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addtamx
Post subject: Ponting announces retirement
PostPosted: 06:23 on 29th Nov 2012

Joined: 21:02 on 9th May 2008
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Location: Australia
www.espncricinfo.com/australia-v-south- ... 94213.html

Funny, I got mixed feelings about this. As much as we all love to hate him, I think we do so with a certain amount of respect for him as a batsmen.

Been shite for a few years now, but before that.....f#$%k he was good.
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whiteensign
Post subject: Re: Ponting announces retirement
PostPosted: 06:24 on 29th Nov 2012

Joined: 22:13 on 23rd Apr 2008
Posts: 1268
Location: Redditch/Sydney
A very sad day indeed for english cricket, we really wanted him to come over for one final humiliation next year ;)

Anyway Punter, thanks for the memories, here's a few for now ;)


The Gary Pratt run out http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3wSIzbSQ_Kw

The Kevin Pietersen not caught behind and the aftermath http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SH7rDItnIAk

LBW against India ;) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BTb2n6CL19Y
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fernando
Post subject: Re: Ponting announces retirement
PostPosted: 11:56 on 29th Nov 2012

Joined: 12:48 on 25th Apr 2008
Posts: 1875
One of the best that i've seen. Cheerio.
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Big Harvey
Post subject: Re: Ponting announces retirement
PostPosted: 13:00 on 29th Nov 2012

Joined: 09:14 on 23rd Apr 2008
Posts: 2366
Obviously couldn't handle the pressure of both playing and umpiring.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ew7tY8Q3Trw
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blueandy1mac
Post subject: Re: Ponting announces retirement
PostPosted: 13:40 on 29th Nov 2012

Joined: 12:30 on 14th Jul 2008
Posts: 2154
Location: Preston UK
Mixed feeling but at this point it is a little disrespectful to say something bad about a guy so thanks for some good memories and enjoy your retirement.



Obviously my view should'nt stop anyone else from having a pop, rude not to.


ps Sachin, you might want to give this move some thought r.e. timing mate.
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kev
Post subject: Re: Ponting announces retirement
PostPosted: 15:02 on 29th Nov 2012

Joined: 17:06 on 4th Dec 2008
Posts: 279
Location: Walsall West Midlands
A lot of respect for one of the all time great batsmen, a tough opponent for many years & one you would definetely want in your side. Sometimes overstepped the mark with Umprires particularly recently & involved in my 2 favourite run outs (Pratt & Flintoff).
And the way he chewed that gum - didn't so much chew it as teach it a lesson!!
So long Punter it's been fun.
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Hector
Post subject: Re: Ponting announces retirement
PostPosted: 14:36 on 1st Dec 2012

Joined: 19:34 on 29th May 2008
Posts: 1229
Location: Somerset
How will history remember Ricky Ponting?

1) One of the greatest batsmen of all time

2) A realy Sh*t captain

3) A bad looser
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Maidenover
Post subject: Re: Ponting announces retirement
PostPosted: 16:07 on 3rd Dec 2012

Joined: 09:13 on 23rd Apr 2008
Posts: 2913
Yes :roll:
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