Ricky Ponting, the former Australian skipper’s tweet went viral on social media in which he has predicted the results of the Border-Gavaskar Trophy. He looked excited to take the commentary after a long span of 10 months with fans.
In 2018-19, Team India registered a historic Test series win over Australia on their own soil by 2-1. This was the rare occasion when Men in Blue outclassed Aussies in red-ball cricket series in their own backyards. And, now, hosts are eager to defeat the defending champions and get their hands on the prestigious trophy. The first Test was scheduled to begin on December 17 in Adelaide when Ricky Ponting shared a post on the micro-blogging site.
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Ricky Ponting Favors Australia In Border-Gavaskar Trophy 2020-21
The former legendary skipper took to his official Twitter handle and shared a post with a still He was spotted standing alongside Team India’s phenomenal former cricketer Sunil Gavaskar. He gave a caption to his post that read,” Can’t wait to commentate alongside this man for the first time, and excited to be back at a ground with fans for the first time in 10 months. Predicting 2-1 Australia. #AUSvIND.” According to Ponting visitors will lose the Border-Gavaskar Trophy by 2-1 to hosts.
The former won the toss and elected to bat first in Adelaide. After a horrendous start, Virat Kohli & Co. made a strong comeback on the back of their talented batsman. The middle-order batsmen played determined knocks on a difficult track against an Aussie bowling attack with pink-cherry in their hands. The Indian skipper became the first half-centurion of the series this year. He muscled 74 runs off 160 balls. Pujara and Rahane also scored knocks of 43 runs and 42 runs respectively.