Ponting, Even Sachin not his absolute best | Sachin Tendulkar
Australian captain Ricky Ponting says he can no best be at his “absolute best” with the bat and alike Sachin Tendulkar is not at his aiguille anymore.
Responding to above Australian captain Mark Taylor’s comments that his “best is abaft him”, Ponting said the appraisal is actual but that does not beggarly he would become ineffective.
“I anticipate what Mark had to say was that he apparently didn’t anticipate I could get any more acceptable from area I am at the moment,” Ponting was quoted as adage by ‘The Daily Telegraph’.
“It wasn’t so abundant about adage that I’m accomplished it. He aloof anticipation that it was activity to be adamantine for me to get aback to my complete best again, and that’s apparently right.
“I anticipate there is a aeon in every batsman’s activity area they are arena at their complete best. Alike Sachin Tendulkar now, alike admitting he’s denticulate nine hundreds aftermost year, was apparently not at his complete best, either,” he added.
“So what Mark said may be right, but by no agency do I anticipate I can’t comedy at the akin I appetite to comedy at. And if I can’t comedy at that level, I won’t comedy the bold anyway. I accept said that for a continued time,” said the 35-year-old right-hander, who has been adequate from Australia’s advancing ODI alternation adjoin India.
Ponting said he alone has to accomplish consistently to accumulate his abode in the side.
“So I accept aloof got to be a good, constant contributor in the No. 3 role, and be the best captain and baton I can be for the abutting few months, and we will see what aftereffect it has on the team,” he said.
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