He also said that Kohli is one of the best ever he has watched in his life.
Post his retirement, Ponting is heavily involved in both commentary and coaching stints.
The final selling price of the cap can still rise further as the auction will end early morning on Friday.
Kohli remained unbeaten on 254 in the first innings of the Pune Test.
The Indian captain took 138 innings to get into the list of this elite record.
US President Donald Trump came across Don Bradman's name in his recent visit to Ohio.
Even for the greatest of greats, achieving everything is perhaps impossible.
The 29-year old has achieved this feat on the 71st Anniversary of Don Bradman's infamous duck in the last inning of his career.
The stipulation was that none of them must have ever played a T20I game in their entire career.
Kohli is currently on a run-scoring spree and averaged 151 in the ODI series against the Windies.