Search: Look for:   Last 1 Month   Last 6 Months   All time

Former Oz cricketer Lawson irked by Ponting's self-indulgence

Sydney , Fri, 24 Feb 2012 ANI

Sydney, Feb 24(ANI): Former Australian fast bowler Geoff Lawson has said he is annoyed by Ricky Ponting's self-indulgence at a press conference after being dropped from the Australian one-day squad.

 

Lawson believes Ponting should have already retired from the Test cricket, Stuff.co.nz reports.

 

"I thought the press conference was one of the most self-indulgent little pieces of self-interest I've seen for a long time," Lawson told Sydney's Sky Sports Radio

 

"I listened very intently to it and there was a lot of 'I' ... 'I this' and 'I that' and 'how I'm good for the team', and I'm really annoyed by it," he said.

 

Lawson said if Ponting is true to his word about going out on top, then now's the time.

 

He also urged Australian selectors to look towards the future for Australian cricket, and added that Ponting should not be selected for the West Indies tour if he doesn't perform well in Sheffield Shield games.

 

"If he doesn't make runs in the three [Sheffield] Shield games, I'm not sure why he should be going to the West Indies," he said. (ANI)

 


LATEST IMAGES
PM Modi attending the last rites of the former President of India, late Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
CEO, General Motors calling on the PM Modi
Senior General Min Aung Hlaing calling on the PM Modi
Shri Pranab Mukherjee lighting the lamp to inaugurate the Centenary Celebrations
Lead actor, Bahubali, calling on the Prime Minister Modi
Post comments:
Your Name (*) :
Your Email :
Your Phone :
Your Comment (*):
  Reload Image
 
 

Comments:


 

OTHER TOP STORIES


Excellent Hair Fall Treatment
Careers | Privacy Policy | Feedback | About Us | Contact Us | | Latest News
Copyright © 2015 NEWS TRACK India All rights reserved.