Only Second to Sir Don Bradman, Ricky Ponting stands in the list of one of the most successful cricketers regarding scoring runs, as a captain, and a fielder. He is acclaimed by ICC in the list of top 5 batting greats of Cricket. Ponting started his domestic career with Tasmania at the age of 17, his ODI debut against South Africa ended not so well, he was given out on 96 in his first Test match. Ponting was a run machine by 1996, he successfully made centuries on toughest spin pitches of Asia and seaming tracks of England and Australia. Ricky Ponting was part of the Steve Waugh’s successful World Cup campaign in 1999. He was handed captaincy in 2002, what we call the golden era of Australian cricket. Australia was unstoppable and undefeated in Tests and ODIs when Ponting was given captaincy. During his decade of captain in ODI and Tests, Australia won 2003 and 2007 World Cup, remained number one in Test rankings, Australia made a streak of 26 consecutive wins in World Cup history, the streak was broken in 2011 World Cup. Read about legendary player Brad Hodge net worth. We also wrote about Andrew Symonds total worth in USD
Interesting Fact: Pet name of Ricky Ponting is Punter. Ponting played most number of world cup matches by any cricketer.
Net Worth of Ricky Ponting:
Ricky Ponting holds the record of playing 100 tests as a part of winning team, a unique record. Ponting’s disappointing losses, four in Ashes as a captain driven him poorly towards retirement. Ponting is one of the four players ever to cross 13,000 run mark. Ponting appeared in his last test in 2012 against South Africa. Ponting continued playing for Cricket Leagues and Tasmania after his retirement.
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Ponting appeared in IPL for Mumbai Indians after his retirement. Ricky Ponting was awarded Australia’s player of the decade and Most Successful ODI player for Australia by Cricket Australia. His career centuries are only behind Sachin Tendulkar. Ricky Ponting net worth, income profile, and salary comprise of winning awards, central contracts, drafting money in Cricket Leagues, ICC awards, domestic, county cricket, commentary in International matches, and IPL.
Net Worth: $30 Million
Income Per Year: $5 Million
Monthly Salary: $0.4 Million
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