Pakistani umpire Aleem Dar reveals who was one of the ‘greatest cricketers of all time’

Aleem Dar called Ricky Ponting one of the greatest cricketers of all time Pakistan Australia cricket

Aleem Dar: “He is one of the greatest cricketers of all time, had the pleasure of umpiring many matches in which he played”

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Renowned umpire Aleem Dar has said that legendary Australia captain and batsman Ricky Ponting was one of the “greatest cricketers of all time”.

Ponting is the second-highest run-scorer in Test history with 13,378 runs in 168 matches, which included 41 centuries and 62 fifties, at an average of 51.85.

He is also the third-highest run-scorer in ODI cricket with 13,704 runs in 375 games, which included 30 hundreds and 82 half-centuries, at an average of 42.03.

In regards to his T20 International career, Ponting made 401 runs in 17 matches at an average of 28.64. He struck two half-centuries, which included a career-best knock of 98 not out.

“He is one of the greatest cricketers of all time, had the pleasure of umpiring many matches in which he played!” Dar said on Twitter.

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