Ricky Ponting announces retirement plans: The former Australia captain by numbers

The former Australia captain today announced his retirement plans

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Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting has announced he will retire from all forms of the game in October. Here, we take a look at his career in numbers...

168 - Test match caps. A record for an Australian he holds jointly with Steve Waugh.

13,378 - Test match runs to make him the second-most prolific batsman of all time behind Sachin Tendulkar.

41 - Test centuries to leave him third in the all-time list.

257 - His highest Test score, against India at Melbourne in 2003.

48 - His world record number of Test wins as captain.

51.85 - Test average.

5 - Test match wickets.

375 - One-day internationals to make him the most-capped Australian and fifth-most overall.

230 - His record for most ODIs as captain.

13,704 - ODI runs to leave him second on the all-time list behind Tendulkar.

30 - The second most ODI centuries, behind Tendulkar again.

3 - World Cup titles.

2 - World Cup wins as captain.

42.03 - ODI average.

98* - Highest Twenty20 score, in his first ever international match in the shortest format against New Zealand.

2 - Number of Twenty20 half-centuries in 17 international games.