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Legendary Australia captain Ricky Ponting has been presented with Life Membership by Cricket Tasmania after he was nominated by fellow recipient Tony Harrison.
Ponting was bestowed with the honour during Cricket Tasmania’s Annual General Meeting on Monday night.
“Thousands of young Tasmanians, indeed many more around the world, are playing cricket because of the influence and achievements of Ricky Ponting,” Harrison, who is a long serving chairman at Cricket Tasmania, said. “Ricky Ponting is a true legend of world cricket and will always be known as Tasmanian cricket’s favourite son.”