Ricky Ponting on Saturday shared rare pictures of his jersey from Australia’s second World Cup Win in the year 1999.
Reviving Australia’s Second World Cup Win in 1999, former skipper Ricky Ponting on Saturday shared pictures of his jersey from the memorable event. Pointing said that Australia winning the World Cup was the highlight of his career at that point & termed the atmosphere after the win as an “amazing experience”.
“Can’t believe it’s been 21 years since the 99 World Cup final, the highlight of my career to that point. It finished with me on @TomMoodyCricket’s shoulders in the middle of Lord’s singing the team song, an amazing experience,” Ponting tweeted. In the match, Pakistan won the toss & choose to bat first less did they know that it will be their worst start in the World Cup Finals.
Pakistan lost wickets at regular intervals & got all out at 132 runs. Ricky Pointing played his last Test match in 2012 in which he scored 27,486 runs for Australia in entire International career & led his country in all the three formats of the game.
No Australian has ever scored more international centuries than the former skipper Ricky Ponting. Ponting also led Australia to two World Cup Victories in 2003 & 2007. Ricky Ponting is the second-highest run-scorer in the history of the longest format of the game after giving a farewell to International cricket with 13,378 runs in Test Cricket