Ponting eyes ton as Tasmania dominate
Tasmania 3 for 315 (Doolan 95, Ponting 89*, Cosgrove 56) v VictoriaScorecard
Ricky Ponting continued his promising start to the season with an unbeaten 89 against a Test-class Victoria attack as Tasmania dominated the opening day at the MCG. Ponting and Alex Doolan, who made 95, were the stand-outs for the Tigers after the openers Mark Cosgrove and Ed Cowan both batted well, and having been sent in by Victoria’s captain Cameron White, Tasmania were 3 for 315 at stumps.
George Bailey was on 13, having joined Ricky Ponting late in the day when the otherwise steadfast Doolan was bowled by…
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