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03-22-2011, 10:26 PM #1
Ponting's reign as Australia captain could be over soonRicky Ponting's nine-year reign as Australia n captain could be over soon as he is likely to face tough resistance from board officials to retain his job for next month's tour of Bangladesh. Australia head into the quarter-finals against a formidable Indian side on Thursday even as Ponting grapples with indifferent form and it could be the final week for the 36-year-old as captain.
The Sydney Morning Herald reported a Cricket Australia official saying that there should be a discussion by the board on whether Ponting should lead the team against Bangladesh even though his position as a player was not in jeopardy.
"We need to be looking at the future," the senior official was quoted as saying by the paper.
"It's time for us to make a change."...being a human...