So if we take the debate to the next level, i. He averaged 54 during 70s and 80s, and he scored centuries at will and against the best opposition, and fearsome bowlers. There’s no argument that Ponting deserves to be mentioned with Sachin Tendulkar and Brian Lara as one of the three most dominant batsmen of the era. But if we look into the stats, it reveals the other story and thing we find Australia along with England plays more number of tests every year. The competition level was further elevated when Mark Waugh and Saeed Anwar started playing some amazing knocks both in tests and as well as in limited over cricket.
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There was a string of s he scored against west indies at its best. Firstly I hope the moderator understands why I m retaliating to that punks threat. In those matches which are played away from home including the neutral venuesTendulkar tops Ponting in each department.
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Tendulkar is ahead of all the contemporary players of World cricket in the limited over cricket. Sachin still played 15 tests lesser than Ponting since tnedulkar debut, Tendulkar still scores 1 century more than what Ponting has scored overall hundreds in his career. He has the only score of in Test cricket, a triple-century to go with it, and another seven double-centuries. If there was someone from australian cricket who can be compared with Sachin, then it is steve waugh.
Sachin being the first fan to reach the milestones of 10k, 11k, 12k, 13k, 14k, 15k, 16k, 17k and soon will touch 18k as well. Both have scored a bulk of their runs in this period. He scored against thrid rated bowlers and clearly struggled against marshall.
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Meanwhile, in a classic case of out of sight out of mind, the now retired Lara hardly ever enters the conversation these days. Australia thrashed India at the beginning of the year and had the upper hand in the two drawn Tests against South Africa. His awful average of Former Australia captain Ian Chappell is now a cricket commentator and columnist.
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So if we take the debate to the next level, i. India Jun 13, 0. Ponting would be keen to break the jinx against Harbhajan and also on Indian pitches. Bradman also had two triple centuries compared to Sachin and Ponting who have none. Too much is being vx about gavaskar scoring against WI, but gavaskar never scored against the fearsome quartlet.
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But if we look into the stats, it reveals the other story and thing we find Australia along with England plays more number of tests every year. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter.
Share on Facebook Tweet. In the New Zealand series, Sachin was placed sixth in terms of runs scored by players in the team. Ponting has also timed his retirement much better. Tendulkar, will be licking his lips to face the Australians, against whom he always performed like a Champ. For article on the sameClick here. It is also difficult to compare both Sachin and Ponting with the legendary Donald Bradman.
Tendulkar gains a lot of support because he’s idolised in a country of more than a billion people, he was compared to Sir Donald Bradman by the man himself, and is on the verge of scoring a hundred international centuries, a remarkable feat of skill and longevity.
Purely based on talent and performance the next best batsman Australia ever produced after Don is Greg Chappell. He never faced the mean bowlers of the West Indies, something that makes you appreciate the runs of Sunil Gavaskar. With them he had an amazing form, both as captain and batsman.
Lara played a selfish brand of cricket, despite being immensely talented he put himself ahead of his team. His highest score was not out.