Ponting ended his career with over 27,00 runs in 560 matches.
Team India, in spite of having a strong bowling unit for quite some time now, has faced the wrath of many duos.
All the news stories that hogged the headlines today.
Aaron Finch & Co. are coming into the series on the back of a glorious performance in limited-overs series against Sri Lanka and Pakistan.
Rohit won the Asia Cup 2018 while leading India and has also triumphed in 2018 Nidahas T20 tri-series.
Recently, during a Twitter Q&A session, Ricky Ponting was asked by a fan about which player he would like to bring out of retirement for one final Ashes series.
Pat Cummins is the number one bowler in the latest Test rankings released by ICC.
The charity games will get kicked off from 8th of February.
Former Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara is the wicketkeeper-batsman in the team.
Here is how the cricketers spent their day on Twitter and Instagram today.