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The Coin Toss In South Africa That Proved Ricky Ponting’s Cricketing Genius

Ricky Ponting is well known for his ability to see and predict things on the cricket field well before they ever happen.

None of them might have been more accurate than when he told everyone exactly how a Test in South Africa would pan out.

Touring South Africa in 2009, all of the Aussies went to inspect the pitch and saw a green top, and when the news came through that Australia had won the toss, they all figured they were bowling first.

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Not Punter.

“I started to put the keeping pads on, the bowlers are getting ready,” Brad Haddin recalled on Willow Talk.

“Ricky’s walked in and said…”

WHEN PUNTER PREDICTED THE ENTIRE TEST:

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