Ponting century puts Victoria under pressure
Victoria 4 for 132 (Bird 2-35) trail Tasmania 5 for 439 dec (Ponting 162*, Doolan 95, Cosgrove 56) by 307 runsScorecard
Ricky Ponting scored his first century of the summer, his unbeaten 162 leading Tasmania to a commanding total at the MCG, before the visitors’ bowlers consolidated the advantage by dismissing Victoria’s top-order for cheap.
Tasmania began the second day on 3 for 315, with Ponting on 89. He went on to bring up his 78th first-class century off 144 balls, and hit 20 fours and a six during his unbeaten 162, an innings that lasted nearly six hours. He led Tasmania to 5 for…
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