Ricky Ponting announces retirement plans: The former Australia captain by numbers
The former Australia captain today announced his retirement plans
Thursday 20 June 2013
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.
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