Ricky Ponting Health Update: Great news, Ricky Ponting back in commentary box for AUS vs WI PERTH TEST: Follow LIVE Updates

Ricky Ponting Health Update: Australia vs WestIndies LIVE: Former Australia captain and Delhi Capitals coach Ricky Ponting is in better condition. As…

Ricky Ponting Health Update: Good news, Ricky Ponting's condition BETTER, discharged from hospital, likely to resume AUS vs WI commentary duty Saturday, Follow LIVE Updates
Ricky Ponting Health Update: Good news, Ricky Ponting's condition BETTER, discharged from hospital, likely to resume AUS vs WI commentary duty Saturday, Follow LIVE Updates

Ricky Ponting Health Update: Australia vs WestIndies LIVE: Former Australia captain and Delhi Capitals coach Ricky Ponting is in better condition. As per reports in Australian media, he will be seen in commentary box once again on DAY-4 of ongoing Perth Test between Australia vs WestIndies. Ponting was discharged from Royal Perth hospital after a battery of tests. On Friday, the he was rushed to the hospital after complaining of chest pain during lunch break of Day 3 of Australia vs WestIndies 1st Test in Perth. While Australian cricket team doctors treated him on the spot, they advised him to check in to a hospital. Former teammate Justin Langer was with him when Ponting fell ill. Follow AUS vs WI LIVE Updates on InsideSport.IN.

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Ricky Ponting Health Update: Good news, Ricky Ponting’s condition BETTER, discharged from hospital, likely to resume AUS vs WI commentary duty Saturday, Follow LIVE Updates

 

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Ponting complained of unease during his commentary stint with Channel 7 on Friday. It was during lunch time that he was taken to a Perth hospital. As per local media, he is stable and told his colleagues that he is doing okay.

His condition is not serious as per Australian media. However, as a precaution, he will remain at the hospital for some time.

What exactly happened: After his commentary session on Day 3 of Australia vs WestIndies 1st Test, Ponting complained of unease. He was swiftly transported to a Perth hospital for checks. He has informed the broadcaster and his colleagues that he is doing okay.

Australia Cricket team doctors checked him during lunch break and advised him to check in to a hospital.

Ricky Ponting Health Update: Good news, Ricky Ponting’s condition BETTER, discharged from hospital, likely to resume AUS vs WI commentary duty Saturday, Follow LIVE Updates

In April during his stint as Delhi Capitals coach, he tested positive for Covid.

Ricky Ponting is most successful Australia captain with 67.91 winning percentage. He has played 168 Tests for Australia, leading the team in 77 games. He has also played 229 ODIs, winning the World Cup in 2003 and 2007.

Ricky Ponting Cricket Career:

  • Test: 168
  • Runs: 13, 378 at 51.85 avg
  • 100/50: 41/62
  • ODIs: 375
  • Runs: 13,704 an 42.03 average
  • 100/50: 30/82
  • T20Is: 17
  • Runs: 401 at 28.64
  • 50: 2

He was a part of the Australian team that won three straight 50-over World Cups in 1999, 2003 and 2007,

Australian cricket is going through a tough time. After Dean Jones, Rodney Marsh and legendary leg-spinner Shane Warne died of cardiac arrests. Andrew Symonds also passed away after a car crash.

Former Australian cricketer Ryan Campbell suffered a heart attack and spent some time in hospital. However, he returned as the Netherlands coach.

“The amount of people that have come to me and rung me or text me or messaged me on social media, saying ‘Hi Ryan, I just wanted to thank you because I’m 45 or I’m 50 and I thought I was fit, but when I saw what happened to you, I just went to the doctor and they found something and now I’m gonna get it fixed or I’m on some medication,’” Campbell said recently.

Ricky Ponting Health Update: Good news, Ricky Ponting’s condition BETTER, discharged from hospital, likely to resume AUS vs WI commentary duty Saturday, Follow LIVE Updates

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