Ponting breaks cricket records

Friday, January 6, 2006

Australian cricketer, Ricky Ponting made his second century (100 runs) in his 100th match. The Australian cricket captain is playing in the final day of the third Test against South Africa at the Sydney Cricket Ground. He clocked up 120 runs in his first innings.

He is the first player in Test cricket history to make twin centuries in his 100th match.

The skipper has also in this match become Australia's third-highest runscorer, passing Mark Waugh (8,029) and trailing Steve Waugh (10,927) and Allan Border (11,174).