, there have been rumours that Ponting used a spring his bat within the Johannesburg tie because of an April Fool’s prank by the media. So when Ponting posted the image, all of the queries from India had been in regards to the legendary spring:

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