Ponting becomes first cricketer to record a century of Test victories

Updated: Sep 03, 2011, 15:27 PM IST

Galle: Ricky Ponting has become the first cricketer to play in 100 winning Test matches following Australia’s 125 run win over Sri Lanka in the Galle Test on Saturday.

Ponting already had the records of more Test and one-day victories as captain.

Not surprisingly, the top eight players on the list of Test victories are Australians, a daily reports.

The 36-year-old is followed by Shane Warne (92), Steve Waugh (86), Glenn McGrath (84), Adam Gilchrist (73), Mark Waugh (72), Matthew Hayden (71) and Justin Langer (70).