Surrey v Notts: Ricky Ponting hits ton in first-class swansong

Ricky Ponting batted for the entire day in his final first-class innings to finish on 169 not out and help Surrey earn a draw against Nottinghamshire.

The former Australia captain batted sensibly to ensure his side, who had been in a precarious position, could declare on 395-8 to save the match.
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At the close, every Notts player shook his hand as he left the field.

Ponting’s innings came as his former Australian team-mates were fighting back against England in the first Test.

It was the second century in his short spell at Surrey after he hit 192 on his debut against Derbyshire. Read more