Ricky Ponting ends first-class career with 82nd ton

Last Updated: Thursday, July 11, 2013 - 23:02

Zee Media Bureau

London: Australian batting legend Ricky Ponting ended his first-class career on a high note after he scored an unbeaten 169 for English county Surrey helping his side earn a draw against Nottinghamshire on Thursday.

The 38-year-old now has 82 first-class centuries which is one more than Sachin Tendulkar who has 81 to his name.

South Africa`s JP Duminy will replace him as the overseas player in the Surrey squad.

Punter will now play in the inaugural Caribbean Premier League with Antigua Hawksbills and then end finally draw curtains to his career after featuring for the Mumbai Indians in the Champions League 2013.

First Published: Thursday, July 11, 2013 - 23:02

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