Ricky Ponting reveals fastest-spell confronted by him in cricketing profession – cricket


After having talked about the very best over he had confronted earlier, former Australia skipper Ricky Ponting on Wednesday revealed the quickest spell of bowling he needed to negotiate in his cricketing profession.

Taking to Twitter Ponting stated that former Pakistan pacer Shoaib Akhtar’s 1999 spell in Perth was the quickest bowling he had ever confronted in his profession. The Rawalpindi Specific bowled at blistering tempo touching 150 kmph all through that spell.

“Obtained loads of questions the opposite day after calling the Flintoff over the very best I’d confronted. This from @shoaib100mph was the quickest spell I’d ever confronted and belief me Justin wasn’t backing up too far on the different finish,” Ponting tweeted.

Earlier, Ponting had opened up about the very best over he ever confronted in worldwide cricket.

He named former England all-rounder Andrew Flintoff because the one who bowled the hardest over he needed to face through the 2005 Ashes.

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Through the second Take a look at at Edgbaston, Flintoff troubled Ponting in all the over, and took his wicket with the ultimate supply.

Ponting scored 27,486 runs for Australia in his worldwide profession and likewise led his nation in all three codecs.

No Australian has scored extra worldwide centuries than the previous skipper. Ponting additionally led Australia to 2 World Cup victories in 2003 and 2007.

He performed his final Take a look at in 2012. He’s the second-highest run-getter within the historical past of the longest format of the sport with 13,378 runs.