The tiny hunched frame and gnarled hands of Mother Teresa are etched in former Australian cricket captain Steve Waugh’s memory. Eager to see the realities of life in nations such as India and Pakistan in his playing days, he met Mother Teresa at her Kolkata mission in 1996.
Australia captain Michael Clarke hit a career-best 251 not out and predecessor Ricky Ponting ended a two-year century drought to lift their team to a 291-run first- innings lead over India in the second cricket Test.
Ricky Ponting, Australia’s record run-scorer and former captain, was dismissed for eight in his last innings in Test cricket as his team lost the series- deciding match against South Africa by 309 runs.
Ricky Ponting, Australia’s record run-scorer, said he will retire after the third cricket Test against South Africa in Perth, where the home nation is seeking to wrest the number-one ranking from the visitors.